Australia is a country of superlatives, and Sydney is its principal gateway. "The Everything City" has a vibrant city center; the stunning Opera House overlooking bustling Sydney Harbour; world-class fine arts, contemporary, and maritime museums; the country's largest zoo and its oldest botanical garden; an excellent bus, train, light rail, and ferry transit network; multicultural population; superb beaches and the striking Blue Mountains; a lively and casual lifestyle; and always within reach, the sea.Author and explorer Steve Kaffen uses a hundred original photos accompanied by informative descriptions and observations to spotlight this city of splendors. Included are Sydney's famed New Year's Eve celebration, showtime in the Opera House, and renowned Bondi Beach, plus a side trip to Melbourne. Spendors of Sydney is fun to read and sufficiently detailed to plan a visit to "The Everything City." Enjoy!