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With one week to go until they fly out to Auckland, New Zealand, the Sylvania Heights FC 16As had their NZ Tour Launch this afternoon at Sylvania Bowling Club. After watching and listening to the exciting PowerPoint presentation by tour organiser Darryl Sharp and tour treasurer Steve Clark, each player was presented with their own personal travel bag which included a back pack for the plane, a touring shirt, jacket and cap, a ...
... for going. It was really cold when we arrived in Sydney. 10 degrees and a bitter wind blowing. Staying at the Ibis hotel which is pretty average but might be the best we see for the next 3 weeks. :) Dinner in the railway cafe like restaurant. Have to be ready to leave at 7.30am to check in for our Air India flight. New Delhi tomorrow. How ...
I've gone into the future! Or lost a day- however you want to look at it. The flight from Honolulu to Sydney was, in actuality, ten and a half hours, but we landed thirty hours after we got on the plane. It's still weird to think that it's yesterday in the states. Sydney is a beautiful city. We came at the PERFECT time of year too. Everyone was giving us **** for coming in the beginning of winter, but it was hotter than the beginning of summer in Seattle, so in your face. ...
Thursday So the builders are still working on the flats next door. As we found out at 7am this morning. When we did finally get up we looked out of the window to see that once again the weather forecast was lying again and it wasn't raining but was glorious sunshine. Knowing how fast it can change we dashed out to get he bus all the way up to Palm Beach AKA Summer Bay in Home and Away! The bus took forever but it was a lovely drive though the expensive Sydney suburbs. When we got there ...
... and if we had stayed longer I'm sure we'd have
taken up the offer of a dip.
So apart from enjoying their home and
their company we did explore Brisbane too. Having not seen much
wild-life yet we headed to the Lone Pine Sanctuary where we watched
the many koalas, kangaroos, wallabys, emus, wombats, Tasmanian
devils, dingos, platypus, and colourful birds play/sit around.
Although a little pricey the Ozzy animals were great to see and the
park itself is very ...