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Sydney OR Brisbane public transport« on: July 06 2008 11:07:00 »
Planning on moving to Oz soon to work for a few months (July-Oct), and thinking of Bris or Sydney. Is it easier to get out to Manly, Bondi, etc. from downtown Sydney on pub. transp., or is it better to live in Bris and just hop the train/bus to Goldy or Sunny on weekends?
Love to get in weekday sessions if possible, but if not, which is better for weekend fun? Really liked both places when I visited, but not sure what real life is like in either. Sorry if this is repetitive.
RE: Sydney OR Brisbane public transport« Reply #1 on: July 07 2008 07:07:00 »
Hey there. Look the reality is if you want to surf - move to manly or close by. Its a little exy but you can catch a ferry to work on one of the world's most beautiful harbours in the world. Bondi is too crowded and transport is more hussle and bussle. Brisbane is just too far away. Maly is also the gateway to the Northern beaches which actually have good waves. Bondi is very ordinary at best, and the best waves close by are Tama and Maroubra - very territorial.
just a few thoughts.
Get other opinions though I am a little bias..
RE: Sydney OR Brisbane public transport« Reply #2 on: July 18 2008 17:07:00 »
Thanks for your honesty guys.
I reckon Brissie the go in winter. Good surf around Sydney but it made me give up surfing a lot because of the built up enviorment and culture.
It's probally more one's own attitude though.
Sydney surf is generally more power and Brissie surf is probally more shape.