Sydney

Sydney
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There wouldn’t be too many people in the world who haven’t heard of the city of Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales, Australia.  It is one of Australia’s largest cities and is best known for it’s harbour front Opera House.  Being Australia’s oldest city, it boasts a population of around 4 million people.  Sydney is built around a huge harbour and is host to many tourist attractions.

The vivid light show is one of Sydney’s premium festivals and tourist events.  It is now in it’s eighth year and is recognised as the largest event of it’s kind in the world combing light, music and ideas.  The program features large scale light projections onto some of the iconic buildings around the city, including the Opera House.

Sydney Harbour Bridge - Vivid Light Show

Sydney Harbour Bridge – Vivid Light Show

Opera House - Vivid Light Show

Opera House – Vivid Light Show

Opera House - Vivid Light Show

Opera House – Vivid Light Show

The Queen Victoria Building is a stunning old building, occupying an entire city block.  It is home to a unique shopping centre. The building was built in 1898, the Queen Victoria was restored during the 1970’s and is now home to a huge array of boutiques and designer stores.  It boasts 200 shops on five levels.  It also has many lovely cafes and restaurants.

Queen Victoria Building - Sydney

Queen Victoria Building – Sydney

A unique shopping experience at Queen Victoria Building

A unique shopping experience at Queen Victoria Building

For those of us who love Apple products, a visit to the Apple store on George Street is a must.  This glass staircase that graces the building is a delight to behold.

Glass staircase inside the George Street, Sydney Apple Store

Glass staircase inside the George Street, Sydney Apple Store

 

All photos on this website are copyrighted by Kym McLeod.

 

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