Sydney, you are more than just the Opera House.

My first taste of Australia was a good one. Nice to slowly immerse myself in this beautiful country.

How better to really understand a city than to find that your hotel is in the Red Light district of Sydney (Kings Cross). Don’t worry, it wasn’t bad at all. The hotel was great and check out my view.

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The area had everything I needed. Good restaurants, grocery store, transit, GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS and XXX. Maybe I didn’t care so much about the last two, but it gave the area character and lots to observe.

But, the rest of Sydney was great. Through the connection of two friends, I enjoyed some time with some friends of friends. Thank you Tak for introducing me to Stephanie, and Dean thanks for connecting me with Ginny and a few others that you didn’t know I would meet. It was so nice to have some others to spend time with.

Like everyone should do when in a city for a short while, I did the hop on and off tour. I went from sitting on a wet seat up top in the rain to getting my first sunburn of this trip. What a day. From one end of Sydney to other and over to Bondi. Let me tell you, there are far more beautiful beaches in Sydney. I could live the beach life in this city.

This city has an extensive train system. But boy are the escalators steep. You feel like you are going to go ass over tea kettle in one wrong move.

So many great things to share with you, but that is all for now. At the airport waiting for my flight to Cairns. Great Barrier Reef tomorrow. Can’t wait.

But, let me just leave you with one more interesting find. Just in case you were wondering what a Canadian breakfast is made up of, let me solve the mystery.

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