“That will put hairs on your chest” exclaims the woman opposite me. She’s taken a sip of thick black coffee from a finely decorated cup. “It’s called Syrian coffee in Syria and Turkish coffee in Turkey” says Ali standing nearby … Read the rest
When Mark Bundy applied for a grave digging job at Sydney’s Rookwood Cemetery, he was asked three questions. “Are you married?”, “Do you have children?” and “Do you have a mortgage?”. After answering “Yes” to all three, he was told … Read the rest
“It’s nice to be back” smiles Margaret Monger as she starts her Fullerton Hotel heritage tour.
The GPO, No.1 Martin Place
We’re standing in the large light filled courtyard of No. 1 Martin Place. Previously Sydney’s General Post Office, this … Read the rest
Chris digs his thumbs into the muscular flesh he holds in the palm of his hand. After a long minute, his thumbs find the hard, round bead he’s been searching for. A brown stained seed pops out. Our disappointment is … Read the rest
Many people visit Central Australia to learn about Indigenous Australia, but not everyone is able to travel that far. Kadoo Cultural Tours, right here in Sydney, offers a unique insight into Aboriginal Culture from a local indigenous guide. I jump … Read the rest
Unfortunately, the Aboriginal rock art behind my house are disappearing over time. Today I am visiting Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, an area rich in Aboriginal carvings and art, as a guest of Sydney Outback.
West Head Lookout
The beautiful banksia … Read the rest
Living on Dangar Island, I often see The Riverboat Postman passing my home. It delivers my mail. Today I’m going for a ride on The Riverboat Postman as a guest to experience this fabulous three-and-a-bit-hour cruise, which delivers mail to … Read the rest
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