St Mary’s Roman Catholic Cathedral has been many years in the making… the foundation stone was laid in 1868 but the twin spires were not installed until the late 1990s.
This ornate piece has pride of place on
Right under the Harbour bridge is this cast iron men’s toilet it is beautifully cast and very ornate built in 1890 by B G Plummer & Co of
Many of the old warehouses have been restored and converted to shops/showrooms now.
Beautifully restored terrace houses at the Rocks.
Up market 3 story terrace houses.
Day 6 and back into the city for a walk around “The Rocks” area which is an area that has been preserved, at least in part, in the original condition of the 1800s, later in the day we went on a ride around the city in an open air double decker bus complete with a very good commentary covering the history of Sydney.
History was never this much fun at school…. funny how much our interests can change isn’t it.
Day 7 another bus ride this morning, out to Bondi Beach this time, a good tour but sadly the photos didn’t survive the downloading ********** it is almost time for the AFL Grand Final, Wazza didn’t want to see this so he is still in Sydney… “Somewhere??”
I just had a phone call from Marcus asking me to post a “I got a ticket!!” on his blog so I had better get to it.
Mae of the Dae.
I speak two languages, Body and English.