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Since we were due to arrive in Sydney from Honolulu late in the afternoon, we decided to spend the night in a hotel before driving our rental car back to Canberra the next morning.
We stayed at the Novotel Brighton Le Sands, which is only about a 5 minute drive from the airport. This was a nice property, and we had a suite with a separate …
... off the plane, take a deep breath in. Sydney has this humid, sweet smell. Like kiwis being served ocean side. I immediately took the transit to my hostel, who were already preparing for me to arrive and had a room for my bag and let me know I could check in at noon if I was ready. I headed out after that ready to explore the city. I was staying in a fairly busy neighbourhood, Potts Place, known for its red-light facilities and transition towards an urban ...
After failing to find a place to eat at the Quay, we hopped on the ferry and headed over to Luna Park. Though not very big and not offering any special rides, the history and nostalgic feel of the park made it a great place to visit. We grabbed lunch and I experienced my first schnitzel sandwich (which essentially was a fried chicken sandwich), and rode the Wild Mouse and drop tower. By the time 5 o'clock rolled around, we were both ...
... on weekdays! Lou found a couple of apartments and called and charmed the agents into letting us have a some private viewings during the week, and this proved to be a much more fruitful exercise! We found a nice, two-bedroom, fully-furnished flat in an amazing location with a great view, a pool, gym and a roof terrace. So we put together all our paperwork, and we were accepted! Move in date will be the 31st Jan, we're very ...
... we took full advantage and got some typical touristy photographs from across the harbour. Once again, Mash made full use of us his camera. We also familiarised ourselves with the night life of Sydney, the backpacker scene mainly came out of the "Maze" hostel, the one Mash was staying in. Will and I would often make the ten minute walk from our inferior hostel, through Prince Albert park and past central station. Prince Albert park was brilliant, unlike the botanical gardens the main ...
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