Participants: Anne, Trang and friend, Diana, Chris and two friends, Gianna and Yael, Lynda, Lisa and Cathy
Well early this morning 12 SUBW members met at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) at Circular Quay in order to complete the 26km Seven Bridges Walk around the Harbour.
We left the MCA , curving around Millers Point and over our first bridge – Pyrmont Bridge. The weather was so beautiful and warm as we eyed up yachts at the many marinas at Pyrmont.
We crossed both the ANZAC Bridge and Iron Cove Bridge before stopping for a snack at Birkenhead Point. Here we lost three of our walkers who decided to stay behind.
The remaining 9 walkers, then crossed the Gladesville Bridge and followed me as I proceded to walk up Victoria Rd. Quick thinking from Anne saved the day, as she announced we were going the wrong way. Verification with the GPS concluded that yes we were heading direct to Parramatta rather then Lane Cove as desired. With a short back track we then found our next bridge- Tarban Creek Bridge.
We stopped for fish and chips at Hunters Hill while sitting in a grassy park admiring the cockatoos. While ahead we could see our next bridge- Fig Tree Bridge.
It was getting quite late as we arrived in Lane Cove, so we collectively made the decision to cut the walk short and head for Wolstonecraft Railway Station. A short wait and we were headed back to Sydney.
For those members of the club who take particular attention to detail, you may notice that we did not cross the seventh bridge, instead we sat on the train and rode back over the Sydney Harbour Bridge back to our starting point.
An educated guess, would be that the group covered about 20km over the 26km Seven Bridges Walk. Well done to everyone on a good effort and thank you for being such a delight to walk with. Looking forward to seeing you all on the next walk.