Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009


Sydney, it's true, is a bit of an exhibitionist. a glittering playground, its sandstone coves and sun-blazed beaches skirt the prodigious harbor and open Pacific. But it isn't all just sea and sport. Today, Sydney's 4.5 million denizens make it one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities — a multiethnic hub of business, creativity and culture. Beyond all its brazen beauty lies a host of eclectic pleasures.