Thursday, May 26, 2011

A day In The City...Of Sydney

We started out at Museum Station and rode the train to Circular Key where I took this pic.
Thence off to show Daniel the fabulous Sydney Opera House........
then we took the Manly Ferry - Daniel said as opposed to the "girly" ferry!
We strolled along the beach at Manly.......
watching the many hardy surfers awaiting the big waves......
the water was a balmy 22 celsius. Too cold for me but warmer than the ambient air.
Having worked up a little appetite we spotted this burger joint....

and found it to be a very good choice for lunch.
I loved my lamburger and the guys had the works!

We ambled down the main shopping thoroughfare and I couldn't resist taking pics of this iconic Aussie pub with the vintage posters.
These are not paper, they are beautifully done on some kind of more permanent product, they look like painted porcelain and have been there for decades.
Daniel wanted to know what was for dessert so I bought him a huge cream filled lamington!

You can tell he did not enjoy it!
Back on the ferry here are the Sydney Heads, guarding the entry to the gorgeous harbour.
As we approached the city we were able to see the beautiful vista framed by the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
The remainder of the afternoon included a visit to the city's tower........
a stroll through Martin Place, where there is a monument to the Australian military.......
and one of the many flower stalls around the city.....
and kiosks.
We finished up at Paddy's Market for souvenir shopping.
No pics from the markets but take my word for it there was a bit of shopping!

2 comments:

cityquilter said...

ros, thanks so much for sharing your homeland on your blog, and your family celebration as well. blessings to you all!

Miri said...

LOL! Those have to be the biggest hamburgers I've ever seen!

Love these pix from Australia-keep them coming!