One of the buildings that I absolutely adore is the ‘Queens Victoria Building,’ a.k.a. ‘QVB.’ One of the oldest buildings in downtown Sydney that was built in 1898, has stunning architectural details that include stained glass windows, intricate mosaic floors, and two large mechanical clocks-each featuring dioramas and moving figures from moments in Australian history. The QVB takes up an entire block on George Street, which originally housed street markets. Now it houses 200 shops, cafes, and restaurants! I was also fortunate to have high tea at the tea room, located on the top floor. The best high tea ever, and I think I ate a whole bowl of clotted cream myself!!!

The photos will speak for itself...  

the best scones ever!!! the best scones ever!!!


kristi and claudia

beautiful ceilings!

we were so full and content! we were so full and content!

spiral stairs... spiral stairs...

stunning stained glass windows... stunning stained glass windows...


ladies just having fun... ladies just having fun...