Photos from the VIVID Festival of Light

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      Amazing Timelapse Photography from VIVID 2016

      Every year I brave the bitter cold, rainy and windy weather to walk around Sydney Harbour for a couple of hours to check out VIVID festival. It’s easily one of my favourite free gigs that Sydney puts on. It combines the latest in visual technology mixed with creative and interactive technology. Ths year the Opera House was lit up with an Indigenous Australia theme with gorgeous bright colours and awesome art. Here are my favourite pics from the night. 

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      What to do

      There is so much to do in Sydney! There’s the harbour, beautiful beaches, cool bars and cafés, free festivals and parks galore!

      Check out my Free Things to do in Sydney guide for more.

      Where to stay

      Cheap: Though there are lost of hostels in Sydney, Base Sydney is the one I’d recommend most as it’s central, clean and functional (check out the kitchen omg!)
      Boutique: Ovolo 1888 is 2 minutes to Darling Harbour. Situated in a beautiful old brick building, the art-deco style rooms are very instagrammable. And just to top it off – there are loads of awesome freebies too!

      Where to eat and drink

      For cheap(ish) eats with harbour views head to Cargo Bar on Darling Harbour. For the best Italian in Sydney, try Jamie’s Italian (yep! Jamie Oliver started this place). And for a good night out, meeting people and drinking cheap booze, head to Side Bar near Central Station.

      VIVID Festival Photography 2016 - Castaway with Crystal

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      MORE: Want to see what light displays were on at VIVID 2015?

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      Location Info

      Place: Sydney
      Country: Australia
      Language: English
      Currency: Australian Dollars
      $1 USD = $1.31
      I was there: May 2016

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      Categories: Australia
      Crystal Egan

      Passionate baby goat cuddler and part-time adventurer, Crystal can often be found doing headstands on the edges of cliffs, taking photos of abandoned buildings or sleeping on deserted islands with dangerous criminals. She has too many awesome stories and helpful tips to keep them all to herself so follow along and in return she will bring you inspiring pictures, travel videos and a whole load of fun!

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