Made it safe and sound! got to jules’ apt friday am at 8:30. she made some pancakes, and we sat on her balcony. she also cut some passionfruit and i tried it! dear A, the sight of this fruit alone would probably make you vomit. slime, with chunks in it. yum-o.
i had a shower and then we went for a walk around her town. it’s a beach town, with lots of tropical trees. people are still walking around in shorts, so winter isnt too bad. its 22 degrees today.. there are lots of surfers out, they wear their wetsuits, and i saw some of them doing that stand-up-on-the-board-with-a-paddle thing.
i also saw a wild turkey on the sidewalk. there are lots of crazy birds, it sounded like i was waking up in a rainforest tree house this morning.
oh, and they show a lot of infomercials here. we watched tv for a bit my first night as i was struggling to stay awake. my fave infomercial was for something called “pyjama jeans”. if i get my hands on those, i may never wear real pants again.
next stop, cairns! snorkeling the great barrier reef!!