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Photos - South (continued)

Stanmore

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This Corunna Road house in Stanmore is understood to have been built in the 1890s. Imagine waking up in the morning to see that this had been delivered to your front door.


Stanmore

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Bruce Street offers a sampling of the aged, but imposing, houses of Stanmore.


Stanmore

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In Stanmore, with only a couple of exceptions, all of Corunna Road’s 250 houses are pre-Alan.


Stanmore

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Tackle four chess opponents simultaneously in Stanmore’s Weekley Park.


Sutherland

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In which of these would you prefer to reside when you finish in Sutherland's Sutherland Street, at the Woronora Cemetery


Sydenham

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Some of the transport in Sydenham is 50 years old. Buses from a museum in Gannon Street in neighbouring Tempe trundled through Sydenham streets each Sunday. The blue Atlantean bus was nicknamed Sydney's "trouble-decker" because union opposition to one-man operation caused rolling strikes that removed the buses from the roads after a short trial.


Sylvania Waters

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Sylvania Waters (where a TV series, the name of which escapes us, was set) is built on artificial islands, three of which are shaped like crescents. James Cook Island is perhaps the most impressive.


Tempe

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If you want a real challenge, walk every Sydney street in alphabetical order. Your odyssey will finish here in Tempe.


Tempe

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If you ignore the Princes Highway (which you can't), Tempe is all heritage houses or open green areas. In Tempe Reserve you can meet the wetlands birds who have chosen not to compete for air space with the planes from neighbouring Sydney Airport.


Tempe

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A houseboat and several pleasure craft idle peacefully on the Cooks River beside Holbeach Avenue, Tempe. But what’s causing the boat at the right to levitate?

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