DAY 6 June 7th

DAY 6: June 7th Our accommodation Water’s Edge Hotel was great, fantastic view of the inlet and close to a shopping Plaza. It was also located just a 3 minute walk from the Port City Lawn Bowling club which we visited before leaving. There was a ladies league on the green who invited us in for a … [Read more...]

DAY 5 June 6th

DAY 5: June 6th After a good night’s sleep and chocolate chip muffins for breaky we were ready for another adventure filled day. My ‘shark love bite’ is a bit darker and swollen but I don’t have to amputate. We are headed to the sand dunes at Anna Bay (Birubi Point) a 15 minute drive from Pt … [Read more...]

DAY 4 June 5th

DAY 4: June 5th Started the day off with some grocery shopping at Woolworths to get snacks and beverages for the road trip. About 1 ½ hours up the coast we stopped at Newcastle Beach which is a popular recreational spot and home to Fort Scratchley a former coastal defence installation built in … [Read more...]

DAY 3 June 4th

DAY 3: June 4th Before leaving Sydney we once again went through the 4km Sydney tunnel under Pyrmont Bay and Darling Harbour then stopped at the Taronga Zoo which is just over 100 years old. We spent almost 4 hours amongst 4,000 animals of 350 different species that were waiting for us to feed … [Read more...]

Day 2 June 3rd

DAY 2: Took a 30 minute train ride to downtown Sydney. The station houses are all quite old fashioned looking with gables and filigree trim. Jaymee and Nathaniel did the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, 134m high and 1,390 steps plus fantastic views of the Sydney area. While they were doing the … [Read more...]

DAY 1: May 31st which turns into Aussie June 2nd

On route Victoria- San Francisco- Sydney. If you ever see ‘SSSS’ on your boarding pass be prepared to take off your shoes to go through the screening process of a body scan as well as a pat down, which I had to do in both Victoria and San Francisco. If the carry on screeners miss seeing this stamp … [Read more...]