Monthly Archives: February 2018

Tahmoor Gorge Walk – 20 February 2018

Bob was keen on a walk or canyon. We had tentatively planned a canyon trip in the Blue Mountains but had changed our plans with an unfavourable weather forecast and other reasons, so decided instead to visit Tahmoor Gorge. I … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – 18 February 2018

Stacey was keen on a canyon trip and had suggested the Grand Canyon at Blackheath. I like this canyon – it is quite spectacular and not too hard to get to, but I had so far visited it three times … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 17 February 2018

I went down to the Cooks River in the late afternoon to see what birds were out. I had an unsuccessful look for the Tawny Frogmouth family at the Dog Area, and there were not too many birds out at … Continue reading

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Fix Public Transport Rally – 17 February 2018

I attended the Fix Public Transport Rally held in the city and completed the march with a large crowd from Hyde Park, through the city to end at Martin Place. The present government has unfortunately neglected spending money on public … Continue reading

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Bass Point and Killalea State Park – 16 February 2018

David Hufton had suggested a visit to Bass Point at Shellharbour for a photographic trip. He had been to the area before, and we had both seen it from Minnamurra Headland on one former Kiama Coastal Walk. So our plan … Continue reading

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Claustral Canyon – 15 February 2018

This was a nice visit to Claustral Canyon with Bob. We arrived at the carpark on the Bell Road nice and early, around 9:30 am, but were discouraged to see a lot of vehicles parked there. At least 3 other … Continue reading

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Nature at Bicentennial Park – 14 February 2018

This was a short visit to the park. It turned out to be a very hot day, so I cut my visit short and headed home earlier than previous visits. Like before, I walked into the park from Concord West … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – 13 February 2018

This was another nice day at the Zoo. I arrived late due to a fire near Circular Quay – and instead of train and then a ferry to the Zoo, I caught the bus from Sydenham to the Zoo. Here … Continue reading

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Hat Hill Canyon – 11 February 2018

This was our second canyon of the weekend. Albert and myself headed into Hat Hill Creek on Sunday morning to visit and photograph the canyon. We had a nice day. The canyon is very pleasant and relatively easy. It has … Continue reading

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Dargan Arch, Sunset at Anvil Rock Lookout and Sunrise at Pulpit Rock Lookout 10 – 11 February 2018

After visiting Dargans Creek Canyon, Albert and myself headed to the other side of the railway line to visit Dargan Arch. This is a large sandstone natural arch and is well worth a visit. On a previous visit, I gave … Continue reading

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