Eight hours of walking and photos

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 at 10:53 pm

My journey to Sydney ended at 2PM when I checked into the hotel. After a brief rest I walked around the corner to the conference venue and registered instead of waiting until tomorrow morning.

Then I started walking … and didn’t stop until 10PM.

I had a bridge climb scheduled for 5PM so I first spent a couple of hours walking down there. Via parks (eg Hyde Park and the botanical gardens) to the opera house, taking photos as I went.

Then there was the actual bridge climb which is 3.5 hours long.

As it was dark by the time I left the bridge climb I spent some time taking night shots with my tripod around Dawes Point (under the bridge) and Circular Quay.

This was topped off by walking back to the hotel.

My feet aren’t quite happy. But the climb was worth it and I’ll find out about the photos once I get then off the camera.

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4 Responses to “Eight hours of walking and photos”

  1. Fair bit of good walking to be done in Sydney. What suburb have you landed a hotel in?

    I normally stay right near The Rocks. Quiet often I’ve gotten up the next morning to find a huge cruise ship docked.

    http://www.sydneyports.com.au/community/cruising/cruise_schedule

    Last time I was there I walked over to the observatory (or up to) and then around the Millers Point area.

    Damien - December 3rd, 2008 at 10:11 am

  2. I’m staying next to the conference venue which is down at Goulburn Street.

    Stephen - December 3rd, 2008 at 11:02 am

  3. Liking the “live blogging” of your trip Stephen. You just need to include some photos from your phone as well :-) The Wordpress app just puts them at the end of the post.

    Wes - December 3rd, 2008 at 11:32 am

  4. I have only been taking photos with my DSLR and not with my iPhone. I might take a couple just for you…

    Stephen - December 3rd, 2008 at 1:39 pm