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... ride through the bay, which gave awesome views of the city skyline. Today the weather is perfect and what you expect to see when in Australia. We got off the ferry and went straight to the information center to get a map and talk to some locals about the area. One girl recommended Shelly beach, which we also ended up checking out.
We went straight to Manly Beach first, which was just through a shopping area filled with surf shops, bars, ...
... it any longer, I got the pictures onto my computer, so you get some, for this entry, and the last two.
We docked in Sydney Harbour between the Opera House and THE Bridge. Handy that. Stunning too. (We opted out of the $150 bridge climb, but we sure saw a lot of people up there.)
During the day we got around on a hop-on-hop-off ferry. Every time we lucked into the same narrator – and she did a sterling job. The whole circuit of the harbour ...
... with her camera, while Ben stood just underneath the VIP area a little further back, watching the action from a higher elevation. In the closing seconds of the women's final (an all-Aussie affair), Laura Enever was handed the title thanks to a fall from Tyler Wright on an otherwise very strong ride. Laura, with a slender lead, had had to just watch the last ride as she had not quite been able to duck dive her way under a barrage of waves to get out to the back ...
... we made our way down the escalators to once we had bought tickets. After taking a few minutes swanning around the first room, we joined a fascinating guided tour. There was a bizarre contradiction about the whole thing as part of the idea behind pop art was/is that it should be short-lived, disposable, current and arguably derisory of haute couture art. The works of art we were looking at were thirty to forty years old and had been ...
... there I ran back to my hotel to pack and make my way to the train then onto the domestic airport. I hopped on a plane to Melbourne and was greeted by my host family at the gate! It is crazy all the little things that are different. Such as no ID is needed to fly domestically, there is a weight limit on carry on baggage (which I was waaay over!) and anyone can enter the airport, you just need to clear security.
My new family drove me home and we spent the ...
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