Saturday, March 25, 2006

sydney trip 1

I went to Sydney today to see The Amazing Human Body exhibit. This German guy has a way of preserving bodies with plastic, much like petrification. He's dissected and preserved a whole bunch of people to show the general public how the body works and what disease does to your organs.

It was a pretty neat exhibit, though not as educational as I had hoped. Mostly it was showing off the guy's ability to turn veins, nerves, and bones into plastic -- though it was well worth the money. Since it was hosted in Sydney Olympic Park, I got to see that awesome sports venue. There are some very neat buildings there. It's a beautiful campus.

Afterwards, we hopped a train to do some shopping -- one of our group wanted to buy some beer cozies. Downtown, we emerged in a mall and people swarmed all around us. Finding two food courts, we surveyed one, decided it was costly, and went to the other where we found some good pasta meals for $5. I was impressed at the quality for the cost. It was not Fazolis.

For dessert, I had a crêpe. Mmmm. With cinnamon and sugar. Mmmm. And they made it fresh for me. Mmmm. With lots of butter. Mmmm.

We shopped, grabbed the train, and came back. It was a good day, but I am exhausted... not because I exerted myself, mostly because I get exhausted after spending time in public places swarming with people.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They have that exhibit (or, a very similar one) in the ATL right now. I can't wait to go see it!