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Australian Open

January 28, 2012

These days the tennis tournament, Australian Open, is played in Melbourne.

I was in Australia last year at this time – and followed the tournament – on TV!

Australian Open 2011: Novak Djokovic is defeating Andy Murray in the men’s finals last year:

I followed the match – and enjoyed an Australian beer – which  was tasty, but very expensive (even compared to Denmark!).

30 Comments leave one →
  1. January 28, 2012 2:33 am

    The beer sure looks good (even if it’s expensive!)


    • January 28, 2012 7:55 pm

      I found not only the beer – but most things – in Australia surprising expensive. We here in Denmark have for long been told, that we live in the most expensive place in the world: We don’t!!!


  2. January 28, 2012 10:28 am

    yeah, I heard about the great semi finals!!


    • January 28, 2012 7:57 pm

      This was in fact the finals – last year. Now they play the finals this year, and Djokovic is playing finals again!


  3. January 28, 2012 10:33 am

    I’ll take the beer… but if it’s in Australia, then it’s your round… 🙂


  4. January 28, 2012 2:13 pm

    I’ve been in Australia for 4 mounths _ less than 3 yrars ago _ my sister lives in Sydney .
    It’s a wonderfull country ..
    Actually I never follow Tennis unless it will be in Australia ! intersting photos with any important thing about tennis but with nice and unforgetable memories , so they are very atractive than tennis ; )
    My video is downloading yet …. I will comeback .
    Bye for now .


    • January 28, 2012 8:01 pm

      I also went to Sydney. Great place! I wish I had a close friend or family in Australia – so i could come back soon again. Look forward to read more from you. Soon 🙂


  5. January 29, 2012 8:18 am

    This is great photo. The beer at foreground is giving depth to the image!!! Nearly three-dimensional image. Congratulations!


    • January 29, 2012 9:41 pm

      Cheers to Finland and you, Matti 😉 – for your nice comment! AND for the Danish handball team, that won the European Championship this evening!!!


  6. January 29, 2012 5:28 pm

    wow, that’s a nice perspective


  7. January 29, 2012 6:12 pm

    The tennis has been very exciting to watch on tv. Seven years ago, I was fortunate enough to be at Rod Laver watching Agassi vs Ferrera and John McEnroe was mc. It was special.


    • January 29, 2012 9:45 pm

      It must have been a great experience. And Djokivic won the title today again!! After a more than 5 hours long match!!!!


  8. January 29, 2012 9:16 pm

    Jeg følger ikke med på tennis, men det med ølet …


    • January 29, 2012 9:46 pm

      Hvad med håndbold? Hvor vi Norge henne idag! Da vi vandt europamesterskabet 😉 !!!


  9. January 30, 2012 12:01 pm

    Nice shot! Beer (like everything else) is depressingly expensive in Australia, which is ridiculous – we drink so much of it we should get a bulk discount!


  10. January 31, 2012 4:41 am

    Very nice shot truels, I like the beer on the floor. Is that a real beer?


    • February 1, 2012 9:05 pm

      It’s real expensive and nice Australian beer (mine!) – it is standing on my table, but I haven’t been seeing before, that I looks like it’s standing on the floor 😉


  11. January 31, 2012 6:02 am

    The composition and light is beautiful…you captured the mood and moment perfectly!


  12. February 1, 2012 12:35 pm

    And danish beer is even cheaper than swedish… :))


    • February 1, 2012 9:07 pm

      OK, but I still think, that most things are cheaper in Sweden than over here?


  13. February 1, 2012 4:52 pm

    You should try our Namibian beer – our family favourite is Windhoek Light or Windhoek Lager, which is brewed according to the German ‘Reinheitsgebot’. Delicious!


  14. February 1, 2012 9:35 pm

    But the beer was very good, – indeed, Truels!
    And compared with norvegian prices…it was quite cheap!


    • February 1, 2012 10:50 pm

      Norwegian prices …. UHA! I can still remember your sky high prices from the last time I traveled in Norway!


  15. February 4, 2012 6:17 pm

    I like how you watched the tournament. Nice atmosphere you’ve captured here.


    • February 4, 2012 6:39 pm

      Thank you, Scott. I enjoyed every moment of my six weeks in this formidable, friendly and beautiful country. With or without beer 😉


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