Melbourne

By Matthew Davidson, 25 December, 2022
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A hotel room doorway at the end of a corridor.
The door of a double room with ensuite at the Sawtell Hotel. I barely slept there during my first night in Sawtell early in 2004 as rain dripping from the roof drummed on the awning of the bottle shop below. Photo taken on my last day in Sawtell, May 2022.

Travel is remarkably easy here in the far future of the twenty-first century. At your point of departure you make a series of electronic financial transactions, in exchange for which you receive a bunch of PDF files with barcodes on them.