Travel Blogs from Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Latino Festival, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Latino Festival

A travel blog entry by jawad

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One of the summer highlights when living in Sydney is the annual Sydney Festival - a feast of Arts and Culture packed into twenty two days. I have been fortunate enough to have attended many of the events so far, including "The Lazy Kings" at the Olympic ...

Election 2004, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Election 2004

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... propaganda and advertising related to the elections that were held here today. I was surprised to discover that everyone in Australia votes every three years, it's compulsory. And the ballot papers give the option of ordering all the candidates (for ...

Australia Day, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Australia Day

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... in Detroit! I also had time to visit one of the museums nearby that usually charged a hefty entrance fee. But on Australia Day nearly all the museums in Sydney opened their doors to the masses for free - the only dilemma was choosing which ones to ...

Jobs: Like buses... none for ages then two at once, Drummoyne, Sydney - NSW, Australia travel blog

Jobs: Like buses... none for ages then two at once

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... See www.nancycartwright.com Also recently we went out to celebrate James' birthday. We went to a restaurant in Kings Cross, Sydney called Govinda's. It is an interesting place as all the food is vegetarian food, prepared by Hari Krisna's. Before ...

Working Hard, Drummoyne, Sydney - NSW, Australia travel blog

Working Hard

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... in the last month or so?" - I hear you ask. Well, James has left the house and is now somewhere in the middle of Australia. James left a couple of weeks ago as he is spending his last month in Oz seeing things that he has not seen yet, before spending a ...

Home, New Home, Drummoyne, Sydney - NSW, Australia travel blog

Home, New Home

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... it was not actually that small. James then joined us when we went out to Balmain later that night for a few more drinks. As Australia is a sporting nation, it seemed right that we should at least sample some of it. So when Neil and Kelly decided to go ...

Still in Sydney, Drummoyne, Sydney - NSW, Australia travel blog

Still in Sydney

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... go off, which explained a few of the gaps! The music was alright, I suppose we had great expectations. Having seen the Australia Day celebrations in the same area of Darling Harbour, maybe we had imagined something a little better. Our evening was not ...

City architecture, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

City architecture

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Pictured here are just some of Sydney's contrasting buildings and structures that I've captured on film...Well okay, not real film, the digital ...

Melbourne - so very B list, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Melbourne - so very B list

A travel blog entry by martin

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... Football and seemingly unworried that this is not a game played anywhere else in the world. Actually, after I left Australia played Ireland at 'International Rules' football, which consisted of Ireland playing Gaelic football, Australia playing using ...

Sydney - no worries, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Sydney - no worries

A travel blog entry by martin

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... really. Perhaps they could work on tableaux showing what goes on in HRH Prince Charles' household - that should be revealing... The Sydney Opera House certainly make the most of its harbour setting with plenty of foyer space and room at the bar outside ...

Summer in Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Summer in Sydney

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... way to go - much more homely than hostels. You can even unpack your rucksack for a change, and they even have wardrobes! Check out Sydney Terraces to book your place. They have a long waiting list around Xmas but if you pester them like we did, you may ...

Birthday Celebrations, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Birthday Celebrations

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... of clothes and a cup of tea later and we were back out to the city for a meal in the revolving restaurant at the top of Sydney tower. The tower has 2 restaurants - an A La Carte and a Buffet style all you can eat. We were in the buffet restaurant and at ...

Manly Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Manly Beach

A travel blog entry by grasshopper

... think I'm going to wait a few weeks before I make any comments on what I think of the school. Two of my lecturers are from Australia, one from Japan, and the other from Sri Lanka. They all seem pretty good, one of them calls every one in the class John, ...

Heading to the Hospital..., North Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Heading to the Hospital...

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

... Manila and I met her first on my work assignment in London years ago.   I met up with Reymund a.k.a. Mon at the North Sydney station. It's Thursday night so it's good that a lot of the shops are still open for we're thinking of getting something ...

D and V Party, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

D and V Party

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

Walking pass my usual track to work from Townhall station, I stopped by the Boost Juice bar on Bathurst St. to get my free juice drink after having ten stamps on my boost card. Then they gave me a new  VIBE card (Very Important Boost Enthusiast) for ...

