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... to have to be raised.... substantially! Even if we left the Bayside area, it was going to be very difficult to find a furnished apartment, even a studio, for less than $1300 a month. The next few days would be devoted to sending out dozens of emailed to different real estate agents and apartment owners and visiting several apartments only to hit dead end after dead end. With the lack of luck we were having finding a ...
... idea. After our long walk back we headed back to the dreaded hostel and yet again walked in on the Germans getting a little frisky! I am disliking this place more and more. They don't move out of bed all day so we can't relax in the room as they are always giggling under the covers, if we go down to the communal bit it's full of homeless looking people being really loud and coughing and spluttering everywhere, there's no where to just sit and chill out. We sat had tea and ...
... waiting at the stop. "You see those two people on the bench ?" I do a thumbs up to him, slightly embarrassed. People in the tram wave at me and the ones waiting at the stop look at me, not sure what to expect. I greet them with a big smile. Unexpected things like this, meeting people who are 'out there' and not afraid to show their real personality make my day no matter what. It's a great start for my next ride, people around me start to talk to me and I actually start ...
... it starts feeling a little heavy. So when my taxi driver hinted that I could not carry my backpack the distance from the bus station to the hostel I was extremely insulted. If I wasn't so tired I would have gotten out of the taxi at that point. Unfortunately sleep deprivation won and I settled back in my seat for the three minute drive. After checking in I became well aquainted with my new bed sleeping most of the day away. ...
... but it was rainy and they weren't out
saw a few, but hiding under rocks
decided to get a beer at a pub at the end of the dock/pier [the Beachcomber Cafe]
Tried to go see the penguins again... still not much better
Got some cheaper sauvignon blanc and Helen and I had wine and dinner in the kitchen
Accidentally told an Irish guy that I didn't like the Irish accent, thinking he was British ...oops!