Ibis Sydney Olympic Park
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... of public transportation. " At 4pm trains to the harbour area will stop running leaving a 1 km walk to the vantage points." Of course the ticketed events were all sold out...even at 600 Australian dollars and buy your own drinks!
So we were fully expecting to miss out on a good view of the celebrations. But we had not counted the great Australian public. (Who really are great and extraordinarily helpful) One person suggested we head for Potts Point and once ...
... stopping by the corner shop first for some crisps to add to the packed picnic. Marching along to Rose Bay, having decided to walk the same side as the lush green golf course was a bad move as the sandy trail was full of tree root obstacles making the trolly dolly a little harder to negotiate. It was a more entertaining meander observing the golfers tackle the open green, which looked far less fun than the leapfrog crazy golf course. The group of Ibis ...
... a really nice area just north of the city and about 40 minutes drive. We walked around the small town and then took a seat at the beach for a while. Suddenly an older couple walked over to us and asked is where we were from, it turned out they were scousers. The guy was a doctor who had been at a conference in New Zealand and then him and his wife had flown to Sydney for a few days while they were over this way. They'd obviously heard Hannah's accent and it was nice of them ...
... out of seven hours of driving! They should probably rename the drive the ‘close to but not quite able to see, coastal drive’.
We got into Sydney after dark and bypassed the city straight to the airport to return our rental. A tip for people looking for car rentals is that you can often get the best prices if you book airport to airport. Rental companies want/need cars at airports so will ...
... to go. We notice a nearby bus stop, and the temptation is too much. In ten minutes we are boarding the 321 bus for the last two
kilometres of our hike. AU$ 2.10 (US$ 1.95) bus fare, the worthiest money we have spent yet.
It is cold and windy at Manly Beach, the ocean strand seems virtually empty of vacationers. We drop by a local restaurant for a plate of ...