Cruising the Hawkesbury – Part 2

Our first mail stop was at Dangar Island, just off Brooklyn. It is a settled island with ‘facilities’ (electricity, sewerage, and garbage pickup) but no cars.

Hawkesbury Riverboat Postman Cruise

Hawkesbury Riverboat Postman Cruise

As you can see, all the residents (and pets) get around by boat. Some even commute to work from here.

Hawkesbury Riverboat Postman Cruise

The island’s public jetty has ferries to the mainland, and a rural fire service boat in case of emergencies.

Hawkesbury Riverboat Postman Cruise

The riverboat drops off and picks up not only mail but supplies as well. It’s a crucial service!

Hawkesbury Riverboat Postman Cruise

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