Land Down Under

I spent last Sunday morning until Thursay morning in Australia. From Tokyo, it takes an overnighter Qantas flight to get to Perth.

I had only one night in Perth. Stars were so beaufiful - noticed that the Orion was upside down from what I am accustomed in Japan and across the sky was the Southern Cross(unfortunately, no pictures).

I could take a nice morning walk with my friend by the beach on Monday. It was my first time to see the Indian Ocean - calm, blue water and absolutely beautiful sandy beach.


Above two photos are of course of beautiful Perth beach taken in the morning of Monday. Wish I could run there everyday!

Then, I crossed the continent down under all the way to the other side to Sydney. Cooler there and it is a much bigger city. According to the locals, it was unusual, but I had rain everyday.

Here's downtown Sydney with its beautiful skyline with a luxury cruise ship. I missed QEII on her last stop to Sydney by a couple of nights.

Sydney Opera House with its distinct architectural style.

Famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is an amazing arch bridge built in 1932 with main span of 503 meters. Bridge climb tours are offered - maybe I will have a chance to do it next time I have a chance to come to Sydney!
(bridge climb)

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