Climbing Greater Heights, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Climbing Greater Heights

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... ve been wanting to do the BridgeClimb for a long time now. I found out from one of my best mates Rhoda that she's visiting me here in Sydney soon and wants to do the climb with me. I know I wanted to this but I don't even know if I'm not really afraid of ...

Hybernating?, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Hybernating?

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

... card at your table which serves as a record of food items you're hungry stomachs have consumed. It's becoming very popular here in Australia. We waited about 45 minutes on this long queue just to be seated. This time I tried a few new yumcha plates - ...

An Official Skywalker, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

An Official Skywalker

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... . I've written below what's stated on it:   "Congratulations! YOU ARE NOW AN OFFICIAL SKYWALKER At 260 metre above Sydney, you have successfully dared to step out over the edge and face Sydney like never before. You have felt the high-altitude ...

Sydney, Sydney and NSW, Australia travel blog

Sydney

A travel blog entry by salnchris

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... enough to give us a glimpse of a land which looked, at dawn, much liked the Heriots of Scotland. Hence New Caledonia, no doubt. Into Sydney and into the hospitality of my old mate Gavin and his 'new' wife, Belinda, in the Northen Beaches area of ...

A Walk in the City..., Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

A Walk in the City...

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

Rosemae and I had a catch up today. We went for yumcha in Chinatown then for a stroll to Circular Quay. Stopping at Gelatissimo, she treated me with a pistacchio gelato. Then we walked our way to the Opera House and enjoyed the beauty of the Harbour. ...

Seafood Places in Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Seafood Places in Sydney

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

I discovered some new nice seafood places to eat this past few weeks... I joined Rosemae and her friends at "Bungalow8" in King St. Wharf for her birthday dinner celebration on 26th of Sept. I met a lot of people and I sat together with a Swiss ...

What Do Women Want and What Do Men Need?, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

What Do Women Want and What Do Men Need?

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

An interesting topic yesterday... Donna Crouch delivered a fabulous message about relationships and God's design for a man and a woman versus everyday reality. Just thought of sharing with you how she tried to answer those two famous questions. It's ...

Feeling like a Sydney tourist once more, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Feeling like a Sydney tourist once more

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... a ferry to Watsons Bay and planned to have lunch there. Even though I've been through this boat trip a couple of times, the Sydney Harbour's beauty still captivates me. We had the famous fish & chips on Doyle's restaurant for lunch and it was so good. ...

An Afternoon High Tea, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

An Afternoon High Tea

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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Junlie invited me for an Afternoon High Tea at the Swissotel on Market Street. It is a fairly substantial meal that includes tea and is served in the late afternoon...what a description as you can tell from what it's called :) We had this lovely ...

I Feel like Getting Lost, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

I Feel like Getting Lost

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

... all I have to do is follow and obey. The exact details of it I couldn't comprehend and explain for now. But I know things will be clearer as I move one step at a time. I think it's the same journey of faith I've been through before I moved to ...

Vision Sunday, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Vision Sunday

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

It's so amazing to watch in video all the wonderful things God has done and is doing through the Church and His children. My heart leapt again when they showed clips about Europe. There's just something in there that draws me at the moment. I felt like ...

Lunch at the Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Lunch at the Park

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

It's starting to get a little bit warm now with spring just around the corner. Ann and I have been enjoying our lunch at Hyde Park this week. We normally grab our food from one of the cafes nearby. Then we just sit on the grass close to a small ...

Picnic at Centennial Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Picnic at Centennial Park

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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It's John's birthday today and we are planning a surprise for him at Centennial Park. Hope we could drag him there for we know he's a busy man. I'm meeting up with two of the girls in my Connect Group at the church foyer. Where are they?...so many ...

Sharing Our Dreams, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Sharing Our Dreams

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

Everyone shared their dreams in the Connect Group tonight. Here's some of those that I could remember:   - impacting our generation by being salt and light - financing His kingdom by engaging in business - going back to one's home country and ...

Going back to the City, Sydney, NSW, Australia travel blog

Going back to the City

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... for some photos before we finally head home. After having breakfast, we made ourselves ready for another long journey back to Sydney. We had a short stop at the Jindabyne Lake for some snapshots and enjoyed the beauty of the scenery. On our ...

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