North Shore Hotel
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... morning started with a move of the caravan to a new site due to ours not drying out. Morning exercise, brekkie, shower and headed back to join the throngs on the public transport system. Our destination today was Bondi Junction and the famous Bondi beach. Wow, what a disappointment compared to Manly. The area seems dated and in need of some paint and sprucing up. The beach is pretty good but the cafes and pubs are daggy. We decided to head back to the city and plan ...
... off at 6 am onwards and flying
until 11 pm. We probably would not have minded this except that we had
single pane windows and would sometimes have to stop our conversation
while the plane finished flying overhead. Somehow no one mentioned any
of these things in any of the reviews online for the accommodation. With
no word from our landlord and no idea where to park our car the next
day, at midnight that first night we madly put out an email to ...
... of air time. We then drove further round the coast to check out Bonti and other beaches, no time to sample them all. We also checked out Shelley Beach just round the corner from Manly, a small and quieter beach decent for a bit of snorkelling, not quite as colourful as previous sessions however. After a 6 year gap from Sydney, Emma had some much needed time to catch up with old friends, although circumstances a bit different this time as most ...
Tom has written to me from Saskatchewan that the weather is distinctly different from here...snow he said and felt like -21 degrees. Tom, you should just jump on the Qantas flight (the 380) out of LAX and come on down. There must be a granddaughter who would love to have a break?
But back to today in Sydney. I learned something new today. That Sydney has a population of 4.4 million, just about double the size ...
... having said goodbye to the other couple we live with on the Monday evening - they've now set off on their travels around Asia with heavy hearts to be leaving Sydney! As they left, a new couple arrived - Italians who work as Baristas in a suburb further west from ourselves. We haven't really had a lot of chance to get to know them this week but hopefully we'll see them more as they settle in to a routine. In what's been a pretty busy week, Thursday saw us head ...