By the Brisbane River

Trams used to cross the Brisbane River to enter the city. But once the old Victoria Bridge was torn down and replaced with a new one, tram lines were excluded, causing the clanking contraptions to fade from Brisbane’s landscape leaving Melbourne the only tram city in Australia.

Remains of the old Grey St Bridge
The remains of the old Victoria Bridge

While I walked next to the river, ferries zigzagged back and forth; tourist boats travelled up and down the river while I headed towards the old Expo site.

William Jolly Bridge, Brisbane
The William Jolly Bridge — my favourite bridge as a child because of its name and the arches

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