Sydney Opera House from the Air, Sydney, Australia
Close up of the Opera House from the air.
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
The Opera House was built in the late 1950’s, the result of a design competition. Initially, it had its share of criticism but today it has become a symbol of Australia.
From the air again, this is a view of Farm Cove and the Sydney skyline.
Manly, Sydney – from the Air, Sydney, Australia
This is a view of Manly from the air with Sydney in the background.
Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia
From Farm Cove you get a great view of the Opera House and the bridge.
Sydney Harbour Bridge by Day, Sydney, Australia
During the day you can take a ferry from Circular Quays for even more spectacular views.
On top of the Bridge, Sydney, Australia
Taken from the South Bridge Pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, you get a sence for how high and how big this structure is.
Hyde Park, Sydney, Australia
This is a view of Hyde Park as taken from the AMP / Centrepoint Tower in Sydney. The park is laid out in the shape of a cross and takes its name from Hyde Park in London.
Bon Jovi – Impromptu Concert, Sydney, Australia
In December 2003, Bon Jovi played a 45 min concert on a floating stage in Darling Harbour. Bon Jovi were in Sydney for the Rhumba concert.
Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia
This is the Darling Harbour area of Sydney by night. Up until the early 80’s this area was mainly warehouses used for shipping and is now a busy shopping and nightlife area.
Gullivers Chess Board, Sydney, Australia
Ever feel like as if you were in Lilliput? You have to walk onto this chess board, located in Hyde Park, and move the giant size chess pieces.
Chinese New Year, Sydney, Australia
This is a annual Chinese New Year held in Sydney around February. 2 Weeks of Events celebrating the New Chinese Year.
Shane Mao Donald, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia
The Chinese Gardens, located a short distance from Darling Harbour, allows you to make use of traditional Chinese outfits.
Jub Jub, Sydney, Australia
An Iguania basking on the hot rocks at the Chinese Gardens in Sydney.
Young Lioness in Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia
Taronga Zoo is only a short ferry ride across the harbour and is a great place to spend a day in Sydney.
Shark at Sydney Aquarium, Sydney, Australia
One of the many sharks of Sydney Aquarium.
U-571 Anyone ?, Sydney, Australia
This is the Vampire, a Submarine docked at the Maritime Museum in Sydney’s Darling Harbour.
Cramped Submarine Conditions, Sydney, Australia
The submarine is small, low and cramped. Not the ideal environment to be rushing around in.
Sydney from Above, Sydney, Australia
Looking across Hyde Park towards the Sydney CBD.
Olympic Memories, Sydney, Australia
An Olympic Sculpture in Darling Harbour, commemorating the 2000 Olympics which were held in the city.
Used in the Matrix, Sydney, Australia
Did you see the Matrix – remember that bit where Neo enters the Matrix and sees the girl in the Red Dress? This is the fountain in the background.
Bennellong Restaurant, Sydney, Australia
This is the smallest of the domes of the Opera House and houses an excellent restaurant. In this picture you can also see how the millions of self cleaning tiles were applied to the opera house.
The Bridge at Sunset, Sydney, Australia
Yet another picture of the bridge, but it’s a nice one, just after Sunset.
Circular Quays, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
The Circular Quays extend from near the bridge to the Sydney Opera House. It’s a busy area, mainly because its where you get the ferries from.
Sydney Harbour Bridge by Night, Sydney, Australia
This is the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge by night. The bridge was built in the 1930’s and nicknamed the ‘Coat Hanger’ and the ‘Iron Lung’.
The Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia
The Queen Victoria Building, one of the finest shopping centres in Australia.
Statue in Botanical Gardens, Sydney, Australia
These statues sit either side of one of the entrances to the Botanical Gardens in Sydney.
Opera House by Night, Sydney, Australia
No matter how many times you photograph the Sydney Opera House, you always find a reason for taking one more photo
Sydney Skyline by Night, Sydney, Australia
Sydney Skyline by night as seen from the Kings Cross area. The Tall structure at the left is the AMP / Centrepoint Tower.