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  Bondi Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi Beach (with a long i) is a beach and suburb of Sydney, Australia.
Bondi Beach was a working class suburb throughout most of the twentieth century.
A major factor in Bondi's seedy image was the fact that Sydney's Water Board maintained an untreated sewage outlet at the north end of the beach, resulting in the term 'Bondi Cigar' - a somewhat exaggerated reference to human faeces floating in on the tide.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Bondi_Beach   (454 words)

  
 Bondi Beach, New South Wales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bondi Beach is the end point of the City to Surf Fun Run.
Bondi Beach and the Eastern Suburbs also became home for many mainly Jewish migrants as people fled war and the Holocaust from Poland, Russia, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Germany.
A major factor in Bondi's seedy image was the fact that Sydney's Water Board maintained an untreated sewage outlet not far from the north end of the beach, resulting in the term 'Bondi Cigar' - a somewhat exaggerated reference to human faeces floating in on the tide.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bondi_Beach   (462 words)

  
 Bondi blue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bondi blue is a name of a color coined by Apple Computer, Inc. for the original iMac computer.
It's said to be named for the color of the water at Bondi Beach, in Sydney, Australia.
Commentators have noted that Bondi Beach is popular for surfing, whereas the iMac was promoted for "surfing the web".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bondi_blue   (155 words)

  
 Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia, hotels
Bondi 's notoriety may have been further enhanced by the young Prince Charles' frequent visits to Bondi in the 1970's and on one occasion when a plucky bathing beauty stole a kiss from him in front of the World 's media.
Bondi Beach is a wide 1 km long strip of golden sand arched around Bondi Bay and pinched between Ben Buckler to the north and Mackenzies Point to the south.
Bondi Beach's promenade is called Campbell Parade which is lined by a mixture of hotels, trendy cafes, restaurants, hair and beauty salons, and boutiques.
www.auinfo.com /bondi_beach.html   (808 words)

  
 Beach and Surf Photography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Originally Bondi Beach was surrounded by heath, scrub and huge, extensive, rolling sand dunes which dominated the area.
Bondi is an Aboriginal word, appropriately meaning 'sound of waves breaking on the beach' or 'noise of water breaking over rocks'.
The rock pool at Bondi is the swimming venue of the famous Bondi Icebergs, a winter swimming club where members, at the beginning of each winter, declare their season open by throwing large blocks of ice into the pool as a celebration before diving in.
www.beachandsurf.com /about.html   (972 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Bondi Beach
Bondi Beach (with a long i) is a hugely popular beach and suburb of Sydney, Australia.
A beach or strand is a geological formation consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, shingle, cobble, or even shell along the shoreline of a body of water.
See also: Bondi Junction Bondi Junction is a suburb of Australia, about 5 kilometres east of the central business district.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bondi-Beach   (900 words)

  
 The Bondi Beach Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi Beach is one of Australia's most famous beaches and among the world's most well-known beaches.
Bondi Beach is located on the east coast of Australia and is a suburb of the city of Sydney.
Bondi Beach is well served by public transport.
www.voyeurmagic.com.au   (232 words)

  
 Bed & Breakfast Bondi Beach - accommodation Sydney
Bondi Beach Bed and Breakfast is a charming Australian hideaway just one minute walk from Bondi Beach and next door to a quiet residential area.
Bondi Beach Bed and Breakfast is the perfect Australian accommodation destination of choice for an Australian beach vacation.
Widely known as the birthplace of the bikini in Australia, Bondi is Australia’s most famous beach and a classic example of Sydney’s beach culture, spanning nearly a kilometre long (950 metres).
www.bondibeach-bnb.com.au   (396 words)

  
 Accommodation Bondi Beach Sydney Australia bed and breakfast.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi was called Bundi in 1809, Bundye in 1811 and in 1819 it was sometimes called Boondye.
The first photograph of the beach showed a lagoon west of the centre of the beach with sparse vegetation and sand dunes and hills to the west.
By the 1920's Bondi Beach was the most popular holiday area of Sydney with holiday makers coming from everywhere to play on the beach and stay in the hotels, holiday houses and flats in the area.
www.bondibeachhomestay.com.au /accomodation.htm   (707 words)

  
 Bondi Beach -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi Beach hosted the (Click link for more info and facts about beach volleyball) beach volleyball competition at the (Click link for more info and facts about 2000 Summer Olympics) 2000 Summer Olympics.
Bondi Beach was a working class suburb throughout most of the (Click link for more info and facts about twentieth century) twentieth century.
In recent decades Bondi has become gentrified and is home to many famous Australians such as media baron (Click link for more info and facts about James Packer) James Packer.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/bondi_beach.htm   (481 words)

