Another slow, easy morning – seems to be becoming a bit of thing here. But with a view of the ocean outside the window it is VERY difficult to get out of bed.
It was also pretty cool until late morning so there was no need to rush. We had breakfast (sourdough toast with jam) in bed again and I edited a vlog while Kevin did stuff on his laptop.
I think about 11am we decided it was time to get up and moving. We contemplated getting a tram but decided to walk down to the Esplanade/Beach. It took almost 30mins but was pretty nice – past lots of restaurants and cafes.
Such a lovely area and there were plenty of people out enjoying the beautiful weather.
We decided to check out the markets first and look for something for lunch.
Amazingly the very first stall was one serving empanadas – and they had a black bean one which was vegan. It was really delicious and such a treat. Kevin had a cheese empanada which he also enjoyed.
We then checked out the stalls. It was an arts and crafts market (which I quite enjoy) but there wasn’t much I was interested in. You just never know at markets. We did get some more wax wraps.
Next we wandered down to the beach, stopping to rest our feet for a while. I people watched and Kevin had a little lie down.
We then walked out along the pier. It was a nice walk and the views back to St. Kilda & Melbourne were impressive
We, of course, had to get a selfie at the end of the pier.
On the way back along the pier Christy (and the pups) facetimed time to let me know that their first walk with the dog walker had gone well.
We made it back to solid land and started the walk back to our apartment. It definitely seemed longer on the way home (though luckily was pretty flat) but I had rather sore feet by the time we got home. It’s definitely been a long time since I walked that far and was on my feet that long. But walking did allow us to see many of the lovely homes/buildings in the area, including the church that we overlook….
And a better view of our apartment building.
Boy was I glad to be back and able to put my feet up. But before I did I quickly made us a little snack to enjoy.
Tonight I made (or really assembled) sweet potato gnocchi with a veggie pasta sauce. It was really good. We watched some YouTube videos and enjoyed another stunning sunset.