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Europe

Posted: June 16, 2021 in Cafe, dogs, Europe in Australia, Sydney
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The Avenue of Europe, near Newington (Sydney Olympic Park)

Sunday. Went to church.

Amiens

Posted: May 2, 2021 in Cafe, dogs, Europe in Australia
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Beautiful part of France, up near WWI fields.

My last day of work in the city.

We celebrated with morning tea in Vienna.

At Clontarf, opposite The Spit, a great dog friendly beach, before fish and chips at Manly.

Great off leash fenced dog areas, a dip in the Lane Cove River, a walk along the foreshore, a lovely walk through the industrial and residential streets.

An early morning ride along the Alexandria Canal from Tempe to Alexandria.

Enjoyed breakfast at The Grounds cafe. 

Not really what could be described as a scenic ride… it is along a canal and beside an airport after all, but still, a bit of blue on the map to fill in, and breaking at an institution such as The Grounds… well, any excuse will do!

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Italian

Posted: March 1, 2016 in Bars, Cafe, Sydney Harbour

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Our mission to try every single country on the planet’s cuisine over the next few years.

Have to start somewhere! There was an Italian Riviera festival at The Opera House over the weekend.
A break in the weather and we were able to get there without too much trouble.

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Just like the Italian Riviera!!

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We drove down to Rhodes and parked at the northern end of the path, near the railway bridge to Meadowbank.

We unloaded the bikes and headed off south along a beautiful path beside the river in front of all the new apartments at Rhodes.

As the shopping strip peters out, the path continues along the waterfront, through the Rhodes wetlands, past bird sanctuaries, recreation areas and, once we reached Wentworth Point (close to the Olympic Park), housing.

It was raining this day, so we stopped here and had a coffee before returning back a different way through the various Olympic area paths.

The following week, in bright sunshine, we parked the car and headed out from near the Olympic Archery Centre, heading west along the bike path. We rode past the Armory cafe, but had to cross the river at the bridge at Silverwater road as there’s no path through the oil refinery. The path continued on this other side of the river… we rode till it finished near Western Sydney University.

Here we turned around and rode back to the Armory Cafe for breakie. A nice morning 🙂

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Bike paths

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Rhodes waterfront

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The Armory Cafe

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The Armory Cafe

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Looking east from near Silverwater Road

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Heading west towards The Armory Cafe

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Heading west towards The Armory Cafe

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Wentworth Point (near Olympic Park) from Rhodes

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Historic wrecks at Rhodes

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Bird watching refuge at the wetlands area near Wentworth Point

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Bird watching refuge at the wetlands area near Wentworth Point

 

As Peter Fitzimons is fond of saying – Gotta love this city!

Less than 25 kilometres as the crow flies from the CBD, Church Point, opposite Scotland Island on Pittwater, north of Sydney.

Just beautiful. Idyllic setting; runabouts doing the Saturday morning shopping and run-around, lanyards slapping against masts, kayaks, fishing, walking, running, cycling.

A beautiful part of Sydney. Breakfast at the The Waterfront Store cafe and then a walk – what a great start to the weekend.

Next door, The Pasadena Motel and Restaurant – closed for the past 6 years after court action regarding its redevelopment – prime site, someone’s losing a lot of money.

The Waterfront Cafe on Pittwater at Church Point

The Waterfront Cafe on Pittwater at Church Point

The Waterfront Cafe on Pittwater at Church Point

The Waterfront Cafe on Pittwater at Church Point

Pittwater, Church Point

Pittwater, Church Point

Pittwater, Church Point

Pittwater, Church Point

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant - closed for the past 6 years

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant – closed for the past 6 years

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant - closed for the past 6 years

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant – closed for the past 6 years

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant - closed for the past 6 years

Pasadena Motel and Restaurant – closed for the past 6 years