Pier 8, along the Royal Botanic Gardens to Sydney Opera House

irst, in a post of numerous photos, here are a few pictures in and around Hotel Blue. The walk from Hotel Blue, on Pier 8, along the bay, beside the Royal Botanic Gardens goes all the way to the Sydney Opera House. It’s gorgeous. The following are some pictures of the plants and views from the Royal Botanic Gardens along… Continue reading

My Blogging Year in Review…

Crunching the Numbers… The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 37,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many people to see it. In 2013, there were 188 new posts (fewer than usual), growing the total archive… Continue reading

Australia: Day 11 — Sydney Opera House

The first set of pictures, of the Opera House, below, were shot yesterday at the end of the day.  The remaining pictures of the Opera House were shot today from the ferry as I rode across the harbor to the zoo, and then some photos of the Opera House from the other side of the harbor. Sydney hosts an artistic… Continue reading