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Step into the innovative lives of the impressionists with Art + Paris, the main finished guidebook to impressionism for the armchair vacationer, enthusiasts of Paris, and educators alike. Illustrated with 1000's of gorgeous full-color images and maps, this distinct consultant combines an creation to past due 19th-century artwork background with reproductions of recognized impressionist masterpieces, jogging excursions, and designated listings of the city’s art-related websites. It presents a whole history path on impressionism, with accomplished biographies and interesting essays concerning the move; listings for one hundred fifty must-see impressionist work in Paris with the tales in the back of the paintings; easy-to-follow excursions of the place the artists lived and located notion; and an extended-travel trip in the course of the French nation-state, exploring Normandy and the old fashioned Paris suburbs.
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44 I N T R O D U C I N G S Y D N E Y Sydney’s Best: Parks and Reserves Sydney is almost completely surrounded by national parks and intact bushland. There are also a number of national parks and reserves within Greater Sydney itself. Here, the visitor can gain some idea of how the landscape looked before the arrival of European settlers. The city parks, too, are filled with plant and animal life. The more formal plantings of both native and exotic species are countered by the indigenous Flannel birds and animals that have adapted and flower made the urban environment their home.
HORSE RIDING For a leisurely ride, head to Centennial Park or contact the Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre. They will give details of the four riding schools that operate in the park. Samarai Park Riding School conducts trail rides through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park (see pp154-5). Further afield, you can enjoy the scenery of the Blue Mountains (see pp160–61) on horseback. The Megalong Australian Heritage Centre has rides lasting from one hour to overnight. All levels of experience are catered for.
A month of events culminating in a street parade, mainly on Oxford Street, usually held early March. North Bondi Classic (second weekend). Chinese New Ocean Swim (one Sun Year lion Fantastic music, theatre, in early Feb), North sport and art events. Bondi (see p137). A Big Day Out (around 26 Jan), 2-km (1½-mile) race. Any Olympic Park, Homebush. swimmer can enter. Coogee Surf Carnival (first Outdoor concert attracting weekend), Coogee (see p55). huge crowds and hip acts. Ferrython (26 Jan), Sydney Tropfest (third Sun), DarlingHarbour.