Hotel Urban St Leonards
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We arrived in Sydney late afternoon on 23rd December at our hotel (Urban St Leonards). This was conveniently located in north Sydney, a short train ride to the centre and was a nice hotel (a huge relief on the basis we were spending 11 nights there).
On Christmas Eve we drove to the Blue Mountains – about …
... go on the Bondi tour. I got off the bus at Bondi beach and had a wee look around the shops, had a bit of lunch then enjoyed an ice cream on the beach watching the surfers before getting the bus back to Sydney and finishing off that tour! Unfortunately this was to be YaYa's last venture as she wanted to stay on Bondi beach :( so its bye bye to YaYa. It was great to go back to Bondi as the last time I visited it was really heavy rain! The tour commentary was really ...
... similarities to be drawn between the two countries, including driving on the opposite side of the road. This also means the steering wheel is on the right side of all cars, and I instinctively went for the wrong driver's side on more than one occasion. Once on the road however, it was pretty much the same…just opposite. The drive out to the mountains was easy, but took a couple hours. There were more trees changing ...
... before that we made him do under timed exams conditions. Not sure Juan was expecting such pressure when he asked for our help!! But we like to think that all the English speaking in the house helped him in the run up to the exam as he got a great score when the results came back.
But unfortunately we had a bit of a frustrating afternoon. We dropped Juan at his speaking exam and went to the supermarket to get drinks and pizza for our Saturday ...
... side of the bay where there was a view point which looked over Palm Beach and around to the left where we could see Lion Island, it was beautiful. We then went bak to Lisa & Brads house where we had a shower and some delicious nibbles before heading out to dinner. We went back into Manly and had dinner at a place called Hugos which is just where they ferry comes in. We were treated to some lovely pizza, then said our goodbyes and took the 8.45pm ferry back into the city. ...
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