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
Today I’m off to explore Gymea, the southern Sydney suburb whose name originates from the word used by local indigenous people for the Gymea Lily.
Stepping out of Gymea Station, I find myself in the Gymea shopping village. I’ll return … 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