Tag Archives: Sydney

Australia Redux

My posting yesterday on our last day in Australia got me thinking about what we did the other days. All told, we spent five days (six nights) in Australia in 2011 and I uploaded eight postings that covered our experiences … Continue reading

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The Blue Mountains — Our Last Day in Australia

I mentioned to my eleven-year-old grandson the other day that sometimes I still have a posting or two to do for one vacation when it is already time for another trip. A case in point was our week-long sojourn in … Continue reading

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Sydney’s Finest Art Museum

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I took an hour-long break from my afternoon walk through Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens and visited The Art Gallery of New South Wales which is located in The Domain near the Cahill Expressway. Some people say that this is the … Continue reading

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The Nicest Walk in Sydney: Royal Botanic Garden and Domain

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We toured the Sydney Opera House on Monday morning (May 2, 2011) and then grabbed a quick lunch at one of those outdoor restaurants that line up along the East Circular Quay. Then my wife decided to do a little  … Continue reading

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Seeing Sydney’s Sights

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We discovered years ago that the best way to see a city’s architectural sights is to hop aboard one of those hop on / hop off sightseeing buses,  preferably one with an open-air, double-decker view. So one Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading

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Sydney’s Chinese Garden of Friendship

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One day during our recent visit to Sydney we decided to walk from our hotel in the City Centre to Darling Harbour where we dallied in the Cockle Bay area for awhile. My wife continued southward to do some serious … Continue reading

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My 11 Favorite Photos of the Sydney Opera House

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There must be a large magnet somewhere in the vicinity of the Sydney Opera House because we kept on getting pulled to within viewing distance of this marvelous building on four of the five full days we spent in Sydney … Continue reading

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Sydney’s Sensational Circular Quay

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On Sunday morning, May 1st,  we walked two blocks down Hunter St. to George St., Sydney’s main street, and then turned right and walked seven more blocks to Circular Quay. I have to admit our first impressions were slightly negative. … Continue reading

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Our Stay at the Radisson in Sydney

On Saturday, April 30th, we flew from Queenstown to Sydney on Air New Zealand and grabbed a shuttle at the airport to town. The shuttle driver, a middle-aged Tongan who came to Australia years ago to play rugby, delivered us … Continue reading

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