Travel Blogs from Blackheath, Australia

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Blackheath v Katoomba, Blackheath/Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

Blackheath v Katoomba

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... tourists. Before Katoomba and the Three Sisters became the mandatory tourist stop in the Blue Mountains, the small town of Blackheath benefited from visits to a lookout known as Gavottes Leap. By comparison, this tourist site is a lot less developed ...

The Blue Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

The Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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We picked up our white Hyundai i30 and loaded our gear. Getting out of the city on the left side via multi-lane roads and highways wasn't too difficult so soon we were on the M4 bound for the Blue Mountains.  The climb was gradual and the scenery ...

Branxton to Blackheath (Blue Mountains) - Day 230, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Branxton to Blackheath (Blue Mountains) - Day 230

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... "No Camping", but I'm I technically camping sleeping in a car? I'll risk it and if I get caught I'll argue my point. Blackheath sits at over 1000 metres, should be another cold night in the car. I'm planning to spend one more day tomorrow in these ...

And then we found..., Blackheath, Australia travel blog

And then we found...

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

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... the windshield wipers, however, did make for a very clean windshield  Our first stop was the Wentworth Falls.  Australia has done a great job making their parks and forests very accessible for everyone, so there are paved paths from the parking ...

Trek in Blue Mountains - 2 days, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Trek in Blue Mountains - 2 days

A travel blog entry by cimbalnikova

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With backpacks and tents... From Govetts leap lookout to Victoria Falls through the Blue Gum Forest, sleeping at Acacia ...

Shades of Blue, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Shades of Blue

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... stay somewhere central so we could easily get to all the stuff that we want to see.  At 1,065 metres above sea level Blackheath ( known as Rhododendron Town) is the highest township in the Blue Mountains. It is 114km west of Sydney.  The fog was ...

Blackheath - Blue Mountains., Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blackheath - Blue Mountains.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Blackheath rated our presence as it is central to the fabulous blue mountains with the main attraction the impressive stone outcrop `the three sisters'. And speaking of three sisters it is also home to Lois the youngest of Heathers 3 sisters. We were ...

Charred Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Charred Mountains

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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... be the one we were aiming for. Further down the road we realised it must have been right so returned to pull into Blackheath Glen Valley reserve. It was a beautiful spot with camping areas near a little river surrounded by lush forest. We chucked the ...

When an aussie says heaps of steps..., Katoomba and Blackheath, Australia travel blog

When an aussie says heaps of steps...

A travel blog entry by lizrussosmells

... to the Grand Canyon and then found an American student studying abroad from Connecticut to give us a ride back to Katoomba from Blackheath. The trip has been incredible thus far and I can't wait for the adventures (and warm weather) that await us in ...

Blue Mountains (Katoomba) - Blackheath, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains (Katoomba) - Blackheath

A travel blog entry by gillymags

13th stop on East Coast of ...

Las Montañas Azules, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Las Montañas Azules

A travel blog entry by charding

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Just practising my Spanish and look, I still got it! Only kidding, google translate is a godsend. But yes, we have been upto the Blue Mountains just outside of Sydney and this is in fact the first time we have left the CBD square mile since we ...

Blue Mountains Part 1, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains Part 1

A travel blog entry by jen_and_chris

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... inside out at least once surely... So we drove into the mountains passing through the tourist honey pot of Katoomba and onto Blackheath a very small town that had little more than a café, a campsite and a pub full of rednecks who were delightfully ...

Featherdale Nature Reserve, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Featherdale Nature Reserve

A travel blog entry by alohatravels

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Fetherdale Nature park was pretty cool!! So, we get off the train from Katoomba with all our packs on. And the rail guy asked us where we were going, and we told him and he was like, "oh yeah - u can walk there, its just up the road!" So, we were like, ...

The Blue Mountains Tour, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

The Blue Mountains Tour

A travel blog entry by ktmax

Today I’ll tell you about my Blue Mountains tour I was on yesterday. I started my day going to the pick-up spot early in the morning where I met my tour mates and driver. After some time waiting for the “late runners” we began our one ...

Surgical operation of the mind in Oz...., Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Surgical operation of the mind in Oz....

A travel blog entry by kikiblogtrot

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... .... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ EN FRANCAIS: Me voila sur la voie no 11 de la gare de Sydney Central, en route pour Blackheath, dans les "Blues Mountains", pour mon cours de méditation Vipassana de 10 jours (et maintenant il faut que je ...

