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Suburbs of Sydney V: Cafe society and classic cars in Balmain

View from Balmain Pier, Sydney,New South Wales

  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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Suburbs of Sydney IV

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Dawes Point

  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

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