To continue my unfinished trip to Byron Bay, NSW Australia!
I sorta gotten really lazy so it will be less text and picture heavy!
This was still in Tweed, where we went on a Crab Catching Cruise.
Our first proper meal since landed. Super juicy and gigantic mud crab for everyone!
Seriously it was so juicy that we had to crack it open above a big bowl and the whole bowl will be filled with… crab juice wtf.
Look at the size of the claw!!!
Satisfied with dinner, we then went for yabbie pumping, where you go down to really cold sea water and catch yabbies (an Australian small prawn-like crustacean) out from the sand using a pump and a sieve.
It was a Google size of sea and sand but unfortunately i got zero result of yabbie fml. The sea engine may as well ask me, “do you mean lousy“?
This is me catching crab zomg. Ok the crabs are pre-trapped so it’s kind of cheating. Everybody will catch one.
Cheat One™ victory.
How to tie a crab.
And then after than we went fishing!
Before i actually fished a fish, i would have been, meh, fishing. I’d rather sit next to a cheese and watch it mold.
I. ACTUALLY. CAUGHT. A FISH.
Like a real fish.
Not like i ever caught a fake fish before. And with the rod… thingie.
and the feeling was amazing i was like ZOMG I GOT IT!! A FISH!!!!! Seriously i have never been so excited about a fish before in my life. Except maybe when i watched Finding Nemo. Ok even that can’t top this.
Everyone else caught fish(es) too!
Ok starting today i will not scoff at people who goes fishing anymore.
Then it was pelican feeding.
Sooo many of them hovering about like they know it’s dinner time!
That’s me feeding poor fish to the pelicans. Be really careful because THEY BITE. I almost got bitten just because i held my hand out too long for a picture. These impatient Angry Birds wtf.
After so many activities, i just feel a bit wtf because we caught the yabbies so that we can use it as baits to fish, then we use the fish to feed birds. And then we catch crabs and… feed ourselves. There’s seriously a lot of feeding going on there.
Breakfast the next day
And then we depart for Tweet Valley, which is a volcanic area circling Mount Warning, so apparently all the crops and plants grow really well in this area!
Bush Tucker Garden that produces some of the most amazing fruit thingies (i’m not exactly sure what they are!) i’ve ever seen.
Yuzu, the Japanese citrus fruit growing amazingly well here
Ok this is the most amazing fruit thingie i’ve tasted! It’s called Fingerlime, and it looks just like a tiny lime except it’s oblong, and when you tear it open it looks like that! Tiny little… capsules just like fish roes wtf!! And then you bite on them it’s just like sour little… roe thing popping in your mouth, it’s like eating ikura!!!
I was like ZOMG this is like a citrus flavored caviar!!!! And Buck the owner goes, yeap, that’s exactly what it is!
Dunny. Err that’s how you say toilet in Australian. Apparently.
After that we drove to Tyalgum Village, and everything here is very Lovely Lace and Teddy’s Tale. Very cottagy! LOVE!
Even the shop owner and all their staff dress like that! How cool and beautiful!
In an antique shop
This is Flutterbies Cottage Cafe. And we just sat down for our high tea.
This is the famous Flutterbies Cake.
It was just like… ZOMG. Yeap. That’s exactly what it is. Must must must must try.
More pretty stuff!
Then we went to Mavis Kitchen, which is a really famous restaurant recommended by Master Chef magazine.
Can’t believe this is a restaurant! There;s a huge yard surrounding the premise growing all sort of in season fruits and herbs and vegetable!
Restaurant owner Charlie showing us around.
Yeap, the lettuce and whatever goes straight onto your plate. The chef basically just harvests the day’s lunch ingredients from their very own organic garden. It’s incredibly healthy i told Huai Bin i one day will move to a place like this and live all zen before i get old and sick.
View of Mount Warning from the restaurant.
I have asked this question many times and i think grass is really greener on the other side. Whatever side it is.
Arrived at Crystal Castle, another zen-ish place.
Sitting around a massive pink crystal table and absorbing all the love Qi.
And then we did something really interesting!!!
We got our aura captured on a photograph.
When i was asked by the extremely friendly assistant if i would like to have my aura picture taken, i was like SURE!!!
Then i had a look of the pictures on the wall and all of them have like some super quality aura like, wisdom, unconditional love, spirituality, peace and some other positive nonsense.
And suddenly i didn’t want to do it anymore. I told the assistant, what if later my aura came out BLACK?! I don’t want everyone to know that i am evil and was planning to kill everyone on the trip with a fork and BBQ them for dinner?! Or worst of all,
WHAT IF I HAVE NO AURA?
Then she smiled and told me, everyone is perfect. And everyone has good aura.
So i did it.
Here’s my freaking aura.
Apparently i’ve got SO MUCH AURA that you can’t even see me anymore.
Yellow and orange means creative, artistic, urge to achieve, ideas and social.
Great. That sounds like me. I was abit disappointed because i wanted more pink (love, compassion) and maybe purple (intuition, faith) cuz they are pretty and also good qualities.
I suspect it’s Cheat One. I’m just full of cheese.
This trip is sponsored by Air Asia! They currently have a promo on Byron Bay, check it out!