  
 Bondi Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi Beach is synonymous with Australian beach culture, and indeed the mile-long curve of golden sand must be one of the best-known beaches in the world.
Between Campbell Parade and the beach, Bondi Park, always full of sprawling bodies in fine weather, slopes down to the promenade where there are two board ramps for rollerblading and skateboarding.
On Sunday the Bondi Beach markets (10am-5pm) in the grounds of the primary school on the corner of Campbell Parade and Warners Avenue facing the northern end of the beach, sells some groovy fashion and jewellery.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /australia/newsouthwales/syd_bondibeach.asp   (614 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Bondi Beach decides to go with the flow
Bondi Beach — and I do mean the beach — is hosting the beach volleyball portion of the Olympics.
Set square in the middle of what is billed as Australia's most famous beach, about 40 feet from the ocean, is a 10,000-seat arena with one sandy volleyball court in the middle of it.
When Sydney's organizers announced that Bondi — say it Bond-eye (it's an Aboriginal word describing the sound of the waves hitting the shore) — would be an Olympic venue, news of widespread murmuring immediately hit the headlines and the airwaves.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,195015318,00.html   (765 words)

  
 Bondi Beach: icon or con? - National - www.smh.com.au
Bondi in summer is a drag queen with make-up running down her face, tottering out of a nightclub into the 7am sunshine.
Bondi is bare-chested boys in aviator shades, chicks in G-strings, tanned Swedes playing volleyball in the sand, British backpackers with blistering skin and Korean tourists trudging down to the water.
Bondi is the promenaders - their props are babies, expensive prams, Ipods, flat midriffs, inline skates, hair extensions, digital cameras, pedigree Pekinese or tatts.
www.smh.com.au /news/National/Bondi-Beach-icon-or-con/2005/01/07/1104832284003.html   (410 words)

  
 Bondi Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This 800m long beach is now surrounded by houses, flats and high-rise buildings and all that goes with Bondi beach, including the Bondi Pavilion, the extensive promenade, car parking and parks, and rock pools at both ends.
The beach breaks are of variable quality with the left into the southern headland rip holding waves up to 2.5m.
The Bondi Surf Club won the first rescue and resuscitation competition, and during the first open surf race that same year only 3 of the 40 starters managed to round the buoys, most being swept down the beach by the high seas and rips.
kellogg.com.au /surfsafesummer/ssweather/mybeach/mybeach_nsw_bondi.asp   (669 words)

  
 Welcome to Bondi Serviced Apartment...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi Serviced Apartments are located in a central Bondi location and within 900m walking distance from the internationally famous Bondi Beach.
Bondi Beach is one of Australia's most celebrated beach and tourist destination and Bondi Serviced apartments prime location will provide our guests with affordable budget and standard 3 star apartment hotel accommodation.
Bondi Serviced and Furnished Apartments provide a cost effective alternative apartment accommodation to Sydney hotel accommodation and are suitable both as corporate or vacation rental accommodation.
www.bondi-serviced-apartments.com.au   (210 words)

  
 Discovernet: Australian Tales - Beach culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The popularity of some beaches as holiday destinations is vastly different to the uses they have been put to over the years.
One example is the Bondi Beach Pavilion: It was built to accomodate the increasing numbers of people who chose to swim at the beach.
The popularity of our beaches means that they suffer greatly from pollution; both flotsam and jetsam, as well as rubbish left by beach-goers.
amol.org.au /discovernet/tales/beach.asp   (1210 words)

  
 Catching that first wave at Bondi Beach
The lesson starts on the beach, studying the ocean to see where the waves are breaking and where the dangerous undertows - known as rips - are.
But where better to learn than Bondi Beach, a 1,000-yard crescent of sand flanked by rocky headlands that is an Australian icon.
Bondi, an aboriginal word meaning "the sound of waves breaking over rocks," is only 4 miles from downtown Sydney.
www.cincinnati.com /travel/stories/011203_bondibeach.html   (630 words)

  
 Accommodation, Bondi Beach, Sculpture By The Sea, Sydney Australia. Friendly B&B.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Barbara and Michael's Bed and Breakfast at Bondi Beach for friendly Aussie hospitality.
Bondi Beach Homestay BandB is also conveniently located to Sydney airport and to the centre of Sydney.
Bondi Beach Homestay BandB, 10 Forest Knoll Avenue, NSW 2026
www.bondibeachhomestay.com.au   (429 words)

