Photos - Sydney East (continued)
We saw excellent jacaranda trees shed purple
leaves in Allawah and Kirribilli. In Stafford Street,
Double Bay, we saw why the tipuana tree is nicknamed
the “yellow jacaranda”.
Whoever invented these Dover Heights hills should be
shot. This one is in Dover Road.
Dudley Page Reserve in Military Road, on top of a reservoir
in Dover Heights, offers a reasonable view of Sydney city
with the the world-famous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour
Bridge. The latter is the world's widest large-scale, heaviest
single arch and largest steel arch bridge.
Dover Heights offers walkers plenty of
choice, especially in Wentworth Street.
Next to the ocean cliffs at Dover Heights is a spectacular
walking area that doesn’t have the renown it deserves.
This section, accessed at Oceanview Avenue, is free of pathways.
At this spot in Dover Road, Dover Heights, Alan’s
photo was taken for an article about him in “Who”
White City tennis courts, former battleground for Davis Cup and Australian tennis championships,
now faces a battle against development.
Old house: It survived in Edgecliff for
150 years, but this South Street gem has lost the battle.
(Photo courtesy Morris Stocker - taken
during the 2007
Seniors' Week Walk led by Alan)
Unfortunately some people think that the El Alamein Fountain (a war memorial)
is a sculpture about the Kings Cross drug problem with its related needle issues.