In the midst of my first nursing semester of 2016… and with exams looming and multiple assessments to submit.. what better time than now to take a day trip to Bundeena and check out Wedding Cake Rock. Or as I like to call it “Tofu Rock” because it actually looks to me more like a Tofu than a wedding cake…
And thats just what we did! My four uni friends and I skipped lectures and decided to have brunch and drive to Bundeena. I’ve never been there before but a few of my friends have so I’m pretty late to the bandwagon. I remember when it was ‘THE’ place to explore last year and in 2014… How crazy to think its been two years since then. HOW CAN TIME GO BY SO QUICKLY!?
After we left Melbourne on the 23rd we flew straight to Tasmania! I’ve never been to Tasmania before. It’s funny how I love to travel but I’ve never even properly explored my own Australian backyard but I’ve been to countries overseas! It was nice for a change to go somewhere that was reasonably close and had a very short flight time!
We arrived there on the Saturday morning and instantly realized that we hadn’t hired a car. How on earth were we going to get to our hotel or explore Hobart if we didn’t even have a way to drive around!? Luckily there were a few cars that we could book online… but all the deals were basically gone so we just got whatever we could get hahaha.
That day we missed the Salamanca markets because out flight arrived at 2 and the markets close at 3…Its the biggest outdoor market in the southern hemisphere (I think) I really wanted to check out the stalls! Oh well, next time I go to Hobart I’ll be sure to check it out!
So over the Anzac day Long weekend, my boyfriend and I decided to go on a trip to Melbourne! The last time I went was about 5 years ago so I don’t really remember much of it but was super excited to go again!
What we were both really looking forward to was Ai Wei Wei and Andy Warhol’s exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria! It was going to finish in the 26th if April so we luckily got there in time! We caught a plane from Sydney wednesday night after work, stayed for a couple of days and then flew to Tasmania! (which I’ll write about in a separate post!)
The exhibition was amazzzinngg! I loved it so much! We also checked out another art gallery, ate heaps of food at Heston Blumenthal’s “Dinner” restaurant (so sad we missed the Fat Duck but I’m pretty sure we wouldn’t have even gotten a table there seeing as you had to enter a raffle haha), went shopping and explored Brunswick, visited a few record stores (where I found out Prince passed away!!) and generally just had a really relaxing time! It was a really nice getaway .. it felt like I was overseas even though we weren’t!
Here are a few photos from our trip!
I hope to print out quite a few of them and make a photo album! (I’ve been meaning to make one for aggesssss but just havn’t had the time to/am too lazy to)