Hoiser Lane in Melbourne

Australia, Melbourne Guide (B): Hoiser Lane in Melbourne

Before I even moved to Melbourne I had heard all about the famous laneways in the city. I had never been anywhere that had a ‘laneway scene’ and I could not wait to check them out. I remember one of my first times coming off the train at Flinders, just wandering about, having no idea where to go. I spotted a lane and just headed down it. This of course got me lost in what seemed to me to be a maze of lanes (and really kinda is). A person could spend months down the laneways and still not see every shop there is to see. After I finally found the street, I remember turning my head after seeing a blur of color from the corner of my eye. What I had found shocked me.

People are always down those laneways creating their art, something I could only dream about doing. The higher up the graffiti, the less likely someone will paint over it. Since the graffiti is constantly being painted over to create something new (it’s an unwritten rule) if you want your art to remain for a while, get a ladder and paint high up! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Hoiser Lane in Melbourne
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hosier Lane
Author: Brooklyn Murtaugh
Read it on author's website: http://justbeingbrooklyn.com/hoiser-lane/

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