Mercure Sydney Potts Point
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It's the last day of our holiday today and after all that riding we decide on a relaxed day... No cycling, just a walk into Sydney and wander around.
We head down to Circular Quay and decide on a tour of the Opera House.
The tour is really interesting and we have the chance to see inside the main theatre where they have a …
... s going on this week. After a number of drinks we moved on to a late night spot where a fair amount of dancing and general revelry occurred into the early hours. Unsurprisingly we didn't feel too fresh this morning! After crawling out of bed late on we went to a independent type cafe place where we had a very decent brunch. I moaned to Tom about my dislike for Starbucks and other chains and ...
... smiling :)), following Cowper Wharf Road past the Garden Island Naval Base and Finger Wharf. Then it was back to the Royal Botanic Gardens where there was an invasion of Cockatoos. They were more lively than usual and interacting with park goers as well. My final stop was The Domain where I spent a few minutes at my play place with pull-up and dip bars :-)
... which grows in the forests below (c.16% of all the eucalyptus in the world!!) causes a slightly blue hue to emerge when you look at the mountains above. At the blue mountains there are numerous different cable cars & trains to take you exploring around the area. One of these is the steepest train journey in the world - we went down at an angle ...
... then! On Tuesday we had a great tennis tournament on a rather hilly/holey tennis court... Varying quality but good fun :) We were picked up at 1pm to go on our wine tour around three vineyards. At the first we got a proper lesson on how to taste wine, matching food with wine to create flavour sensations (!) and facts about wine production, storage etc. The family owned vineyard had won lots of awards and produced ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMercure Sydney Potts Point
It was really affordable and had an amazing view of the city. Was a bit far (45min walk to the Harbour Bridge/Opera House) but a great place to stay.
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