Sunday 1st June – pinch and a punch and climb a mount

Up in time for pinching and pinching!

Went for yum cha at a Chinese restaurant called Dragons, again round the corner from the hotel – awesome way to eat lots of food – sesame balls were my favourite closely followed by some turnip/pork thing!

Picked up a coffee and walked down Oriental Parade in an effort to walk off some of the food! Couldn’t resist going for a little paddle in the sea, saw a star fish (turned out to be dead though 😦 ) and then got bitten by evil sandflies…… Grrrrr

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To take my mind off the itchiness I accepted the mission to climb Mount Victoria, was told just to head up. This made for an interesting series of wrong turns, but eventually hit a road that was going in the right direction. I overtook 2 guys cycling up the hill – had a nice chat with them on the way past – then arrived at the entrance to Charles Plimmer Park and headed for the summit via the mountain bike trail, super steep, but amazing views and beautiful weather

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Randomly overcome with the urge to run back down into town, so I did, until I hit civilisation, then thought I’d best walk……

When I got back to the hotel via Cotton On – new long leg exercise leggings – I went to the gym – awesome, all to myself!!!

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In the evening I had a pizza making masterclass including a vegan one – can you really make a pizza with no cheese? The answer it seems is yes – was very sceptical, but I was converted!!

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3 thoughts on “Sunday 1st June – pinch and a punch and climb a mount

  1. Gee – looks like you are having a brilliant time down there… it looks like a fantastic place and all those activities.. I am jealous…
    Bank holiday weekend and over here and I sprained my ankle big time… what a bummer… wanted to do a lot of running – now I am a coach potato… πŸ™‚
    Have a good one and enjoy…. πŸ™‚

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    1. Oh no, sprained ankle is no fun – make sure you really rest up. Yep, having the best time and I know I keep saying it but I really am!
      Rest, rest, rest and get better

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