Today was a rest day on the touring schedule and decided to treat the tastebuds rather than sights...
Melb is known for their food delights so I rode to check out the hub of delicatessen pleasures - Queen Vic markets.
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Armed with loads of change and an empty stomach I wandered along the deli stalls; a) first lap to get a feel for the place, b) to stake out as many free taste tests as possible to save some $$
The sights, colours, sounds, activity, smells.... SMELLS!.... Mouth watering Even some interesting sights too ... Lol
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After the first lap & having seen what I wanted to try and where was cheapest, I went in for the kill...
With $14 I got:
- 1 banana & 1 apple,
- 2 delectable hand made chocolates (cinnamon & dulce de leche)
- 3 cheeses (from TAS, GOR & unknown),
- Spanish Jamon Serrano
- tastings of fresh fruit, dried fruits, other cheeses, dips, crackers, olives, and hams....
Not bad to end up with a full belly A true Spanish tapas merienda was savoured...
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This place is good for a half day out from everything to a first date, to simply come and watch the human-zoo go past.