Sunday, October 30, 2005

More Photos From St Hubert's Island

Brisbane Water Walk # - St Hubert's Island.

Saratoga & Davistown From St Hubert's Island Ramp
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Looking north-east from the top of the ramp. The hill is Saratoga. Between it and St Hubert's is Riley's Island, which is all mangroves and trees. The hill on the right behind the trees is Daley's Point. In the background on the left of Saratoga is Tascott and Point Clare, on the right is Gosford.

Retention Islet
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Looking west-south-west, halfway down the ramp. The houses in the foreground has swimming pools and their own wharfs.

Clockwise, from the left middle distance:
Daley's Point.
Blackwall Mtn & Orange Grove Road.
In the distance, Woy Woy Bay, Koolewong, Tascott & Point Clare, right across to the right hand side.
In front of that, Blackwall foreshore, from Orange Grove Road right across to the right hand side.
Retention Islet & St Hubert's Island. The articial inlets are Shelter Cove & Sandy Cove. There's 7 inlets altogether.

Oyster Islet
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Looking north-east, halfway down the ramp. The tiny islet is Oyster Islet. St Hubert's in on the left. That's about half of it you can see there. It's not big. Walked it in a morning.
The hill in the middle ditance is Saratoga. Between it and St Hubert's is Riley's Island, which is all mangroves and trees.
The hill on the right is Daley's Point.
In the background on the left of Saratoga is Tascott and Point Clare, on the right is Gosford.

Down The Ramp To The Island
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Looking west, halfway down the ramp. St Hubert's & Retention Islet. Koolewong, Tascott & Point Clare in the distance.

Bait Collection Prohibited
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Looking west, at the bottom of the ramp. Retention Islet's just behind that jetty. Blackwall Mtn and Orange Grove Road, Woy Woy peninsula on the left. Woy Woy Bay, Koolewong & Tascott in the distance.

Big sign: "BAIT COLLECTION PROHIBITED Persons who wilfully or negligently remove, damage or destroy or otherwise interfere with anything belongng to the council in connection with the drainage reserves (including bait collecting activites involving nipper digging or pumping) of St Huberts Island without the consent of Council is guilty of an offence which provides for a Maximum penalty of twenty (20) penalty points, $2000 BY ORDER Gosford City Council".

Small sign: "Welcome to St Huberts Island, Please drive carefully".

Blackwall Mtn from Helmsman Blvd
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Looking south-west, from Helmsman Boulevard, opposite Marina View Parade. Blackwall Mountain and Orange Grove Road on the Woy Woy peninsula. Blackwall foreshore on the right. Phegan's Bay behind it.

I'm not loving the hard edges and colours in this set of photos. Took them on a Kodak one-shot. Took some a couple of years back on a Kodak one-shot and they came out great. They shouldn't've changed the recipe.

3 comments:

Brighton said...

How Beautiful!

Suzanne said...

Wow.

Spike said...

Thank yer kindly. St Hubert's is a rather special corner of this beautiful place I live in.