Posted in Traveling Tuesdays
Greetings from Down Under! Technically, here in Sunshine Beach it’s Wednesday, but back home it’s Tuesday so I think I can still slide a “Traveling Tuesday” post in under the wire. Aside from the several days it took for us to get over the jet lag and the shockingly high prices for restaurant meals, I absolutely love this place.
-People are more prone to smiling here,
-There's free wine tasting in the airport,
-(I don’t think that’s the reason.)
-Driving on the left-hand side of the road is really hard when you are lost and getting loster,
-Two iced teas at lunch the day before yesterday: $14,
-Two beers at lunch yesterday: $10,
-(We won’t be making that mistake again!)
-No need to remove shoes or jackets at airport screening for domestic flights,
-In fact, no need to even show photo ID.
-Waking up after the U.S. stock market is already closed is a much easier way to go through life.
-The speed limit is 80km/h on the beach at Fraser Island. (Yes you read that right, on the beach. Stay left, use your turn signal indicator, and by all means, mind the bikini-clad pedestrians!)
Make a reservation Make a booking
Begin boarding Commence boarding
Get your drinks Organise your drinks
Lollies Sweets and candies
French Fries Chips
Garbage can Bin
Dispose your cigarettes Bin your butts
Liquor store Bottle shop
Shortly Before the tick of the clock
Shopping cart Trolley
Actually Realistically (maybe that was just our guide?)
-What is the proper etiquette when hiking through the nude beach fully clothed? Do you say "G'day” to passers-by, or look the other way?
-And does it strike anyone else as funny that while already exposing every single body part to the sun, nude sun-bathers still don a hat?
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