While enjoying Sydney, I decided to explore the 10km coastal Manly Scenic Walkway. And no…the walk isn’t particularly masculine in nature…Manly is the name of the Sydney suburb where the walk begins.

Manly Scenic Walkway Stats, by Nora Dunn

Length of Walk: 10km

Estimated Duration of Walk: 3.5-4 hours

Actual Duration of Walk: 2.5 hours (no, I didn’t run, but I sure did break a sweat with the uncharacteristic humidity)

Lizards Spotted: 18

People Spotted: 8

Runners Spotted: 1 (yes, they’re people too, I know)

Aboriginal Carvings Spotted: 6

Failed Attempts at Catching a Bus in the Pouring Rain: 4

Lovely lizard

The Journey:

While taking the ferry to Manly from Sydney’s main harbour (and passing across the Sydney heads with the open ocean on the other side) we all enjoyed some zero gravity moments and fun waves that soaked anybody standing outside on the first level. 20 minutes later we pulled into laid-back Manly harbour.

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    In 2006, Nora sold everything she owned in Canada (including a busy financial planning practice) to embrace her dreams of full-…

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