Brighton-Le-Sands on Botany Bay is my destination today. There’s very little information online so let’s just see what turns up. Brighton-Le-Sands is not easy to reach by public transport and I’ll take the train to Rockdale then walk towards the … Read the rest
Living on the northern outskirts of Sydney it will take me three hours, two trains and a ferry to reach Bundeena (on the South side), but as I’ve never been there, it is definitely worth the effort. I only hope … Read the rest
Caringbah, Sydney wasn’t on my list of Sydney Suburbs to visit. Well, not until I learnt about their “Walk the Walls” street art project. Having a soft spot for Street Art in Sydney, I am exploring Caringbah today.
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I have always known that there’s a Carlton in Melbourne, but only recently discovered that Sydney also has a suburb named Carlton. That’s a good enough reason to explore the Sydney Carlton today.
Carlton: North of the Railway Line
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The Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is my main reason for exploring Casula today. There’s also an historic farm, a bush walk and the home of a well-known Australian to discover.
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
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I seldom venture to suburbs south of Sydney. Today I am traveling two hours each way to Cronulla. As I cross the river from my home on Dangar Island I am delighted to see a pod of dolphins. The early … Read the rest
Some call Hurstville in Sydney’s South, Sydney’s real Chinatown. Today, I’ll find out for myself if that’s an apt description.
Hurstville Railway Station
Expecting a sleepy little station, I’m surprised when the train pulls up at a busy, modern platform … Read the rest
The weather prediction is for showers. Hopefully they will be light. I am off to Rockdale. Another friend’s suggestion. Apparently, there’s an ethnic mix, an historic house and Balkan food. Let’s find out.
The Western Side
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On my way to the Sydney suburb of Taren Point, I meet a friend at the station. He tells me that he used to sail south of Sydney near Taren Point at the St George Sailing club. My plan is … Read the rest