Lazy (girly) day
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After dragging ourselves out of bed, Rachel and I checked out of the Serpent Hostel just before 10am. While we were loading our luggage back into the car, we tried to figure out what we should do to kill time before we could check in at the hotel in Kuranda after 3pm. We agreed it would be a very relaxed day, since we needed to get used to the heat and humidity and we also didn’t want to be tired for the wedding tomorrow.
Our first, and unanimous, decision was to
go and get some breakfast. We both felt like a nice big fry up, but after being
outside for all of about, oh, say 15 minutes, the heat and humidity quickly
changed our minds. We wandered up and down a few streets before deciding on the
imaginatively titled Coffee Café on
After a reasonably thorough examination of the shopping centre, we skipped lunch and grabbed a little snack at Gloria Jeans instead. Braving the heat again, we headed out of the shopping centre and went in the opposite direction to where we went this morning. Rachel was still looking for a nice little handbag for the wedding and I hadn’t found any accessories to go with my outfit.
We’d given up finding Rachel’s bag and were
walking back to the car when I spied a gorgeous little shop selling handmade
jewellery and the like. In the window, there was a beautiful display of necklaces
and earrings made from glass beads and silver.