Days 67 and 68 - Sydney, Blue Mts and more critters May 1st 2012 Our first day in Sydney was spent meandering around the city. Highlights from the day were walking through the botanical gardens and seeing the birds (parrots, cockatoo, cockateils were all in abundance) and other wildlife (i.e., bats). We then went to Sydney's two most famous landmarks, the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge.
We spent our second day outside the city hiking the Blue Mountain ... 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
We are management consultants from San Francisco. We travel a whole lot for work, but that is nowhere near as much fun as traveling together to countries we have always wanted to visit.
We embarked on a 3 month trip around the Asia Pacific in 2012, and used this blog to post pictures and (some) comments for friends and family that want to follow our travels, including our 2-3 week trip around India in an auto-rickshaw!
Nearly a year from our 3 month trip, we have again hit the road for a "de-toxing" trip into the mountains and valleys of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile...... full info