Not far from downtown Sydney, Australia is an almost mile long sweep of sandy beach, tucked inside quarter-moon shaped bay with a gently sloping bottom that creates a year long season of good surfing conditions. This is Bondi Beach. While the waves provide surfing for long distances they average only between 2 and 3 feetContinue reading “Australia’s Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk”
One of Australia’s early colonies, Adelaide is two cities, the central city and the old Port of Adelaide. It features great public transportation and a number of sights to visit on your port of call visit.
Cleland In The News: Cleland Wildlife Park has pitched in to rescue animals from the recent horrific wildfires. More koalas have been translocated from bushfire-ravaged Kangaroo Island and will be housed at Cleland Wildlife Park to add to the recently established disease-free insurance population. The translocation was carried out by Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and ClelandContinue reading “Cleland Wildlife Park Adelaide – Kangaroos, Koalas and Emus Oh My…”
A Sydney Day Trip to the Blue Mountains On a visit to Sydney, Australia we set aside a Sunday for a rail trip to the Blue Mountains. From the Sydney Central Station to Katoomba Station is about a two hour trip and if you go and return on a Sunday the trip is a superContinue reading “The Blue Mountains of Australia”
Getting Around Sydney An Update If you are planning a trip Down Under with some time in Sydney, you need to build your plans around their great public transportation. Like most large cities, buses are plentiful but Sydney also boasts a metro rail system called “Light Rail” that connects most major parts of the metropolitanContinue reading “Sydney Australia and the Opal Card”
Bondi Beach, Sculptures By The Sea On a recent trip to Australia we spent a day at Bondi Beach outside of Sydney. It turns out that besides being a nearby beach resort and a great surfing venue, Bondi is famous for the largest free sculpture exhibitions in the world. A sculpture event known as SculpturesContinue reading “Art Festival at Bondi Beach”