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Spend time in splendid isolation

By Explore
Updated March 12 2021 - 1:43pm, first published March 12 2020 - 1:43pm

As a young boy regularly riding the Manly Ferry across Sydney Heads, I was captivated by the derelict old brick and sandstone buildings perched atop the rocky cliffs of North Head. Was it a hideout for stowaways from faraway lands? If only. Or was it a long abandoned holiday resort? The imagination ran wild.

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