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Barefoot bowls

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [136]

Next it was off to play barefoot bowls at Paddington Bowls Club. Dervs was expecting the club to be "full of 70 year old men, taking about the war". Cuzzy thought much the same: "I used to think Bowls was for the over 70’s, not ... Read more >

Tags: barefoot bowls, bowling, sunsets, sydney


Off to market

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [137]

We couldn't pass up the opportunity for a spot of shopping while we were in Bondi and the famous weekend markets were soon calling our names. So armed with some cash Dervs and Cuzzy were off to snake through the stalls in search of a bargain.  ... Read more >

Tags: bondi, bondi beach, markets, shopping, sydney


Let's go surfing? Ok!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [399] | Video

So we've established that early mornings are not everyone's forte ... but it helps when you're having breakfast overlooking beautiful Bondi Beach! How can you go wrong with this view?? We started the day with a Big Breakfast at Trio ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, bondi, surfing, sydney


So an Englishman, an Irishman and a Sydneysider walk into a rugby game ...

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Views [164]

We love our sports and it was great to know that Dervs and Cuzzy were into some of the good stuff, including tonight's main attraction - rugby union. While Cuzzy was more of a rugby league fan he was more disappointed about going to a sports game with ... Read more >

Tags: food, rugby, sports, sydney


From the Aquarium to the Fish Markets

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Views [315]

It was officially the first day of the 7 days in Sydney adventure and Dervs and Cuzzy were awake before the sun had even thought about hitting the Harbour. They were very sure to make clear that didn't mean getting out of bed until a more reasonable ... Read more >

Tags: aquarium, cooking, ocean, seafood, sydney


BBQ lunch on Bondi

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | Views [145]

After settling in at the gorgeous Quay West Suites ( check out the view here ) it was off to Bondi Beach for a welcome BBQ. We thought it'd be good to bring in an expert to show Dervs and Cuzzy how to manage a few snags and steaks. Enter Jared Ingersoll ... Read more >

Tags: bbq, beaches, bondi, lunch, sydney


Welcome to Sydney!

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | Views [172] | Video

Welcoming new travellers to your home town is exciting, especially when you know your town is going to impress the airline supplied socks off them! When Dervs (26, Irish, future teacher) and Cuzzy (25, English, Van Wilder student) arrived for their ... Read more >

Tags: mrs macquaries chair, sydney