So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu….

Recently I bid farewell to Sydney and moved to rival city Melbourne for work.  I thought that a change of scene would be just what the doctor ordered, and more excellent adventures would be in the offing.

It is iconic!

On parting I realised I have written little about the city I called home for almost eight years.  Aside from the iconic images and guidebook blurbs, these are the things that nobody tells you about Sydney:

  • Summer is awesome.
  • Every time you see the opera house it still wows you.
  • Locals are scared of rain; nobody seems to venture out in case they dissolve.  It’s true!!
  • The council makes up any reason for fireworks.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many in my life.  There’s a reason Australia has no ozone layer folks!
  • You can see dolphins on your way to work, that’s if you take the ferry.  Nothing starts your day like seeing a dolphin.
  • Suburb snobs are rife.  Like who cares?  You live in Sydney – enjoy!
  • Just because Sydney is a sizeable city doesn’t mean that the scary killer animals daren’t venture in.  Those Huntsmen spiders are beasties!
  • And did I say summer is awesome????
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Categories: Australia / Pacific, culture, iconic | 1 Comment

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One thought on “So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, adieu….

  1. Flynnster

    You forgot to mention the hot men in tight shorts!! x

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