Tag Archives: Sydney

Sydney’s Rainiest Summer

Well, we knew the weather hadn’t been ideal. And yesterday was the first time we had sunshine and got off the boat in 5 days! We have been cooped up on the boat for most of the last half of … Continue reading

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Spending Time in Sydney

We are still in Sydney awaiting the right opportunity to do some land-based traveling about this part of the country. I’m working to make arrangements to keep the boat somewhere while we drive or take trains to visit nearby sights. … Continue reading

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Photos from Taronga Zoo

During the holidays, while our daughters were visiting, we went to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. One of our daughters is getting a degree as a veterinary technician, and is interested in all kinds of animals. So, this was a big day … Continue reading

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Busy in Sydney, Google Tech Talk

For the past week we’ve been busy on Tahina and in Sydney. We’ve been doing lots of chores (cleaning, provisioning, laundry). And we’ve done a little sightseeing. And, we have met up with some people. Late last week we met … Continue reading

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Australian Hospitatility

Although we have felt our dinghy is less than welcome in most places in Australia, we have met many very nice and friendly people in Australia. Last week, we had a kayak drop by the back of our boat and … Continue reading

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Preparing for New Year’s Eve

We had a wonderful time with our daughters during Christmas. We did a bunch of sightseeing in town, and shopping. Thanks to parts they brought with them, we got our watermaker fixed, and we have a new solar controller that … Continue reading

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2011 Sydney Hobart Race Start

The Sydney Hobart sailboat race is the biggest annual yacht race in the world. It starts on Boxing Day, so we moved Tahina to the north side of Sydney Hobart where we could watch the action up the harbour and … Continue reading

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Friends in New Places

It’s so nice to travel to a new place, where we’ve never gone before, yet already have friends there. Friends can help give us the information we need to get our bearings and get settled. But, even better, we have … Continue reading

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Photos of our Entrance to Sydney Harbour

It’s taken me all morning, but I’ve finally processed the photos from our grand entrance into Sydney Harbour. We left Broken Bay at 7:30 AM and motored our way south in very light southwinds. The winds picked up as we … Continue reading

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Sailing Sydney Harbour Today

In a little while we will be departing Broken Bay and heading down to Sydney Harbour. This is a moment I have been dreaming about for years. I fell in love with the idea after viewing the area in Google … Continue reading

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