Sydney 2008/09

 

Julie had been in Sydney for nearly 2-months before I joined her just before Xmas. She had rented an apartment in Coogee – a quieter and less commercial area than nearby Bondi.

 

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First breakfast in Coogee, Sydney, and Lance is trying to deal with jetlag.

 

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He’s not dealing with it very well though!

 

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We were staying at Coogee for the first few days.

 

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Australians have a way with words!

 

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A much-photographed scene, and we couldn’t resist taking one or two for ourselves.

 

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The view from the center of the bridge: the Opera House and the CBD

 

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A “must-see” part of Sydney is the Royal Botanic Gardens.

 

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As well as see lots of amazing birds you find a great many fruit bats!

 

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We were around for the annual Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

 

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Not to be missed, the start of the race is a big party. Note these two guys getting their priorities right!

 

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And I’m not averse to joining in the celebrations also…

 

We spent only a few days in Sydney before taking a flight to Adelaide. At Adelaide airport we collected a car and immediately headed north to Melrose.

 

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