We had planned to go for Christmas Day walk through Hyde Park, The Domain and have lunch at Mrs Macquaries Chair. We got to Mrs Macquaries Chair earlier than expected so continued to walk on to Rushcutters Bay — see next blog post.
St Mary’s Cathedral
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool
Where else in the world is there a swimming pool that overlooks a country’s naval ships.
Mrs Macquarie’s Chair
Apparently Governor Macquaries wife Mrs Macquaries liked sitting on this point and watching the harbour. Governor Macquarie had his labourers carve out the sandstone to make a seat for Mrs Macquarie. We stopped and had morning tea sitting on Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.