Tag Archives: Sydney

Beach Walk From Bondi to Coogee (New South Wales)

I have long planned to do this coastal walk. Both Bondi and Coogee are superb beach destinations, but it’s winter here in Down Under. No chance to sunbathe, swim or just beach bum. Or so we thought. At low temps, … Continue reading

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Bushwalking Around Lake Parramatta

Nestled away west of the city is a man-made reservoir in Parramatta, New South Wales. Lake Parramatta Reserve offers good bushwalking trails around it. Short but challenging. I’d say it’s a great place to spend time with family and friends, … Continue reading

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Flaneur On The Loose

My 3rd week in Sydney. Staying till near-end of this August. Spent time in the City, Katoomba, Berry,  Lake Conjola and soon Gold Coast. Not the best of time, winter and all, but family time is for all seasons. Right? … Continue reading

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Another Weekend In Lake Conjola 

Last time we were here, my 2 teen-age elves from Manila were with us. Their younger cousins are now 2 years older, the lake house porch has been extended for better views of the lake while holding one’s wine glass, … Continue reading

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Barracks Museum

This brick building sits in a compound in Hyde Park just across Saint Mary’s Cathedral. It was intended to house convict men and boys in the early 1800’s and was in fact designed by a convict architect by the name … Continue reading

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Watson’s Bay. BARED.

Been here before. A good 15 minute ferry ride from Wharf #4 in Circular Quay. Watson’s Bay. Lovely as can be, with a fabulous view of the city of Sydney and its Harbour Bridge. And it was just as delightful … Continue reading

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Home in Katoomba

I  have written more than once about Katoomba. It was my first day trip out of Sydney many years ago. Katoomba’s claim to fame is being the chief town in the Blue Mountains area. Many tourists make this day trip … Continue reading

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