Every year, for about three weeks at the start of our winter (late May to early June), Sydney turns into the “City of Lights” as a festival of light, music and ideas – known as “Vivid Sydney” – takes place.
Buildings and walkways around the city are illuminated with various light sculptures, installations and image projections, as well as interactive stations that passers-by can engage with. Continue reading Vivid Sydney – don’t miss it!
Nothing compares to the serenity of a beautiful bright sunny day on Sydney’s magnificent harbour. Sailboats can be seen bobbing happily across the waves, going nowhere in particular at a leisurely pace. Or waiting patiently at their moorings in sheltered bays and marinas, rehearsing a synchronised dance directed by the wind and the tides. Eye-catching groups of energetic “optimist” dinghies dart to and fro in formation, like a flock of birds wheeling and swooping in unison, as they navigate their course.
Cutting their way across the waves in a tireless circuit from wharf to wharf, amidst the frivolity of the sailing boats, weave the sober green and yellow workforce of the harbour – Sydney Ferries. Continue reading Sydney Harbour and Ferries