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                               The July-November 2020 semester - a time of COVID.


The first day:
Regular Walk: Manly Dam

'There are 39 of us, so we will split into 2 groups ... social distancing ...'     
                                                  Photo: Ros.                                         

 
Plus Walk: Elvina Bay/Lovett Bay/Towlers Bay Circuit.
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Birnie Lookout, amongst the Xanthorrhoea, creek crossing.                                                                                                                 Photos:  Barb R (1,3),  Barb C (2).


Regular Walk: Callicoma Circuit

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Bush track, rock overhang with walkers - there's always one joker.                                                                                                                     Photos: Pete, Chris McA .

2 EZY Walks: Bray's Reserve to Yarralla House, Berry/Island Wollstonecraft. 
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The Watergate at Rivendell House circa 1893, Barangaroo a work-in-progress and some history.                                                           Photos: Pete, Anne R, Pauline.

Morning Tea and Lunch spots: Must have a view.
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2 morning teas in Duffy's Forest: Overlooking Cowan Creek and beside Smith's Creek - not a view but a 'landscape with logs'.                  Photos: Pauline, Peter.


Seen from the track: Flora ....
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Angophora on the Postman's Track Patonga, Waratah, Boronia and wildflower profusion on West Head.                               Photos: Wendy C, Deidre, Lyn, Sue S.


... and fauna
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Aboriginal carving at West Head, a baby echnidna by Middle Harbour Creek, and a pelican and birds in flight at Woy Woy.          Photos: Peter, Steve, Pete(3,4).


2 spring walks in the Blue Mountains: Shaws Ridge and Blue Gum Swamp, Euroka Clearing and Nepean River
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Clockwise from left: Walking under Blue Gums, the Swamp; then the Euroka track and a glimpse of the Nepean.       Photos: Hazel (1,2), Lydia (3), Don Wo (4-6).


End of semester BBQ at Bobbin Head2020 11 20 BBQpicnic Barbara HVB
Social Distancing not required for people who travelled in the same car.                                                                                                               Photo: Barb R.

Refections .... 
2020 10 09 Plus Peter 20201009 093606 resize2020 10 09 Plus Peter 20201009 1006142020 10 09 Plus Peter 20201009 103858   ...and on the July-November 2020 semester?  'walking as a group promoted our health and pleasure'                                                                Photos: Peter.
 

Walk Program for 03 July - 04 September 20 

 

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                               The HVB Walks Sub-Committee published a program for July-November 2020 containing 41 walks.

On the first and subsequent walks the current COVID rules for maximum group sizes and social distancing were  spelt out to walkers in unambigous terms.

03 July Regular Walk
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Walk leaders' reward: Good weather on their recce day.
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06 November Plus Walk: Elvina Bay/Towlers Bay Circuit.                                                                                                                                        Photos: Martin and Peter 
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EZY Walks: 23 October Bray's Reserve to Yarralla House, 11 September Berry/Island Wollstonecraft.                                                                 Photos: Pete, AnneR, Pauline

2020 11 20 BBQpicnic Barbara HVB

A local walk in Kenthurst: A helping hand, a sharing culture and sent to Coventry?
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14 August Regular/Plus Walk: O'Hara's Creek Walk/Guppy Creek Loop.                                                                                                                       Photos: Bert, Sue S, Pete.

Rocks - Tops of mountains and creek beds.
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02 October Plus Walk: Gentlemans Halt Fire Trail                                                                                                                                                                      Photo: Barbara R
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