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SYDNEY HARBOUR DAY 7 – Kokoda to Woolwich

Hunters Hill from the Tarban Creek Bridge

The logistics of this epic journey are getting trickier as I move towards the North Shore. We common folk of the Inner West don’t often get over to the side where the gentry live.

Today I rode the bike to Rhodes, the point at which I left off last week. The highlight there is the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, filling a space between the Parramatta River and an Ikea store. It seems incongruous, and I’m still mystified as to why Rhodes should be the site for this memorial to the legendary World War II campaign in Papua New Guinea. Continue reading

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SYDNEY HARBOUR WALK DAY 6 – from Birkenhead by bike

Yes, we could walk it, but they're sending us a message...

I feared this longish section of my trek around Sydney Harbour could be relatively dull. All those burbs, and limited public access to the water’s edge. Best to get it over and done with asap. Take the bike and my friend Luke for company. Continue reading

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