Travel Blogs from Sydney
For two weeks in Sydney there will be an event on called Vivid Sydney. Vivid Sydney is an evening music and light event that will cover buildings in the city and also has interactive sculptures. We started off the day with a picnic in Botanical Gardens before heading towards the Opera House when the light show starts.
I had been to White Night Melbourne which was a similar event as in Melbourne they had lit up buildings and had food stalls and dance performances ...
... barracks on the mainland. The prisoners built a lot of the infrastructure including the barracks, guardhouses, and residences. The island is located by the Parramatta River and is shaped like a triangle. The Sydney Gazette in 1839 stated it was, "without water, and is said to abound with snakes." I'm so grateful I didn't see any today!
The convict punishment cells were some of the worst in its day. Prisoners were loaded underground through trap doors and exposed ...
Flight from Sydney to Dubai delayed 18 hours due to a technical problem with the plane.
Given that I had already spent 6 hours hanging around Sydney airport to catch the 9.00pm flight, I was not impressed and ground staff are not the best communicators - very confusing time.
Emirates put everyone up in Sydney hotels for the night and paid for dinner, breakfast and one international phone call as ...
... Station. The Junior Firefighters has prepared a cooked breakfast and there was plenty of cold beers, it was a good long day and we ended up in another pub watching a lone piper playing the pipes to a rowdy lot. We caught up with Jodie later that afternoon whom had found some shopping, we changed and headed off to the casino for dinner and some more drinking combined with gambling, all of the deadly sins. It was a good day one to be ...
... to spot a whale as some have been seen now heading north (via Bondi naturally) but I haven't been lucky yet. Must do more wale watching!
We visited the Vivid light show on Saturday 7th June, Sydneys' week long evening show where they project pictures and animation on the buildings around the Sydney harbour. The foot traffic was insane, and the baby stroller traffic was unexpected, and brutal to the ankles!
We walked 20 minutes to Rose bay and hopped on ...
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