to start? It's common to compare
to San Francisco. There is a familiar "vibe" in the two
cities, but Sydney seems to take the best that San Francisco has
to offer and multiplies it.
a shot of the city center, looking towards the Opera House and the
is a closer shot of part of the city center. The Opera House is
to the left and the Harbour Bridge is to the right. This particular
area is the Circular Quay, a hub for ferries, trains, and buses.
enormous harbor is great for sailing - sheltered enough so it doesn't
get too rough but open enough to have good consistent winds. This
was taken from South Head, looking out over Watson's Bay towards
the city center:
picture of North Head taken from South Head - across the entrance
to Sydney Harbour:
of the many wild parrots flying around here: