So, what have I been doing? Well, looking back over my photos from the past few weeks, it would appear I've been doing a lot of eating and drinking, because there seem to be an inordinate number of photos of wine, cups of tea, and plates of beautifully arranged food.
But it hasn't just been an orgy of dining. I have also seen some pretty amazing places. And hung out with some amazing people.
And seen amazing things.
Like Bevo, who I met in Austin, Texas:
|Me and my best bud, Bevo.|
I can't wait to wear my Longhorns charm bracelet one night out in Melbs. :)
I also visited some amazing stores in Texas.
|Proof I was really in TX.|
Then there was this store:
And just in case you're thinking that Texas has a monopoly on awe-inspiring stores, here's a photo of a place in my very own neighbourhood:
But when it comes to the just plain amazing, nothing beats a store I visited just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr Clines Antiques is a very unique place. It's filled with what I guess some people might call "junk": old signs, old furniture and just plain weird stuff that defies description.
Like these little guys:
And then there was this cute-as-hell little money bank that I desperately wanted to buy. When you put your money in the businessman's head, the hot dog vendor hands over the hot dog. Seriously, how cute is that??
These next items were intriguing but there was definitely no chance of them being slipped into my suitcase for the ride home.
a field of poor, neglected Beyonces.
And yes, these chickens will cut you.
Did I mention that this place is full of just plain weird stuff that defies description? This next photo definitely falls into that category.
And after all that absurdity, now I want to share with you my favourite photo so far.
Those of you who know me well have just gasped twice. Once at the sheer beauty of the photo, and second at the idea of me even being conscious at sunrise, let along taking photos. Well, I was, and I did, so there. With a view like that, who wouldn't make the most of every day?
That's about it for my travel tales today.
I am writing a post in my head about the wonderful (and bizarre) food I've encountered, so stay tuned for that soon!