The Rocks

The Rocks

It’s the start of the new year and I have been neglecting this blog for a while. So it’s time to start my travel tales again. To start things off, we are off to Down Under.

Anyone who has visited Sydney would have heard of “The Rocks”. Located near the Sydney Harbour Bridge, this area was the site of the first settlement when convicts from England arrived here. It used to be a slum in it’s early years but has now evolved into a tourist attraction in it’s own right. During my first visit to Sydney (you can read it here) I didn’t get a chance to visit The Rocks. So on my second visit, I made sure to see as much as I could of it.

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Blue Mountains Getaway

Blue Mountains Getaway

Not far from Sydney is the highland area known as the Blue Mountain, and for most visitors going to Sydney this is usually a must visit place. For a lot of people, they would usually follow a day excursion tour which leaves Sydney early in the morning and coming back in the evening. While a day tour is great if you don’t have time, staying over in the Blue Mountains is recommended to enjoy nature and experience the laid back atmosphere of the community. Continue reading “Blue Mountains Getaway”

Whale Watching in the City

Whale Watching in the City

Continuing from my last post on Sydney, this post is about other activities that you can do while in Sydney. If you like nature and animals, visiting Taronga Zoo is a popular choice with families. The other thing that you can do is to join a whale watching cruise. The main season to see whales are from late May to early November when humpback whales migrate north from the Antarctic towards warmer waters to breed. Their migration route takes them past Australia and in particular Sydney. Continue reading “Whale Watching in the City”