Sunrise in Sydney from our balcony cabin on the Solstice
The Sydney Harbour bridge from the deck of the Solstice; Luna Park Sydney is pictured under the bridge on Milsons Point. The most recent reopening of the amusement park was in 2004.
The Sydney Opera House holds an outdoor evening event
Downtown Sydney skyscrapers from the Lawn Club on the Solstice
On the Sydney Hop-On-Hop-Off bus; the old buildings amidst the new towers
Queen Victoria Building and upscale shopping mall
Queen Victoria statue
Australia Museum; switching point for the red and blue lines on the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus
St. Mary's Cathedral
Paddington Town Hall
Bondi Beach "water breaking over rocks" in Maori language
Betty Schulman, Barbara, Merrill Peters and Denise Mahnken on Bondi Beach
A view of the downtown Sydney skyline and Harbour Bridge from a lookout near Rose Bay
The famous landmark Coca-Cola sign in Kings Cross
Public Library of New South Wales
The Sydney Opera House on a sunny afternoon
The Sydney Harbour Bridge across from the Opera House
An unidentified church
Sydney Tower Eye and Sky Walk, the tallest building in the southern hemisphere
A statue in Hyde Park
Central train station clock tower
Darlington Harbour's shopping, eating and sightseeing area
A "big" rubber ducky in Darlington Harbour
Sydney Convention and Visitors Center
For $180, you can be among those who walk over the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge!
Another view of the iconic Sydney Opera House
Rod Laver Arena, Australia Open, Melbourne
Margaret Court Stadium- a warmup activity by youngsters
Legends men's doubles match in Margaret Court Stadium: foreground, Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge from Australia vs. Mansour Bahrami, France, and Wayne Ferreira, S. Africa. The Aussies won.
Jumbotron outside Rod Laver Arena with Serena Williams' singles match
Action from a men's doubles match on one of the outside courts.
While I was attending the Australian Open, Barbara and Merrill ventured into the center of Melbourne. This is Flinders Street Station.
Who let the dogs out? Federal Square, Melbourne
St. Nicholas Antiochan Orthodox Church in Federal Square
Inside St. Nicholas
Stained glass windows in St. Nicholas
Eureka Sky Deck 88- the southern hemisphere's highest viewing deck at 984 feet. It takes less than 40 seconds to travel from the ground floor to level 88. Barbara and Merrill went to the top
Mail box atop Eureka Skydeck 88
View of the Melbourne athletic facilities from atop Eurkeka Sky Deck 88 - Rod Laver Arena is the oval structure in the foreground with all the blue tennis courts around it.
A pedestrian bridge with modern artwork