On a steamy hot Australia Day, 2011 Sydneysiders were flocking to the water .. beaches, harbours, anywhere cooler.
Manly, on the northern side of the harbour is a great place to be on a hot day.

This photo was taken from the platform of Circular Railway Station as we headed towards the Sydney Harbour celebrations.

Photographed with a Canon 400D in Sydney, Australia.

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Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
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  • Touchofeden
    Touchofedenover 3 years ago

    You can see the heat in the air – great photo

  • Yes .. it was steamy. Thank you.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Michael John
    Michael Johnover 3 years ago

    Sounds like a great day out. Good capture Michael.

  • Thanks Mike.

    – Michael Matthews

  • yolanda
    yolandaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image and perspective . . definitely was a hot and steamy day :-)

  • Thanks for the compliment & fave Yolanda. It was definitely a searching for shade day.

    – Michael Matthews

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 3 years ago

    Michael, I can taste the humidity! lol Excellent picture!

  • Thanks David. Betcha wish you were there!

    – Michael Matthews

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 3 years ago

    Nice work Michael,what about the sea mist early.cheers mate.

  • Thanks Warren.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Karry Smith
    Karry Smithover 3 years ago

    Great image Michael

  • Thanks Karry.

    – Michael Matthews

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanover 3 years ago

    Nice capture of one of my favourite places Michael.

  • Thanks Tony & thanks for the fave as well. This must be one of the best views available via public transport.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Thanks for the fave Audrey.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 3 years ago

    Interesting viewpoint Michael, well done !

  • Thanks Trish.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful work!!
    ~Your host, Deb

  • Thank you very much for the feature Deborah.

    – Michael Matthews

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