Happy New Year!

For New Year’s Eve I spent the day at the Royal Botanical Gardens with thousands of other people anxiously awaiting the fireworks at midnight. I arrived there at 11:30 am and got a great spot right on the hill. I had a picnic lunch all packed, and layed out in the sun all day untilContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

My date with the Opera House

Last Tuesday I flew back to Sydney from Melbourne and treated myself to a night on the town, and went to see a Christmas Opera at the Sydney Opera House. Inside, the Opera House is really beautiful, and has huge wooden arches, and some parts are decorated with purple carpet and walls.The stairs are reallyContinue reading “My date with the Opera House”

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Christmas Eve I went on a party cruise around the harbour. There were two boats, all filled with about 250-300 people…some dressed in Santa suits…other’s dressed as elves or reindeer.On the boat there was a bar, and a huge dance floor, and two balconies to stand on and look out from. It was so muchContinue reading “Christmas Eve & Christmas Day”

Blue Mountains

Yesterday I took a solo excursion to the Blue Mountains. It was an extremely hot day, but was the scenery and view was worth it! First we went to a native site where they showed us drawings in the stone that have been there for thousands of years. This is a picture of a Kangaroo.TheContinue reading “Blue Mountains”

Sydney Tower/Wild Life World

On Wednesday we went up the Sydney Tower. We were able to see the Opera House, the Bridge, and the areas in Sydney where we have stayed. The tower was pretty similar to ours home in Toronto, except the CN tower is far taller, and they didn’t have a glass bottom floor. However, the SydneyContinue reading “Sydney Tower/Wild Life World”