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It is not often that I start a weekend without plans, but this weekend was a great example of just how fun a weekend in Sydney can actually be. From a picnic at Black Wattle Bay watching the city lights reflect on the water on Friday night, through to snorkeling at Malabar (formerly Long Bay) on Sunday we had a most excellent weekend!

For anyone who hasn’t been snorkelling in Sydney let this be an inspiration to you, because the beaches, bays and harbours around Sydney are absolutely packed with fish, stingrays, octopus and a whole range of other exciting things. ┬áIf you’d like a little more inspiration here is a video of some of the cool stuff we saw!

Malabar Snorkeling

There is a wetland on my street!

Okay, so to be precise there is a wetland at the end of my street but that doesn’t change the fact that despite living in an unfortunately urban environment there is a place with frogs, dragonflies and apparently turtles at the end of the street. The artificial wetlands were created by the local council as a way to clean stormwater from the surrounding streets and are maintained from what I […]

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