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Walking Sydney - Chowder Bay to Middle Head

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Not just a walk with panoramic views of the harbour, this is also a fabulous step back into Sydney history. 

The fortifications began in the 19th Century and were modified over the years and include a series of tunnels that connect the entire area. Fascinating but scary to think that we needed such protection.


The guns have been removed but you get the idea. There was no way anyone would get through Sydney Harbour. As the Japanese were to find out in 1942 during WWII.









Getting There 
We parked the car in a free 2 hour spot at Georges Head, which is just above Chowder Bay On Middle Head Road, Mosman. Then followed the signs to Middle Head. Some parts aren't as well signed so you'll have to follow the map, one wrong turn and you could end up at the Nudist Beach!

You will walk through the abandoned military quarters and come to this little group of cottages on Old Fort Road. Keep walking straight ahead veering left of the main house. This takes you to the Outer Forts.









Then we hiked up t…

Sydney Harbour from Quay Restaurant

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Quay Restaurant is situated at the Ocean Liner terminal in Sydney Harbour. After dinner we went for a stroll upstairs and out onto the deck. The view is outstanding. I can understand why so many functions are held here.






Sydney Harbour from Luna Park

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Whilst the kids had a ton of fun on the rides at Luna Park, I spent a short while taking some images of Sydney Harbour. It was kind of an icky day but nonetheless, a pretty aspect of the harbour.




Sydney Harbour Snap

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What a perfect Spring day to meet with my primary school friend, Jo. The Harbour was gleaming. Right before our coffee on the boardwalk at Circular Quay, I had a little chance to try out my new filter..