Let’s see if you can guess where we went for the quick break last weekend.  Here are some clues –

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Lunar (Chinese) New Year                         Amazing “glue” balloons had the kids enthralled

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Some lovely old buildings

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Who is this looking down her nose at me?     and     Who is this looking towards a bright future?

Of course you have guessed by now.  I did try to make it a bit obscure adding the “China Town” photos first, but of course it is Sydney.Did you guess Queen Victoria and Captain Cook?

If I had put these photos first you would have guessed too easily 😉

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The weather was beautiful and our mini site-seeing cruise and “hop-on  hop-off” bus tour were lovely  but the excuse reason we flew to Sydney was this –

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On Sunday we caught a “ferry”out to Olympic Park (where the Olympics were held in 2000) to watch the last game of International T20 cricket “Australia vs England”.

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England’s “huddle” before the game      Lehmann (Australian coach) talking to the team  before the game

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Finch (“of course he is Victorian”) walking to the crease     Plenty of entertainment when a “6” was hit.

A great night, the temperature was in the mid 20’s and a happy crowd with Australia finishing of the English tour with another convincing win. :]

Bye for now,

lorrai

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