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SYDNEY HARBOUR DAY 7 – Kokoda to Woolwich

Hunters Hill from the Tarban Creek Bridge

The logistics of this epic journey are getting trickier as I move towards the North Shore. We common folk of the Inner West don’t often get over to the side where the gentry live.

Today I rode the bike to Rhodes, the point at which I left off last week. The highlight there is the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, filling a space between the Parramatta River and an Ikea store. It seems incongruous, and I’m still mystified as to why Rhodes should be the site for this memorial to the legendary World War II campaign in Papua New Guinea. Continue reading


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