Just 6 km across Sydney Harbour from the CBD (Central Business District) lies the genteel suburb of Balmain. The area has come a long way since its pre-colonial use as a kangaroo hunting ground, a nineteenth century working class industrial hub, and the birthplace of the Australian Labor Party. Workers cottages and terraces are
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TICKET TO (NORTH) RYDE North Ryde is not one of Sydney’s glamour locations, but the Ryde area is the third oldest colonial settlement- after Sydney and Parramatta. Today North Ryde is more about the future than the past. The steep ascent from the metro station is a metaphor for rises of technology that takes
From a recent visit to Sydney, this is an unusual angle taken from the ferry landing at Milsons Point outside Luna Park. For the Daily Post weekly photo-challenge Tiny and Bridge. See also Suburbs of Sydney I Suburbs of Sydney II.