Yesterday's day-trip I ventured down to the city, Central Station, by train (two hours), then onto the City Circle train from there, to Circular Quay station.
Looking back to Circular Quay railway station and beyond once aboard the ferry, destination Manly, twenty minutes or so away.
Museum of Contemporary Art, the original ochre-coloured building to the left, and alongside it is the new (contemporary) version, only recently opened
Sailors Home (1864), for visiting sailors through till 1980, according to Sydney on the Web, and now housing Sailor's Thai Restaurant. It overlooks the start of the Overseas Passenger Terminal for cruise ships.
Overseas Passenger Terminal
Dawes Point. Can you see the figurenes to the right of the pilon, at the start of the bridge?
right up near the middle now ...to the left of the flags
the close up/crop; would you like to do it? Here's your options available on Bridge Climb/Sydney
One of the Rivercats
Admiralty House 1845-1846 at the top, residence for our current Governor General, Ms Quentin Bryce. The lower construction is the Marine Barracks.
Fort Denison, originally a convict settlement, later became a fort. It is open to the public, with restaurant and picnic areas.
When I visited the harbour for Australia Day, the guns were firing at midday.
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