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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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Suburbs of Sydney III

Sydney Harbour, Harbour Bridge, Opera House

Carnival 2000 – the CBD A first visit to Sydney is almost overwhelming to the senses- so many icons: the Harbour, the Bridge, the Opera House, the historic Rocks, Circular Quay, the beaches. This story is not about those. A work assignment provided the opportunity to live and work temporarily in Sydney CBD, the central

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Suburbs of Sydney II

Surry Hills and Chippendale Away from the glittering CBD and the serene waters of the harbour,¬†Sydney’s inner suburbs offer a glimpse into the real life of Sydneysiders, at least of those rich enough or fortunate enough to live there. Two suburbs lie on either side of Central Station in defiance of the usual close-to-station-seediness rule

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