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Inspiration Behind The Coat Hanger?

Inspiration Behind The Coat Hanger?

What was the inspiration behind the Coat Hanger – the Sydney Harbor Bridge? What inspired its design?  I saw this bridge up close, absorbed its design and headed back home. With no concrete answers with me, I thought I wouuld go home and Google. On my way back, I saw a few more arches and(…)

Published On: Monday, August 5th, 2013
Dinner at The Canopy, Sydney

Dinner at The Canopy, Sydney

Canopy Restaurant at Sydney – Quick Review: Restaurant? Canopy on Hyde, 157 Liverpool Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia. What? Pan-fried Mirror Dory, Pomme  Puree, Curry Butter, Chervil. How Much? Australian $ 30 (pre-plated, all inclusive) Pomme Puree? For those who love to discuss differences between mashed potatoes and Pomme Puree, this is where Pomme Puree begins.(…)

Published On: Sunday, August 4th, 2013
Circular Quay - Discovery of Sydney Begins Here

Circular Quay - Discovery of Sydney Begins Here

If you have been to Circular Quay you can say you have been to Sydney. This is where the city identifies itself, its distinct tourist identity stands over and above its colonial heritage. The city sings, acts and performs. This is where the action is. You can plan a leisurely day to be spent only(…)

Published On: Sunday, August 4th, 2013
Railway Parcels Post Office - Why Do this?

Railway Parcels Post Office - Why Do this?

Heritage doesn’t speak for itself. People are expected to speak and standup for preserving the heritage in their city, region and country, to say the least. Here we see a beautiful building of 1906 with an ugly hat. Even if the choice was to bring this building down altogether or put this appendage over it,(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
J & D Gourmet Food Bar - Looks Bad, Tastes Hmm...

J & D Gourmet Food Bar - Looks Bad, Tastes Hmm...

Quick Review: Restaurant? J & D Gourmet Food Bar, 9 Hay St  Sydney, Australia What? Omelet with mushrooms, olives and sun-dried tomatoes How Much? Australian $ 9.50 Omelet? Yes, they call it a gourmet omelet. I call it a chef’s funeral. Come to think of it, they actually served it to me. They expected me to(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
Sydney - First Impressions

Sydney - First Impressions

Airport is quick Immigration is friendly Custom is not a  hassle Locating a taxi stand can be a headache Taxis overcharge and taxi drivers do play games Exit from airport is good Jaywalking is somewhere between an exception and a norm Sydney is not a “white” city The heart of the city has sizable number(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
Grill

Grill'd - Looks Great, Taste - No Great Shakes

Quick Review: Restaurant? Grill’d at CBD World Square, 644 George Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia. What? Tuscan Delight Chicken Burger How Much? Australian $ 16.7 (12.5+3.5+.7) Fries? They saved the meal, very delicious. They were thick-cut, they prefer to call them chips, I would insist they were fries. They were crispy and light. I could make(…)

Published On: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
Long & Sandy Bondi Beach of Australia

Long & Sandy Bondi Beach of Australia

The Bondi Beach, Australia is counted among the most famous beaches in the world that offer superb facilities to have an enjoyable time. The long stretch of sandy beaches is the ideal place to engage yourself in a time filled with fun. Bondi Beach in Australia is one of the favorites of the travelers coming(…)

Published On: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013