Passports? Check. Guidebooks? Check. Currency? Check. Let's go!
On time for a late evening departure from San Francisco.
15 hours... plenty of time to catch a nap and try to figure out what happened to Friday.
Saturday March 20th. We have arrived, dropped our luggage at the hotel, and walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Patti hiding out in the mouth.
The Sydney Opera House, also known as Nine Nuns in a Scrum.
Circular Quay and the Sydney Central Business District.
Tourists partaking in the Bridge Climb Tour.
Darling Harbour in the background.
Observatory Hill on the upper left, a block from our hotel.
That's me... Mr. Liquor.
Cruising Sydney Harbour on the Manly Fast Ferry
A touch of Dutch in Darling Harbour.
Fort Denison - harbour defense then a penal island. Now a tourist attraction with a restaurant.
Heading towards the Harbour mouth.
Watsons Bay - an attractive beach outside the hustle & bustle of Sydney.
North Head - our destination for tomorrow.
South Head and our first view into the Tasman Sea.
Takeaway Fish & Chips in Manly. Mmmmmm.
Shoes & socks off for a quick romp in the ocean off Manly Beach.
Early autumn beach weekend.
Manly Beach - arguably the nicest beach in the Sydney area.
The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel. Bed & Beer - who could ask for more?
Close to the tourist destinations but away from the hustle & bustle.
Room 302. Plenty of room and very comfortable.
The Garrison Church in The Rocks - constructed in 1840.
View of The Pill from Observatory Hill. The Pill is where all Sydney ship traffic is observed and organized. The harbourmaster is responsible for berth control.