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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - 10th-13th October 2004

The final part of the mini-tour of the Far East and Australia and Nosher ends up in the gorgeous Sydney for a quick look around some old haunts (previous visit in 2000) before heading back to the UK

next album: French markets, Blues and Curry - 16th-23rd October 2004
previous album: Uluru and the Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia - 8th-10th October 2004

Darling Harbour by night, with the floating restaurant in the foreground

The Pyrmont Bridge Hotel pub - a stop-off for several schooners of Toohey's Old

Another (slightly blurry) shot of Darling Harbour

In the Covent Garden Hotel in Haymarket (near Darling Harbour), Nosher gets introduced to a bunch of friendly (but fairly tipsy) locals

There's lots of raucous singing of 'I Still Call Australia Home'

Looking over the harbour towards The Rocks, and the end of the cruise-ship terminal

A ship sails up the river in the general direction of Parramatta

The ferry 'Charlotte' disembarks passengers at Milson's Point

Sydney Opera House from Milson's Point

Looking at Circular Quay from the other side of the harbour

Milson's Point and the bridge

The entrance to Luna Park, a kind of old-school amusement park

Circular Quay railway station

Nosher on Bennelong Point

The roof of the Opera House

Inside the Lord Nelson hotel, which brews its own beer. Definitely Nosher's favourite bar in Sydney :-)

The bridge from Observatory Hill, with North Sydney in the background

The Rocks

Scenes from the harbour at night

The Governor's Residence in Parramatta Park

Australia's oldest buiding - the Dairy Farm in Parramatta

More Parra scenes

On the ferry on the way out to Manly

In Manly

Beach volleyball

A breakdancing street act from The Bronx entertain the crowds

Manly ferry terminal

The bridge in sunset

Parramatta railway station

Nosher's train reflected in a building on the way into Sydney Central station

Part of the brewery in the Lord Nelson

Some of big-name Aussie band Powder Finger pop in for a pint - the bar girls get a photo

The mountains of Afghanistan

The compulsory clouds-out-of-the-aeroplane-window scene

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Darling Harbour by night, with the floating restaurant in the foreground