Santa climbing here for the last time, for a little while. This landmark will be knocked down in 2014 and then re-built.
Sydney, the Christmas spirit is alive and well. At times, it seems like we're spoilt when it comes to admiring some Christmas art so to speak. There are a number of displays that are amazing during the day, and hence light up our worlds at night on the other side. Otherwise, an iconic retailer charms us with the beautiful window displays that always attract the crowds with their cameras in tow. On that Sydney, where is the best public Christmas display? Why?
Bondi Junction Westfield always puts up a tasteful, elegant but still spectacular display. It might be as huge and stunning silver-baubles Christmas tree or a full on display of Santa riding his sleigh, it's all impressive. Kids can always meet Santa there too. Other places worth checking out are the champagne bars at the top of the QVB and the windows at David Jones. I know people who take special trips into the city at Christmas time just to show the David Jones windows off to their kids, and who doesn't want a glass of champagne courtesy of Swarovski a the end of a long working year?
Santa at Darling Harbour, climbing the roof of the Sydney Convention Centre - of which will be knocked down in 2014 and re-built. Although not overly Christmas related, and is in a Christmas colour - I also love the Happy Dragon (my only bank - therefore is symbolic of prosperity for me) at Darling Harbour at the moment in time for Christmas - as pictured. Of course, the David Jones Christmas Windows are just divine: