Travel Blogs from Bankstown
... the business and shopping area of the island. I have been told that the best way to transit from the airport to the city is via train, and well not being to fussed on crowds and to compound that I am not a big proponent of public transport, wish me luck. Hong Kong will be rather warm, you see I have just left Sydney, which I must say is experiencing some of the best winter weather that I can remember temperature in the low to mid 20s and down to around ...
... LONG concrete slabs and assembling them together like Legos. The tiles, while they look white from afar, are actually various shades of white, cream, and grey. The light from the sun catches on the tiles and reflects a brilliant white finish. And what's even more amazing is that the tile have never had to have been cleaned! So cool! So once we left the Sydney Opera House, we were off to Darling Harbour for lunch at a place called Blackbird Cafe. Once ...
Some of us felt it was time to get spiritual and visit the local gurdwara. We are use to it being only a few minutes away back home, but in this instance it took us a one hour train ride and 20 min walk to get there. It was well worth the home cooked meal, and the familiar feeling. Also being offered a ride to the train station by a complete stranger made us feel like we belong. After all the langar made us extra drowzy...zzz. ...
Grabbing our stuff from baggage claim and catching a cab was all very uneventful, which was a welcome change from the past two months of chaotic India. There was no one in line at all which made things much easier as pushing our luggage cart that had a busted wheel along with holding my coffee was no easy task. Our taxi driver was a very chatty Turkish guy who told ...
What a week it's been. Many of the professors at my school went on strike Tuesday and Wednesday due to lowered wages, cut classes, and some other issues. Because of this, I had to go to some of my classes on Monday even though I usually don't have class that day. It worked out well though because I did not go to campus Tuesday, which is when my friend Allegra from Clemson arrived in Sydney! Allegra is also studying abroad with TEAN on ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility