melbourne cup

Considering Heading waaaaaay down under to Melbourne and wondering what there is to do? Well…there is shopping, horse races, and apparently really good Italian food. Those things aside, here are a couple useful links that outline things to see, bands to listen to and mountains to climb! That’s Melbourne Melbourne Gigs Outdoor Melbourne Only Melbourne Melbourne Cup Fairy Penguins Hostels

Melbourne, What to Do

The Race that stops the Nation! The Aussies are mad about their horse racing and today is the crowning glory of the Racing Season- The Melbourne Cup. Fashion, Glamour, Champers (Champagne), Stunning Horses, Lush Grounds, and the primitive pounding of the hooves all get right to the soul of the punters (folks who are out to “try their luck” or […]

Daily Dose: Happy Melbourne Cup Day!

Check out these topics currently being discussed on the Australasia forum at BootsnAll: Boo70007 has been traveling around Australia, and now that she’s back in Sydney, she wants to know – why is the Melbourne Cup such a big deal? And where’s the best spot to watch it in Sydney? ChristineHind is looking for advice on the Melbourne International Film […]

Australia Forum Threads for the week of October 23, 2006