Just a taste of what is to come.
Queen Victoria shopping arcade,on 3 beautiful levels.
The Centrepoint Tower which dominates much of Sydney's skyline.
The 2000 Olympic's main statium with the Sydney Cricket Ground just visible behind it.
Darling Harbour with the Maratime Museum showing from the tower.
The Chinese Friendship Gardens.
Sydney harbour Bridge main span.
Same again with me in the foreground.
The Sydney Opera House.
The Sydney Opera House with Wazza in the foreground.
The sanitized Parramatta River in the middle of the city.
Manly, which claims to be 7 miles from Sydney.. but 1000 miles from cares.
Wazza at the front (Surf) beach at Manly
Enjoying my first "Starbucks" coffee.
Day four was a very touristy day which started with us catching a train into
Next came a visit to the
A monorail ride to a ferry terminal was next, we caught a ferry to Circular Quay and strolled the short distance to the Sydney Opera House for a look around, with feet starting to complain about all the hard paving they had trodden we thankfully caught a train home to
There is more of the same planned for the next two days then I’m going to put my feet up and watch the AFL Grand Final on Saturday, Wazza isn’t as keen on football as I am so he may venture forth to investigate the bookshops of the city… time will tell.
I plan to post a few photos only and will do a post with some more when I get home.
Day five saw us take a couple of ferry rides, first to Parramatta, this passes by some of the “best” developments, where the big money lives and continues on up the Parramatta River to the thriving city of Parramatta, we then boarded the “Manly Fairy” for the short trip to the seaside city of Manly.
Manly play Melbourne Storm in the ARL (Australian Rugby League) grand final on Sunday, I don’t have the same level of interest in ARL as I do in the AFL (Australian Football League) but will be supporting
I have read of the love affair that many of my American friends have with the coffee house “Starbucks” but as there are none of their stores in my area I had never tried their coffee, having found a store in Sydney I have since rectified this situation, I am pleased to report that I thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
More photos to follow.
Mae of the Dae.
I see you're a man with ideals. I guess I better be going while you've still got them.