Hiking in Blue Mountains + Birthday, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Hiking in Blue Mountains + Birthday

A travel blog entry by kaarel

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At the start of this week i took a train to Blackheath in Blue Mountains. The small streets with small houses were almost like in Estonias smaller towns. Words are not enough to describe the mountains itself. Check the pictures, the green things are full ...

Steps, steps and more steps, Katoomba - Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Steps, steps and more steps

A travel blog entry by chezgra

... ) in the camp kitchen a stray dog (husky) was wondering around. Anyway we ignored it and luckily it ignored us! Today, went to Blackheath, 10k away, for another walk which we thought was going to be gentle. It ended up we walked down, yet more steps, ...

A breaf Blue Mountain boogie., Blackheath, Australia travel blog

A breaf Blue Mountain boogie.

A travel blog entry by mikeandtrace

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... 't had so much skin covered up since winter in London. The nights were chilly, but the days were unforgettable. We stayed in Blackheath, which is approx 100km west of Sydney just past Katoomba. It was a very peaceful tourist park (caravan park is not p.c. ...

Megalong Valley Near Blackheath, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Megalong Valley Near Blackheath

A travel blog entry by stubo

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... in an illegal parking space!! Still, no probs, we got our shopping for the next few days and headed off 1st to Blackheath about 10km from katoomba and then down into the Megalong Valley which is about another 30km. The Megalong Valley is stunning, we ...

Blue Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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Blackheath, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blackheath

A travel blog entry by harryandnorah

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... and there was no view possible. It was starting to go dark, so we moved on and found a motel in the small town of 'Blackheath'. The limited choice gave us a motel at the side of a main road and close to the railway. The night was going quite cold and ...

Not feeling it, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Not feeling it

A travel blog entry by knuspr

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... memorable...I will probably get crucified for the these comments! But in all fairness, the area is spectacularly beautiful, the town of Blackheath charming and full of artsy culture and air crisp and clean. And to top it off, we loved the little family ...

Arrive in Blue Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Arrive in Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by knuspr

We are here is Blackhealth and it is very cold. As we drove up, we remarked how much the clouds looked like it might snow! But it didn't. We are fully decked out in winter gear: down puffies, toque and scarf and mitts! Brrrrr. The vanilla slice we ...

The Blue Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

The Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by peteandjayne

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Up early for trip to Blue Mountains - booked with Eco Tours - quite good. Visited wild kangaroos, had morning tea (what we like), travelled to echo point to see fantastic vista across the blue mountains. Although we're told they neither mountains nor ...

Climbing @ Bowen's Creek, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Climbing @ Bowen's Creek

A travel blog entry by knuspr

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For the last couple of days we have found a spectacular sun trap to climb at. Bowen's Creek gets the sun all day, little wind, a beautiful 45 min walk into the cliff (nice to finally stretch our legs in an approach hike that is longer than 5 minutes!) ...

Back in the cold Blueys, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Back in the cold Blueys

A travel blog entry by knuspr

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DAY 170 - ORANGE TO BLACKHEATH - DRIZZLE, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

DAY 170 - ORANGE TO BLACKHEATH - DRIZZLE

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... in October. It is the closest we have felt to being back in the UK. This was proper autumnal British weather. The camp site at Blackheath was very nice and we relaxed for the rest of the day wearing our fleeces. We hoped that the weather would be better ...

Blue Mountains, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by amyandrich

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We make the drive from Sydney to the Blue mountains, we drive past some cute little towns on the way. The first stop we make when we get there is at Wentworth falls, which is one of our favourite places we have been! The scenery is spectacular, and we do ...

DAY 171 - BLACKHEATH -  WHITE NOT BLUE, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

DAY 171 - BLACKHEATH - WHITE NOT BLUE

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... a fine mist of oil which causes a blue haze and this gives the mountains their name. The plan was to go walking around the Blackheath area today and then go and visit the other lookouts in Katoomba tomorrow. We were cold and in our fleeces and needed to ...

Sand oder Blaue Berge?, Blackheath, Australia travel blog

Sand oder Blaue Berge?

A travel blog entry by mir2

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... 'dend. Wir passierten Katoomba, den Hauptort des Parkes, und fuhren noch weiter in das Gebirge hinein bis nach Blackheath. Mürrisch und etwas unbefriedigt ob des oberlangweiligen Fahrtasges versuchten wir vergeblich, im saumässig starken Wind zu Abend ...

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