  
 Bondi Beach Bans Booze to Take the Heat Out of Christmas
The council controlling the Sydney beach has announced that alcohol will be banned from the sand during Christmas and new year to prevent a repeat of rioting which has marred previous years.
Rip currents in parts of the beach are notorious, particularly one at the south end, nicknamed the backpackers' express.
Smoking has been banned on the beach and several other stretches of sand under the control of Waverley council, leading to accusations that traditional Australian culture is being destroyed by "wowsers" - spoilsports.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/11-18-2004-61827.asp   (487 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Olympic Sports - Protestors cleared from Bondi Beach - Monday May 08, 2000 09:00 AM
Posted: Monday May 08, 2000 09:00 AM A demonstrator is dragged off Bondi Beach by police during a protest of the construction of a Olympic volleyball stadium.
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Hopelessly outnumbered by police, the last of the hardcore Bondi Warriors were removed from the path of a bulldozer Monday, allowing construction of the 10,000-seat Olympic beach volleyball stadium to commence on Bondi Beach.
Protesters are demonstrating against environmental degradation of the beach, lack of access to the shoreline, the promenade and a nearby heritage-listed pavilion plus public safety concerns during construction.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/2000/05/08/bondi_protest_ap   (660 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Olympic Sports - Protesters return to Bondi Beach - Tuesday May 09, 2000 12:03 PM
Posted: Tuesday May 09, 2000 12:03 PM SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- Protesters who failed to halt construction of the Olympic beach volleyball venue at Bondi Beach have vowed to continue their campaign and disrupt the Sept. 15-Oct. 1 Sydney Games.
Bondi Olympic Watch spokesman Kevin St. Alder, one of the leaders of Monday's protest, said his group would continue its fight.
Protesters oppose what they say is the environmental degradation of the beach, a lack of access to the shoreline, the promenade and a nearby pavilion, and public safety concerns during construction.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/2000/05/09/bondi_beach_ap   (328 words)

  
 Welcome to fiona maclean designs bondi beach sydney australia
Located in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney is the next major beach along the coast from Tamarama beach, Mackenzie Bay and Bondi Beach.
Bronte is very much a family orientated beach consisting of a promenade, a park which has a waterfall in it and lovely norfolk pines, barbeque area and several cafes which are really popular on the weekends.
Bondi to Bronte walk – Starts unofficially at the top of Knotts Ave, near the Bondi Icebergs and is a coastal walk all the way along to Bronte Beach.
www.fmdesigns.com.au /bondiworld/map/bronte   (219 words)

  
 sydney.citysearch.com.au > Visitor Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bondi is not so much a beach as it is a culture.
In summer the pavilion, which is located in the middle of the kilometre-long stretch of sand, is a hot pot of activity with music and short-film festivals strong drawcards.
The south point is cordoned off for surfers and the north invites swimmers to dip their toe in between the red and yellow flags.
sydney.citysearch.com.au /profile?id=20787015   (465 words)

  
 Sydney Bondi Beach Homestay B and B, Bead and Breakfast offers friendly relaxing sydney hospitality. Only minutes to ...
Sydney Bondi Beach Homestay B and B, Bead and Breakfast offers friendly relaxing sydney hospitality.
Have a great Bondi Beach holiday in our beautifully renovated 1920's grand house, typical of the architecture of the Bondi area.
We are situated only a few minutes gentle stroll to the fun and excitement of the main street of Bondi, Campbell Parade, and the white sands of Bondi beach.
www.globalstore.com.au /syd-bondibeachhomestay.htm   (263 words)

  
 Church at the Beach
Situated in the heart of Bondi we are a church with a contemporary vision and we have a deep passion to join God and people together.
We place emphasis on life and family and the heartbeat of Church at the Beach is to encourage, impact, empower and strengthen people.
Church at the Beach is a Church made up of all kinds of people,committed to teamwork, with an understanding that by working together extradordinary results can be achieved in the purposes of God.
www.churchatthebeach.com   (195 words)

  
 Home Page
Bondi Beach Public School was established in 1923.
It is a small but very popular school in a cosmopolitan Sydney beach suburb, adjacent to the iconic Bondi Beach.
The beach is a focal point for many learning activities in art, science and the environment, sport and for social activities.
www.bondibeach-p.schools.nsw.edu.au   (170 words)

  
 Sejuiced Cruises Into Iconic Bondi Beach
Sejuiced Juice Bar is due to open in the Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach this December 2003.
Sejuiced Bondi Beach will be ready to serve customers this December 2003 and locals can take advantage of a unique mobile phone and key minding facility when heading out for a morning jog or swim.
Other addictive menu items at Sejuiced Bondi Beach will be Wheat grass Shots, Power Smoothies and Booster Shots, as well as health conscious snacks ranging from a yellow-fin tuna wrap to honey smoked ham breakfast rolls and delicious daily designed salads.
www.girl.com.au /sejuiced.htm   (296 words)

  
 Bondi Beach on the Travoogle.com - Worldwide Travel Forum
Bondi is the place to buy them, with an abundance of shops selling the whole gamut of fashionable surfwear and beach accessories or visit the popular beachside markets on Sundays.
I lived in Bondi for nearly 4 years just off the beach from the age of about 20 to 24 and all I can say it was probably the best 4 years of my life.
The beach was originally called Boondi in the Aboriginal language of the Eora tribe which was the local tribe at the time of colonisation.
www.aardvarktravel.net /travoogle-forum/viewtopic.php?t=8774   (596 words)

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