The Hawkesbury River Trip, 24th February 2017

On the penultimate day of our holiday Steve took the day off and booked us on to a trip on the Riverboat Postman.

 http://riverboatpostman.vpweb.com.au/default.html

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Maureen and Steve, King Tide Cafe, Brooklyn, New South Wales.
2
Waiting for embarkation, Brooklyn.
3
The new booking office, not yet in service.
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The Riverboat Postman
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Soon after going aboard we were served coffee and Anzac biscuits
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The Australian Red Ensign
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Wheelbarrows parked at the jetty on Dangar Island, one of the boat only access islands on the Hawkesbury
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Sydney sandstone, being very porous, has eroded into beautiful shapes on the river banks.

 

9
Peat or Rabbit Island

A former rabbit warren and asylum for inebriates.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peat_Island

 

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Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milson_Island

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HMAS Paramatta

ParramattaHMASBadge

http://www.navy.gov.au/hmas-parramatta-i

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Blotto Grotto!
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The Mayor of the Republic of Milson Passage.
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The Mayors Ceremonial Barge.

 

15
Hawkesbury River Railway Bridge

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawkesbury_River_Railway_Bridge

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Steve and Maureen and some more of that Sydney Sandstone
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Another World Famous Pie Shop, Cowan on the way back to Lane Cove.  22 Varieties of Pie!

http://pieintheskycowan.com.au/

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Pie in the Sky Wheelbarrow.

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