Skylee Lawton is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Public Relations major at SUNY Oswego, she is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.
In her last post, Skylee compiles a list of her top 10 experiences abroad, from food to trips.
As I am writing this last blog, I am filled with nostalgia and heartache. If you had asked me a few weeks ago (while I was sick) if I wanted to go home I without a doubt would have said yes. But with only one full day left in Sydney, my roommates and I are trying not to talk about leaving this amazing city and each other. To wrap up my blogging adventure, I have compiled a list of the top 10 best things I have done/seen/eaten in the six weeks I’ve been here (in no specific order).
1. Seeing Sydney Harbour/Boat rides
The first time I saw Sydney Harbour was when it really hit me that I was in Australia on the other side of the world. I visited that place so many times that now towards the end, I feel more like a local in that I am getting numb to the amazement of the bridge and Opera House… almost. I guess what surprised me the most was that the Opera House is actually three giant buildings, not just one. My roommates Emily, Katie and I spent a few hours one night just sitting at the Opera Bar for dinner to take in the view.
Boating around the harbour was also a really cool experience. I mentioned in one of my first blogs that we took a lunch cruise one in the first week we were here. Since then, Katie’s insanely awesome boss Sara took us on her family’s yacht to see Vivid on the water. They both were amazing experiences.
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