8.10am flight ex ChCh & landed bang on 10am 'Stralian time.
We managed to blag our way out of queuing in either of the monstrous two que options at Arrivals & took advantage of the Melbourne public transport system with a quick bus janut to Broadway before jumping on a train into Central.
We googled 'best pizza CBD' before we got into town and decided on Heartbreakers (Connie's) because of the flavors on offer.
We weren't disappointed - fucking delicious (pepperoni for me, loaded mushroom for Chez on thin, crispy & cheesy and the mother fuckers packed in bags of flavour.
Strolled up Collins Street and checked into the Intercontinental around 1pm.
The Atrium is impressive - two old red brick buildings joined together with modern glass/steel.
The central atrium used to be a street and now fancy cunts eat their breakfasts where horses used to casually shit while strolling along on their daily bidness. Very cool.
Dropped our bags, checked out the room & strolled bac...
After an early start (3.30am rise – fuck that) we were at Christchurch airport for 4.30am … we parked for free on Peter Leeming Rd. (down there for dancing peeps) and we hit the Koru Lounge for coffee and a Danish (thanks Air NZ).
I watched the first few episodes of ‘Barry’ on the flight – new HBO show about a contract killer who gets into theatre acting in LA – funny shit.
We landed in Melbourne around 8am. Aussie time and made our way via public transport into the city.
Public transport is awesome in other cities because you get to see the weirdest people/shit on the trains/trams/buses - if you've read the LA trip blog you'll feel me!
These Chinese looking Mafia Boss types I particularly enjoyed L-O-L!!!
The Myki system is fucking awesome - $8.60 to travel into Melbourne CBD (we jumped off at Flinders St. Station - shown below) and you get to see some WICKED graffiti on route.
The Myki ticket itself costs an additional $6, but once you buy it - that's it, it's YO'S ... hold onto i...