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An Opera at the Sydney Opera House

On my last night of vacation I was able to check something off my bucket list.  I’ve always wanted to go to the opera but in Baltimore it only happens twice a year and it is really hard to find someone that wants to go with you.  Opera is not for everyone While Mom and I were wandering around Sydney’s Circular Quay, I asked her if she’d mind if I took off for the night to see an opera at the Sydney Opera House.  I mean, if you are going to see an opera, why not do it at one Read More

Sydney- The Rocks and Royal Botanic Gardens

After our fun-filled morning in Darling Harbor at the Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife World, Mom and I took a cab to The Rocks area of Sydney for lunch. There are a lot of well-priced options in the area. We settled on a little French bakery/café (the one pictured above) and ordered one hot and one cold sandwich. The little courtyard was pleasant during the afternoon heat. If you are ever visiting Sydney and need to find a hotel, there is a Holiday Inn in The Rocks that is reasonably priced and so close to everything.  I stayed there the last Read More