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Starting in Sydney News, Issue #002
June 27, 2009

Discover Lifestyle in Sydney. Keep up with News about Australia


Starting in Sydney News brings you our latest tips about living in Australia. And a lot of information about things to do in Sydney and its attractions.

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Starting in Sydney News


May and June have been full of events in Sydney. There was something interesting to do almost every weekend. I think the most spectacular of all was the lighting of the Opera House.

Launched as a new festival, Vivid Sydney attracted more than 210000 people to view the smart light experience in the Rocks and Circular Quay. And what was smart about it was the fact that the amount of electricity used was really tiny. For some of the light installations it was similar to that required to power a light bulb!

Photography lovers captured the changing colours and patterns that light projected on the sails of the Opera. See some photos that can fire up your imagination. They are just a small clue to the vibrancy of the Sydney Climate.

Beginning of June is important for Italians. They celebrate their national day, even if they migrated to other countries. And those who call Sydney home contributed a lot to the cultural climate of this city. You can read here about the Primo Italiano event organised by the City of Sydney. It culminated with a real Italian wedding.

Every month has its charm in Australiaís largest city. And the weather in Sydney is just what you need to keep you outdoors and enjoy an active lifestyle.

See what are the daily average temperatures month by month and get some ideas of what you can do and how you can make the most of the weather.

But if you want to see what is the weather right now check it here.

If you are right in the city itís easy to see some of the best attractions in Sydney.

Just walk from Darling Harbour to the Rocks and see all the beautiful landmarks on your way, like the Sydney tower or the amazing Queen Victoria Building which houses one of the most beautiful shopping centres in the world.

If you are in the suburbs use Sydney public transport. While there are various opinions about its efficiency, I found it quite good for commuting to work and for coming into the city on weekends.

But not everyone lives close to good public transport. There are at least 700 suburbs in greater Sydney. read some facts about Sydney's urban sprawl, the population and where they live.

And if you want to see a slide show with photos of the Rocks, Darling Harbour, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House lighting click here.

Thatís all for now. Iíll be adding more pages about life in Sydney and tips on how to make the most of it.

To get them visit my website. And make sure to read the next issue of this newsletter in one month time.

Until then, have a good one.

Angela

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