Dream it. Wish it. Do it! ... SYDNEY

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And we've been in Sydney!!!
That was Petra's dream for a long time and it finally became reality! 😊
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Our first impression was a bit weird, like ...
"Aha, opera and Harbour bridge...hmm... we have seen this already on the pictures many times", but after few hours/days, you start feeling the beat of the city, how big, beautiful, clean, international and touristy it is. Love the organized transport, parks and easy going people!
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First day, we went on a hike around Blue Mountains (we decided to do 3 hours walk around the Three Sisters and some mini walks to see waterfalls).
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Second day, we went by bus to the city (we stayed in Harberfield area, which was an Italian district and Petra got a feeling she was at home - all the good food around us... hehe). That day, we walked all day. We went to the botanic gardens, the famous opera, Harbour bridge... basically we walked everywhere ;) ! Later in the afternoon, we caught a ferry and visit the big surf spot at Manly beach.
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Next morning, it was raining like Hell. So, we decided to wait for a bit and at 1pm, we went to the city where we had lunch with Danny (Alban's ex-flatmate in NZ). Later, we walked around the beautiful Darling harbour (we loved it).

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We wanted to go in Chinese garden of friendship and Fish market, but we were too late (they close at 5pm), so we went next day in the morning.

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We stopped on the way to the Gold Coast in :

  • Port Stephens ~ mini fish town,
  • Seals Rock ~ cute lighthouse and beach,
  • a campsite close to Coffs Harbour (finally, we were not sleeping in a random street \o/ ) .

Now, we are in Gold Coast, where we are enjoing some days without driving and maybe taking some surfing lessons and other activities.

Next article coming soon(ish)! :)

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Alban Esc