Sydney October 29th 2008 I awoke early to see the rain and mist on the blue mountains, this continued as the train rattled down into Sydney, I collected my things and alighted the train at 10:00 only to be met by my Sydney welcoming committee, my sister, neice and nephew.
We left the station in the rain and wandered to the car, we drove to my sister's local cafe where we enjoyed the cafe's speciality, rasin toast and ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more