Sydney Harbour and Opera House

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Looking towards Lady Macquaries Chair

Day Two: 

There is no better place to sight see than Sydney Harbour. My morning started with my alarm going off at 6:30am, I was getting a lift to town with my cousin Marie. Marie dropped me at the Opera House at 8am, as I wanted to catch the early morning sunshine for some happy snaps of one of the world’s most famous buildings and one of the world’s most beautiful harbours.

I made my way around the waters’ edge from the Opera House to Lady Macquarie’s Chair to see if I could get some nice photos of the harbour. I managed to get one or two. As I made my way back to the Opera House, my camera got a good work out, snap, snap, snap... oh look, another photo opp of the Opera House! It took an hour to wander all the way round and back again, by now I knew the shops would be open so off to The Rocks I strolled to check out one of my favourite shops.

Fort Dennison, Sydney Harbour
The Argyle Oracle, Sydney’s finest psychic centre, I had a reading done, and good news, my life is going to start getting better. Yippee! Funny thing is he told me I would travel interstate.

After my reading, I headed back to Circular Quay to hop a ferry, which would take me across the north side of the harbour to Luna Park then back to the south side and on to Darling Harbour. By the time I arrived at Darling Harbour I was no longer in the mood to shop so I hopped on the monorail and made my way back to the city. I got off the monorail at Galleries Victoria, a stunning shopping centre across the road from the Queen Victoria Building, known by the locals as QVB, the QVB is a stunning building brought back from dereliction in the late eighties it is now one of the most popular shopping centres in Sydney. After a bit of window-shopping I jumped on a bus and headed back to my cousins in the Eastern Suburb of Randwick.

For dinner, Marie and her husband shouted me a to a meal at No Names restaurant in the Friend In Hand pub in Glebe, and old favourite feeding place, which has great food at a great price.

It felt great to be back in Sydney, soaking up the atmosphere. It was my home for 16 years before moving to Tasmania and I’m thinking it may nearly be time to go back. There really is no city like it.

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Looking towards Lady Macquaries Ch…
Looking towards Lady Macquaries C…
Fort Dennison, Sydney Harbour
Fort Dennison, Sydney Harbour
Lone lamp post
Lone lamp post
Ah... My City.
Ah... My City.
Seagull coming in for landing
Seagull coming in for landing
Also from the rear of the ferry as…
Also from the rear of the ferry a…
Some strange yet beautiful sculptu…
Some strange yet beautiful sculpt…
Steps at Lady Macquaries Chair
Steps at Lady Macquarie's Chair
One-legged Seagull
One-legged Seagull
The Opera House sails
The Opera House sails
Circular Quay from the back of the…
Circular Quay from the back of th…
Opera House Sails
Opera House Sails
Circular Quay
Circular Quay
Sydney Botanical Gardens
Sydney Botanical Gardens
Sitting by the Quay
Sitting by the Quay
Sydney Botanical Gardens
Sydney Botanical Gardens
Sydney Opera House and The Harbour…
Sydney Opera House and The Harbou…
The Gates into the Sydney Botanica…
The Gates into the Sydney Botanic…
Sydney city
Sydney city
The bay at Sydney Botanical Gardens
The bay at Sydney Botanical Gardens
Tree in the Sydney Botanical Garde…
Tree in the Sydney Botanical Gard…
Opera House and Harbour Bridge
Opera House and Harbour Bridge
Mrs Macquaries Chair
Mrs Macquarie's Chair
Magnificent Sydney Harbour
Magnificent Sydney Harbour
Fort Dennison on Sydney Harbour
Fort Dennison on Sydney Harbour
Sydney
photo by: Sunflower300