Tag Archives: Sydney

Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Statues

Statues are everywhere around us, and this week’s Ailsa’s Travel Theme photo challenge gave me an opportunity to revisit some of the many statues I’ve seen in my own travels. Above is the impressive 80-foot (24 m) high concrete and … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Gardens

I’m a city-livin’ apartment dweller, so I don’t really have a  garden to speak of. I have a nice deck that affords me awesome city views, but the weather up here in the Twin Peaks section of San Francisco where … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Dry

The warm, dusky earthtones of both the kangaroo and its surrounding environment make this scene at Sydney’s Wildlife World look downright parched! Temps in the 90′s helped ramp up the arid, Outback-like effect. Gimme some water!!! For more dryness, check … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Sometimes architecture can offer some interesting juxtapositions, like these old and new mash-ups in Tokyo (above) and Sydney (below). For more interesting juxtapositions, check out this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge!

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Happy 40th Anniversary, Sydney Opera House!

Since I’ve lately been on the subject of architecture, my favorite building in the world celebrates its 40th anniversary today! An instant icon, the Sydney Opera House was officially opened on this date in 1973. Since then it has become … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

When it comes to absolutely fresh seafood — like from the ocean to the table in an hour — nothing beats the Sydney Fish Market, especially if you’re looking for gross stuff  like cleaned baby octopus or anything else with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Curves

Got curves, if you want ‘em.

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Beaches

I absolutely love being near the ocean — as a water sign, it’s where I feel most complete and in tune with myself, which is always a good thing! So I’ve been to many beaches in my time, from the … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Dance

“I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Above

The view from above reveals people out and enjoying a bit of a nosh, whether waiting to order at a cafe in Sydney’s The Strand shopping gallery (above), or enjoying take-away oysters in San Francisco’s Ferry Building (below). Either way, … Continue reading

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