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alexals29 Jul 26th, 2006 05:43 PM

Melbourne or Sydney- which one to see?
 
I am allowed one stop-over on my way from NYC to New Zealand. I hear so many good things about Melbourne, but would also love to see Sydney and the Blue Mountains!
Any opinions? (I only have 4 days in the city I choose). Thanks!

Bokhara Jul 26th, 2006 06:18 PM

When is your trip? This, and the things which would attract/interest you, might influence your choice and the advice people might offer.

wlzmatilida Jul 26th, 2006 06:27 PM

Alexals29,

Sydney, hands down!

Regards,

Melodie
Certified Aussie Specialist

margo_oz Jul 26th, 2006 07:19 PM

wot Melodie said - she says modestly!
:)

lizF Jul 26th, 2006 07:43 PM

out of 100

Sydney number 1 out of 100
Melbourne number 99 out of 100

Keira Jul 27th, 2006 12:07 AM

Melbourne is a great city but you need time to get to know it. Sydney though is a must see - the visual impact of the harbour is second to none and it's a vibrant city.

Tassietwister Jul 27th, 2006 12:55 AM



Sydney.


alexals29 Jul 27th, 2006 11:56 AM

Thanks to all of you!! Sydney it is!! I am confirming my flights from NYC right now. Had to change date of trip to early November, but that's ok! Can't wait!! :)


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