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Your First 24 Hours In Sydney

G’day, mate. You’ll hear that a lot in Sydney. No wonder we have been voted the world’s friendliest city. After you land the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) is a short hop from the international/domestic airport. You can stop in Sydney for a short and sweet visit. Incredibly, it is totally possible to pack in…

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July 30, 2021

His masters remains…..Cadman Cottage

  These days it’s a cute old cottage with Harbour views – the perfect vantage point to greet holidaymakers stepping off a tropical cruise. But in early Sydney, Cadman’s Cottage was the site of some pretty gruesome goings-on. One morning in November 1844, a man named Jean Videll brought a chest to the jetty (Cadman’s…

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October 4, 2020

The Grand Organ of Sydney

  The Grand Organ in the Sydney Opera House has six divisions, five manuals plus pedals, and is the largest tracker action organ ever built, with 131 speaking stops served by 200 ranks of pipes consisting of 10,244. It also took 10 years to build. It was budgeted for $400000 but ended up costing $1.2…

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October 3, 2020

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