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... possible hiding the surrounding skyscrapers, some little hidden places so lovely and inviting to rest and relax and meditate.
And then, coming back, crossing the park in front of my hostel, I could take a picture of the Laughing Kookaburra! A bird I heard from day one being in Australia, sometimes seeing him fly and disappear, but too quick to be photographed! but here, just before leaving, I could finally see him close just above my head!
... died whilst the bridge was being built
2. The bridge took a total of 8 years to build (1924-1932)
3. The loan for building the bridge (which cost over 2 billion dollars in todays money!) was finally paid off in 1988.
4. John Bradfield was the designer of the bridge.
5. The top of the arch rises and falls (up to 180mm) to adjust to temperature changes - it ...