Monday, October 26, 2009
Day 8 pt. 2: the hostel scene
Amy has an old friend living here & she was kind enough to give the three of us a driving tour of the neighborhood. Saw the beach & some sights of the area.
Then we walked one of the main roads of st. Kilda, lined with shops & cafes, had dinner & got cakes from one of the many devilishly tempting bakeries. Mmmm.
Then to the supermarket for the weeks provisions of bread & cheese, and back to the hostel. They'd given us drink vouchers at check-in, so we went to the bar for some live music & beer.
I sat watching all the awkward early 20-ers trying to hook up, to be noticed by the opposite sex. Showing off & posing & self-concious. It made me feel old but in a good way. In an i-know-who-i-am-and-youre-still-figuring-it-out sort of way. I was there & I'm happy to not be. Best of luck, kids.
Of course, its still always nice to be mistaken for 23 (yup, a guy we met guessed that - and he wasn't being nice bc he said it to amy, I wasn't even listening.) :)
And now its time for bed. Tomorrow, I explore. Goodnight.