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No 11: Clareville Beach – 30 January 2011

And with No 11: Clareville Beach, enter Mitch with ten more digits.


Per Wikipedia the area’s non-indigenous history began with a land grant to Father John Joseph Therry in the 1830. In the first half of the 20th century it became a holiday destination and with the arrival of mass-automobile ownership a well-to-do leafy residential area.


This was the first beach visit this year where the water was warm enough that I didn’t need to get used to it. Probably about 25C (77F).


Clareville Beach is a flat, sheltered harbour beach found after a drive through winding, hilly suburban streets.  It is on the Pittwater 44 kilometres (27 miles) from home.



It was set to be a hot day and Mitch was playing baseball in the afternoon so we went up early, with our mate Tyler, and made breakfast on the bbq there: bacon, eggs, hashbrowns, sweet black tea (there was a tomato in the bag we forgot to cook).



Clareville is in the Pittwater LGA, the state district of Pittwater (Rob Stokes, Liberal) and the federal division of Mackellar (Bronwyn Bishop, Liberal).

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