Global Backpackers Waterfront
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Good deals, spacious rooms, not as modern as the other global backpacker but closer to the waterfront and quiter.
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... the wall and he quickly offered to pay me for the shift. He also suggested that if I still wanted the job I could come and do a shift off my own back to prove I can do it. I think I'll give it a miss. The whole thing left me feeling much better and I had a skip in my step from here on in. I jumped into an Internet cafe and printed out some CVs to hand out. After a quick hand out I went up to the shopping centre and got hot dog for lunch and then a ...
... every night. We loved to watch them.
Everyday we returned to the diving shops to check the forecast and it seemed to go from bad to worse, the hurricane was actually on it's way into town and all boats were anchored, we were told visibility at sea was terrible, winds high and all tours off. It was hard to imagine from where we stood on the shore and the sun shone and the air was still but news reporters were getting very overexcited, there was talk ...
... way he'd back out. So I booked him on a BMXtreme combo package (standard jump, roof jump and BMX roof jump - mwahahaha!) and myself on a standard jump, with the option of adding on extra jumps on the day.
I planned to keep it a big secret until the morning of the jump but due to "unforeseen circumstances" (I'm being reserved here) I had to tell him that I'd planned something, and then the night before I revealed what we'd be getting up for in the morning. ...
... ok, paperwork signed and off we go to the Gardens. It starts raining again but we find a spot. The Gardens dredged the Lily pond so we had to go to the other side. Joanna brings us back to the hotel and we decide to ask about petrol stations for our travels on Christmas Day. Not looking too good for lots to be open. Most places are closed for Christmas, unlike home where nothing seems to close any more. While ...
... overpriced tourist shops, but it was fun to browse.
We went to the venomous snake/spider museum to see all the critters here in Australia that can kill us . Since I'd managed to maul my feet badly during those dives, I stopped by the chemist for some wound care supplies. Good fun. Who knew I'd be using my training on my own feet. Hopefully they'll heal soon enough. ...