My travels in Oz!
Wow - talk about a busy weekend!! This weekend we went to Melbourne to catch up with some Contiki friends, Rob & Lauren, and to do some shopping of course! And Robbie Williams was stalking me. Fact! Thursday night - We did all our packing with a nice bottle of wine after I made my famous (well ok not famous but yeah) Salmon stir fry woo...which was rather tasty! We listened to Robbie all night which mean't the start of a good weekend! Friday - Woke up at 4am....(wayyyyy too early for me!) and jumped in the brum brum to the airport, and Robbie was in the car! Ok on the radio... The flight was pretty good, we were in clouds for most of it so we amused ourselves by singing Kanye West's "touch the sky...." (which we did for most of the weekend). The flight was about 1.15 mins I think, felt like longer coz it was so early! And it was weird too, I think because I'd only been on a plane recently it felt normal! You know like just jumping on a bus or something. Pretty cool hey. Ok, so when we got off the plane, the first thing we noticed was how bloody cold it was!! Absolutley freezing! Raining and cold and oh god just like home! We went and had breakfast at this cute little place which was brilliant because they were showing Robbie at Knebworth on the telly in there!! I was OMG I was so there blah blah blah haha. Ivana was not amused with the weather....but we went and brought jumpers & scarves & such so we were ok yay! So we checked into the hotel (which was ok - it was cheap and was some sort of Uni apartment building...the lift's were an arf posh!), then went out for a walk. We didn't really know where we were going or anything, so we came back to the hotel after going to Bridge Street (or was it Burke Street?) and slept....omg it was so cold in that blimming room...!! Woke up around 6pm and got ready to see Rob!! How weird is this it was OMG ROB!! hahahaa bless him....so then he came to our room, I squealed a bit coz it was so weird, then we went out for dinner at this cute little restaurant. They had some of those little alleyways with little eating places in that looked like Italy or somewhere - it was gorgeous! The menu wasn't very italain though as Rob had Kangaroo! :O and I tried some *ahem*. It's actually really tasty but i couldn't have a whole steak of it! Then Rob took us to a couple of pub-y places, the first one there was a whole table on Contiki-ites! What a coincidence! haha...then the second place we went to there was a singing guy being Robbie Williams...see he was stalking me! Saturday - Rob stayed that night and we all went for brekkie at a different place on Saturday morning which was even better! it was still raining tho :( Rob then left us to go home and do some stuff, so we wandered around a bit, got our bearings a bit more I think. Taxi drivers are blimmin useful hehe! Queen Victoria Markets were our first stop, where I had a go on a didgeridoo or however you spell it (I was actually rather good!). On the way to Chapel Street (a famous shopping street), we stopped by these statues which were weird and took pictures. Then we had tea & coffee and took pictures where we looked like midgets. Then we walked back along the river, and stopped at another little street and had dinner & a bottle of wine and went to the loo which was down these long stairs and looked like the Candyman was in there...OMG don't ever go there it's so scarey!! Saturday night we saw Lauren!! WOO!! Ah man how good it was to see her again! She took us with her friend Simone to this places called Frostbites, they serve these alcoholic slush puppy things which were um...interesting!! After that we went to this place Altitude which was good, but small! Got home about 5am which was nice! Sunday - No hangover!! WOO!! haha. Sunday was more general walking around, going to Starbucks & pretending to be Jessica & Ashlee, and oh yeah it was posh shop day!! We went into Louis Vuitton (where I asked to see my purse hahaa that felt so good!), Chanel, Gucci, Ralf Lauren...(Mum you would have been proud!!) but couldn't find Tiffany's :( After that we went into Myer's and spotted the MAC make-up - love that stuff. For dinner we went to this place - don't know it's name.....but it was nice! It was on this open-area bit near Flinder's Street Station. It was raining though so we got a bit wet but we didn't mind much as we had a bottle of wine *ahem*. Then it was time to get our bags from the hotel and go to the aeropuerto! Oh yeah, we went to see Final Destination 3 that afternoon while it was raining, then took pictures of us with Tom Cruise afterwards. We so met him! What do you mean you don't believe me....! You are not guna believe our luck, right..........blimming wotsits the airport people must have thought we were some kind of terrorists coz we had to take off all our jewellrey, bracelets, belts everything and even our shoes coz the blimmin thingy kept beeping at us...and you know what it was?? My nail scissors in my make up bag!! :O hahaaa how funny...but really I didnt wanna take my shoes soff coz I was wearing my cowboy boots with Lord of the Rings socks underneath with giant holes in and it really didnt look good haha. So, after my scissors were stolen, we went and sat down and Ivana took pictures of our reflection haha and got on the plane....came home.......unpacked..........couldn't be arsed to shower as it was midnight.....then went to sleep. All done, yay!! It was such a good weekend - lots of reminising about Contiki, what we did and who was there. And lots of Back to the Future talk with Rob too! hehe we have to watch that together sometime Robbie! It was soo cool to see people again, although it's a shame we didn't see Rob & Lauren at the same time really...ah well, there's plenty of time yet :) xxx