Day 12: Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

In my final full day in Sydney, I took part in one of the city’s most popular attractions — the BridgeClimb.  Tickets for the BridgeClimb are rather expensive, anywhere between $200 and $300 AUD, depending on what time of day you go (sunset and weekends are more expensive), but the experience is truly unique and, in my opinion, well worth the price of admission. I arrived … Continue reading Day 12: Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Day 8: Sydney, Australia – First Impressions

My flight arrived in Sydney early on a Friday morning.  Once I cleared customs, collected my luggage, bought my Australian SIM card and withdrew some Aussie dollars, I got in a taxi and headed to Darlinghurst to meet Tim, my Sydney host, at the Horizon Tower in Darlinghurst.   The Horizon Tower is a somewhat controversial structure in Sydney as it is the sole skyscraper … Continue reading Day 8: Sydney, Australia – First Impressions