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Room with a view

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A little bit of luxury for a couple of days – together with friends we stayed at this extraordinary vacation home in Kiama. We all agreed that it was virtually impossible to get too much of this view – wouldn´t you agree?

Room with a view, Kiama

Overlooking the coastline of Kiama to the South of Sydney


Unfamiliar territory!

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I have heard lots of jokes about golf like this one: “To play golf is to spoil an otherwise enjoyable walk”. Now I can personally testify that there is a hidden truth in it (which wasn´t so hidden for anyone watching me play). While I was trying to drive a ball towards the red flag and almost injured an innocent elderly lady standing by. She just smiled at me and said “Oh, you are just beginning to play? Please, don´t give up!” Well, there are probably not many sports more humbling than golf. In the end it was an enjoyable walk – thankfully not spoilt too much.

Trying my luck at a new kind of game - Links Shell Cove Golf Course

Links Shell Cove Golf Course, near Kiama


Familiar territory!

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After trying golf in the morning, the late afternoon with its scheduled wine tasting and dinner was back in my comfort zone. But the experimenting didn´t end, as there were some interesting wine varieties to be discovered at Crooked River Wines: Savagnin (white), Arneis (white) and Chambourcin (red). It also was the first wine farm I have come across, that has beer available for tasting and selling (Uncle Joe´s Pale Ale), which is brewed by the son of the owner!

Wine tasting at Crooked River Winery, Kiama

Wine tasting at Crooked River Wines, Gerringong (NSW)

Back in Sydney for a couple of hours

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Taking visiting family back to the airport, we all had the chance for some more sightseeing in Sydney. As public transport in Sydney also includes the ferries that travel to and from Circular Quay, there is no need to book expensive harbour cruises to get a different angle on the Harbour and the Opera House!

Cruise Ship "Carnival Spirit" in the harbour of Sydney

Cruise Ship “Carnival Spirit” in the harbour of Sydney