However, luckily, there was still some time for sightseeing and other fun stuff :-)!
As the picture on the right shows, it was at that time not too difficult for US-citizens to calculate what their US$ was worth in Australian Dollars (AUS$):
Some important facts about the conference:
|We started with PERMID'08 workhsop,||I gave a full paper talk, and||Pervasive'09 will be in Japan!|
Some highlights of the city:
|St. Marys Cathedral (from the Sydney Tower at night),||the Sydney skyline (from accross Harbour Bridge),||and the opera at night (from the centre of the Harbout Bridge).|
|Bondi Beach!!||It's great for surfers.||Even for beginners like me!.|
|Bronte Beach with||nice rock formations is||also great for surfing (this not me though :-( ).|
|Manly Beach||is also a||surfer's paradise.|
|Chamelions,||Nemo and his friends,||and other strange creatures.|
Cliffs around Watson's Bay::
|Find the 11 animals!||Wallabees are easier to spot ...||... and so are Koalas.|
|The Löwenbräu Keller in Sydney!
|Clowns need to eat as well!
(at Luna Park)
|Poor animals ...|