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X'mas in Melbourne


I'm having a wonderful time in Melbourne experiencing my first X'mas reunion with my family.  There's not much of Christmas decorations in the city, so we took a drive to Ivanhoe, a suburb about 20 mins. drive from the city to view the X'mas light displays on houses put up by the residents of that vicinity.  Here, I share with you the pictures that I managed to take .....they're just awesome!



Can you spot the Santa Claus on the corridor?  It's on a timer and will belt out a X'mas carol wishing everyone a Merry X'mas and Happy New year, at intervals.












Isn't that Santa climbing up the ladder trying to reach the chimney to distribute gifts to the kids of that house?


Hope you'll enjoy the pictures as much as I did.

Comments

  1. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU & FAMILY ! Enjoy and have lots of fun there and not to mention all the delicious australian food :)

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  2. Wow, so enjoy huh! Guess, you're still having fun over there. Have a safe trip.
    Blessings, Kristy

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  3. Gosh! Ivanhoe is xmas decor crazy? Mum was also saying that Melbourne is not big on xmas decor... I guess we do indulge in food and wine more ;)

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  4. Wow! the folks there really took the trouble to decorate their homes huh! So awesome! Happy New Year to you and your family:)

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  5. Cheah, it is nice to celebrate Christmas in oversea huh, Thanks for sharing these nice photos. Happy New Year to you and all at home.

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  6. Beautiful decorations. Must be so fun driving round and looking at them. Wonderful that you are having fun with your family there in Melbourne. Wishing you a great 2011!

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  7. cheah, wishing you a joyous and a wonderful year ahead! those are very nice decorations

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  8. Elin
    Must admit that I've been over eating. Think I've put on some excess!

    Kristy
    Yup, enjoying myself spending quality time with my children.

    Penny
    Not so much wine, but yes, food, glorious food!

    Jeannie
    Really, I was amazed at their efforts!

    Sonia
    Yes, sometimes we need to break away from the norm! Happy New Year to you and your family too!

    MaryMoh
    Yes, indeed enjoying myself. Thanks and Happy New year to you and your family too.

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  9. Cheah, I wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year!
    Angie

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  10. Wow I never knew Melbournians love to decorate their houses so much. I should go and have a look myself. =). Happy New Year to you.

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