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Photo Friday – Dinner With A View

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Every time I look at this photo, my first feeling is relaxation.

This was taken during my first day in Sydney, after a glorious rain storm.

I had been napping on the lawn behind the Sydney Opera House, and I decided to go wander around the Rocks area. Perfect timing, because as soon as I got lost, Mother Nature decided to give Sydney a rain storm.

It was a bit shocking, because I had never seen the weather, so sunny and beautiful, suddenly turn dark and pour down on the world. I was able to hide under some building (I honestly have no clue where I was. Somewhere in the Rocks area, near a bit of a trail, and hiding with some people under some stairs) so thankfully I wasn’t fully soaked.

After the rain, I decided to go find some dinner.

I know that the area I was in had some much cheaper options, but I really wanted a view of the Harbor Bridge.

And really, could you blame me?

Who knew when I would next be in Sydney and this was my first day, and, have you seen this view? The sunset was just stunning.

I looked around Circular Quay at the restaurants and realized how quickly I could go broke at any of these restaurants. But then I found one with an incredible view that had spaghetti for $18. Win!

I unfortunately cannot remember the name of the restaurant. If we are ever together at Circular Quay I can show you!

I sat down facing the Harbor Bridge, with the Opera House to my right.

I didn’t even want to read the book I had brought, I was too busy watching the sunset over the bridge.

I’m sure you can imagine that I was completely in awe.

The views were spectacular. Honestly.

I will always look back at this photo, feel the relaxation, and think about how perfect a dinner that was.

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Brooklyn Murtaugh

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Hi! I’m Brooklyn. Like many, I thought my purpose in life was to go to university, settle down and have kids. But that is not me. 

My aim is to inspire you to travel as much as you can while you can, whether that be through au pair work, or on your limited vacation days. It CAN be done. This world is incredible, let’s explore it!

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