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And of course there is the fair share of crafty stuff, basketware, and gourmet pantry foods for sale and heaps of lavender in the gardens.


  1. I like Berrima, even if it is on the touristy side. Lots of interesting things in those antique shops. And I like the jam and sweets shops too!

  2. I am not keen on touristy stuff either: even when I am the tourist. I think I prefer Berry to Berrima though ...

  3. I like both Berrima and Berry but they don't present the same style of photo opportunity ... more of a browsing and eating thing.

    I especially like the big barn of an antique shop where I photographed the bottles ... lots of wonderful old linen and household things. Not my husband's favourite place.


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