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The Sydney Opera House.

This is the side view we most commonly see in postcards and photos.  Huge, spectacular white shells dominating the landscape.

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However, moving around you soon realize that the Sydney Opera House is composed of a series of shells and the side angle view that we are most familiar with, is in fact replicated on the other side.

Please note, I took this photo as I passed by on a ferry.  You cannot wade out into the water; it’s too deep!

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Moving in closer, the solid white shells reveal themselves to be covered in small tiles.

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I’m thinking armadillo here…

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Looking closer again, the white tiles actually consist of two colors; a stark, glossy white and a smooth, matt cream.

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Sony Xperia Z2 1609And finally, finishing up with a fun photo.

Due to a sudden downpour, the tourist filled steps suddenly became barren.  I seized the opportunity and bolted up for a Mary Poppins pose.  Kind of Mary Poppins 🙂

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