To Stanwell Park: 2


Looking towards Bald Hill from Station Street.

To think there was a time many years ago when I ran up that hill! Not up the road either, but straight up the face of it.


You can just make out the hang gliders. Stanwell Park is famous for them – way back, in fact. This was at one time commemorated on our currency.


See Lawrence Hargrave (29 January 1850 – 14 July 1915) — engineer, explorer, astronomer, inventor and aeronautical pioneer.

The next two photos are from the internet, as I didn’t run up the hill on Monday, nor did I go hang gliding. See Visit NSW.


I had resolved to take the bus back to Wollongong, rather than the train by which I had arrived, as I wanted to bus across this wonderful structure:


More tomorrow.