Friday 7 April 2017

Australian Wanderings Part 6

Friday was filled with all kinds of visual candy (besides Bill): attending 6:45 mass at nearby St. Mary’s Cathedral to experience the dawn sun fill the huge edifice with golden light; wandering through the Royal Botanical Gardens on our way to Circular Quay; taking the ferry to Taronga Zoo; riding the cable car to the top end of Taronga Zoo and then zigzagging our way back to the ferry; passing by the Royal Australian Navy’s Woolloomooloo facility; being blown away by the Aboriginal history display at the Australian Museum; having dinner with Steve, Betty, and Bron at the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel (established in 1841) in The Rocks precinct; and looking at the Sydney Opera House at night on our way back to our Airbnb digs on Hyde Park. A great day! Enjoy the images.

St. Mary's Cathedral

Royal Botanical Gardens (photo by Bill)
(And me wearing my new Akubra hat!)

College Street

College Street

Sydney Opera House

Circular Quay

Kirribilli House, Sydney Residence of the Australian Prime Minister

Larry on the ferry to Taronga Zoo (photo by Bill)

Taronga Zoo Cable Car

Royal Australian Navy ships, Wooloomooloo

Friday night crowd outside the Lord Nelson

Argyle Cut, Argyle Street

Argyle Street disco - where I first had kangaroo tail soup in 1972!
(Except it wasn't a disco then.)

Sydney Opera House at night

My Bill.

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