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'Part of the walking track in the Roayal National Park just south of Sydney' posted by Matthew Strahorn


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Tripping in the Park

an experience of country and coast

My mates and I recently took a trip down to the Royal National Park. What an amazing place and right at the edge of Sydney metro area. The contrast of green growth below the blue sky was superb. I've seen this from the air on the way in and out of Sydney Airport but its not the same experience as being there.
 
Throughout the Park there are very well-maintained walking tracks. Some of the tracks through sensitive undergrowth have iron grating (like the old-fashioned wooden 'duckboards') to protect the ground. The grates certainly make walking safer and more enjoyable. The views from the top of the park to the sea and to the coastline are amazing.

 
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