Hey guys its Monday!! Hope everyone’s weekend was ok. Most of you are probably just getting over your Thanksgiving food comas… Man I wish that was me! Anyhoosle … I have about 3 Aussie posts left so I thought I’d skip a weekend recap post (it was a pretty tame weekend anyway) and post an Australia recap today and the other two later this week because …. these are a lot of recaps and I have other stuff lined up!
Although my sis took my mum and I all around Newcastle, we decided to take an official tour because the week after this one we were headed to Sydney for a bit. My mum had been to Newcastle several times but had never taken the official tour. It was a fun girls day and we had an absolute blast!
The actual city of Newcastle is a small but beautiful old coal mining city. A good portion of it was actually destroyed in a 1989 earthquake. It’s since been rebuilt and is now a mixture of old and new, but the old definitely shines through. The city is stunning and the skies were a bit mesmerizing.
Ill be honest, because we were in a tour bus most of my photos were blurry so most of the ones Im posting are of my mum posing! haha!
Tour of Newcastle
Obligatory selfie …
Walk on the pier before heading on to the bus!
My mum is so cute…
The tour bus!
Newcastle is famous for its coal mining … the tour guide passed around pics of old vessels carrying coal.
Some old buildings we passed …
While heading up to a lighthouse we saw one of the coal vessels
Famous Newie lighthouse
I asked an older lady on the bus to snap a pic of me and my mum… we almost didn’t make the pic! haha … she was sweet though!
Pictures up by the lighthouse … those skies!!!
Always in black …
How was your weekend???