weekend walks: hen and chicken bay
It was a busy weekend so we had to squeeze in a walk somewhere – as
part of, our training for the Camino.
We chose to walk around Hen and Chicken Bay which is considered to be the “Inner West” of Sydney (10 km away).
The morning was crisp and the sky overcast but there was no rain. The weather was actually perfect walking conditions.
The walk took us along the water, through residential streets, around golf courses and along mud flats.
We have never been to Cape Cod but we were told this section is inspired by the architecture (someone who has been can tell us if that’s true…).
And just for the record, we did not see any hens or chickens 🙂
Have a good week, folks!
9 thoughts on “weekend walks: hen and chicken bay”
May 27, 2014 at 1:21 pm
Great photos, Wise Monkeys. Particularly love the gulls on the rocks and the sailing boat.
So you’re going to do the Camino? How wonderful! Have a great time! And we can follow you as you go? – My brother did it and said that the pilgrim tavernas all have wi-fi, so he was able to post his trip. Cheers, CC
May 27, 2014 at 2:14 pm
Yes, we will be doing the Camino in September! It should be quite an experience 🙂
We hope to be able to post regularly if not daily on the walk! Guess it will depend how exhausted we are at the end of each day.
Thanks for dropping on by our blog 🙂
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May 20, 2014 at 10:49 am
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May 21, 2014 at 4:42 am
May 20, 2014 at 7:57 am
On the origin of the name: http://www.capecabarita.com.au/history.htm Not sure if this link was your source, but I like the alternatives offered, i.e. the shape of a rock formation or maybe an emu and her chicks 😀
May 20, 2014 at 10:50 am
Thanks for that! Yes, the alternatives are good 🙂 particularly the emu one!
May 20, 2014 at 12:37 am
Any idea why the bay is so named? Quite intrigued!
May 20, 2014 at 6:04 am
Actually we have no idea but when we looked it up, it said the origin is unknown too but the name has stuck since 1796…. 🙂 Possibly the man who landed there saw chickens wandering around?!