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sydney hits and misses

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Ah, Sydney. I was iffy about you at first but grew to appreciate you and your temperate San Francisco-eque weather, neverending shelves of Tim Tams, and overall walkability. Let’s say g’bye with a little Sydney potpourri.

Let’s start with a hit. Bondi Beach.

Really, truly one of – if not THE – nicest city beach I’ve ever seen.

Next for a miss – the pizza at Bondi Beach.

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January 18, 2010 at 8:00 pm

est., sydney

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Our last night in Sydney we got all prettified and had a fancy shmancy meal that celebrated all of our inner and outter yuppie-ness.

We considered Tatsuya but could not part with the 3 bills it would take to cover the meal. Someday, someday…  After careful consideration of the menus we opted for est. on George Street. The restaurant sits above the Establishment which is a nice bar and lounge.

We each opted for the Chef’s 5 course menu which had loads of choices. The entire thing cost each of us about AUD200 (including the wine we ordered). The pictures do not do the food justice but let’s not have that stop us from venturing onward. Shall we?

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January 17, 2010 at 7:00 pm

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from sydney with love

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Blargh. This week has been ROUGH. All you can do is power through, dust yourself off, say a prayer, hope for the best, and stare at the pretty pictures you bought in Australia last week.

As always I have no respect for chronological order and am doing my posts in a timeless disarray. There’s a point though. These pretty pictures are bringing some peace and contentment to a rocky week. For all yous peeps out there suffering from the ugh-what-else-is-gonna-suck-this-week blues, my heart and my wombat go out to you.

I had most of Saturday to myself in Sydney last week. Since I was going in a completely different direction on a different airline, my flight times were way off of the homies. After they all went California-bound, I had 7 hours all to myself to mosey around and see Sydney before my own jet plane took off towards the equator. I roamed Darling Harbour, checked out the Sydney Aquarium, and then continued on my quest for art.

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November 19, 2009 at 12:52 am

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