“Downtown exploration” G_shook’s photos around Sydney, Australia

Preview of G_shook’s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Sydney, Australia Entry Title: “Downtown exploration” Entry: “I have been exploring the downtown area of Sydney at a leisurely pace, enjoying the sights, drinking the beer, and enjoying the moments. It is a very scenic downtown and each corner can bring new views of the two biggest icons, and the downtown has a good balance between the towering office buildings, parks, and historic areas. There seems to be a keen sense of preservation for natural areas and historic sites despite the pressures of development and the crush of people who live here. After being in the small town desert US for the last three years it is a refreshing change to see tons of people more or less getting along, hearing all kinds of languages, and having my choice of ethnic foods. I headed closer to the Harbour Bridge and visited the Sydney Observatory, which was used to set local noon before the concept of standard time, but which still has a functioning dome telescope through which we saw Andromeda and Venus in the day time- pretty cool. It is situated on a hill with great views of the bridge and inner harbor, and conveniently close to 2 of Sydney’s oldest pubs (the Lord Nelson Brewery, which I had to get a beer in, and the Hero of Waterloo). I walked out onto the bridge for some great views of downtown- and later

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“Downtown exploration” G_shook’s photos around Sydney, Australia

Preview of G_shook’s blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Sydney, Australia Entry Title: “Downtown exploration” Entry: “I have been exploring the downtown area of Sydney at a leisurely pace, enjoying the sights, drinking the beer, and enjoying the moments. It is a very scenic downtown and each corner can bring new views of the two biggest icons, and the downtown has a good balance between the towering office buildings, parks, and historic areas. There seems to be a keen sense of preservation for natural areas and historic sites despite the pressures of development and the crush of people who live here. After being in the small town desert US for the last three years it is a refreshing change to see tons of people more or less getting along, hearing all kinds of languages, and having my choice of ethnic foods. I headed closer to the Harbour Bridge and visited the Sydney Observatory, which was used to set local noon before the concept of standard time, but which still has a functioning dome telescope through which we saw Andromeda and Venus in the day time- pretty cool. It is situated on a hill with great views of the bridge and inner harbor, and conveniently close to 2 of Sydney’s oldest pubs (the Lord Nelson Brewery, which I had to get a beer in, and the Hero of Waterloo). I walked out onto the bridge for some great views of downtown- and later

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