Travel Blogs from Blue Mountains, 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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When you hear people talk about their visit to the Blue Mountains they are usually talking about their drive up to Echo Point lookout at Katoomba, which overlooks the Three Sisters. Over the years this small town has developed a huge tourist ...

Mountain biking in the Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

Mountain biking in the Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... on these bikes I had not tried before were the rather high-tech disc brakes. Whatever next, ABS? The drive out to the Blue Mountains took about two hours, which did not seem like a huge distance when compared with the sprawling city limits of Sydney ...

Canyoning in the Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

Canyoning in the Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Some photos from my first canyoning trip in the Blue ...

Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well Australia has redeemed itself. The blue Mt's were fantastic. A 2hr train ride took us in land to the BM, and its surprising how much of a climate change there was. It was cold, freezing compared to Sydney with a drop of around 8c and it was ...

Blue  Mountains, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... of the Three Sisters rock formation and the Jamison Valley, way below. Our morning began at the clifftop 'Scenic World Blue Mountains' which operates 3 different rides. Katoomba Scenic Railway - 'the worlds steepest incline railway' was a unique if ...

Blue is the Colour, Ironman is the Game, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue is the Colour, Ironman is the Game

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... settled on the road. After 40km of driving with head pinned against windscreen we arrived at Katoomba, the main town in the Blue Mountains National Park, and a good base to stay for seeing the sights the following day if the weather cleared. Well it ...

Big Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains National Park, NSW,, Australia travel blog

Big Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... (AFTER 4 HOURS!!!) we found the place and it really lived up to the hype we heard before we came. They are called the Blue Mountains because the air looks like it has a blue mist hanging above the forests, caused by the eucalyptus trees that grow ...

Car Selling and Stud Farming, Portland, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Car Selling and Stud Farming

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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... Market" in Sydney, followed by a great 10 days hard work (yes, we did say work!!) on a Stud Farm in Portland, near the Blue Mountains...... Thu 29th Jan - Get up at 9.30am and L receives a call from Les. Take the car to the car wash, eventually finding ...

Walkabout, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Walkabout

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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***************************************** Sunday 11th January From Sydney it is easy to get out to Katoomba and the Blue Mountains. They were named after the haze created by all the eucalyptus oil defracting the light. For the most part it is a remote ...

Blue is the colour, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue is the colour

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... with lots of spirit and we are going to give it a spin along the East Coast..... So we traveled East to the Blue Mountains, named Blue because of the hazy produced by the eucalyptus tress. Less than 2 hours drive we were at our first stop. Wentworth ...

The Beautiful Blue Mountains, The Blue Mountains National park, Australia travel blog

The Beautiful Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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I decided when uploading piccies that even though we have talked about the beautiful Blue Mountains on another blog, it at least deserves a photo album on its map ...

STILL haven't found the Reverend Evans!, The Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

STILL haven't found the Reverend Evans!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... and nodding your head in simple sound satisfaction. In short I packed it in, made the most and saw a shit load. The bright blue skies that replaced the storms of yesterday meant that I was in for a treat. Having got down to the Three Sisters lookout ...

Yes i know there is a lot to catch up on ..., Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia travel blog

Yes i know there is a lot to catch up on ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... has a high water content (hence koala bears don't need to drink too much) but the gum is highly flammable which is why the Blue Mountains suffer so much in the bush fires. We saw some areas which had been damaged but thankfully not too many and it ...

Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by romero

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... of a parrot vs. snake encounter, however...and it was pretty obvious that the snake won!! We also learned that the Blue Mountains are named because the eucalyptis leaves that cover the area exude a blue colored oil - which in turn ...

Tales of Exploration and Rejection, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Tales of Exploration and Rejection

A travel blog entry by jammer32

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... anticipated destination of the Blue Mountains - only an hour or so drive west of Sydney, yet it's another world entirely. The Blue Mountains are a place of profoundly spectacular natural beauty. Regrettably, we had only a day and a half to explore their ...

Settling in Nicely, Manly, Bendalong, The Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Settling in Nicely

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

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... was great to see her and we met her parents Tom and Brenda and the kids at the airport. Then Tom drove us all to the Blue Mountains. It was great catching up and hearing about everyone back home. We had a great time in the Blue Mountains which is more ...

Ghostly Gaol, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

Ghostly Gaol

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

... the old cells and around the prison yard, while listening to tales of the ex-inmates. From here we drove to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains... I even drove some of the way! Again we stayed with relatives... Uncle Bill was great fun and has the most ...

Misty Mountain Hop, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Misty Mountain Hop

A travel blog entry by johnny07

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... really fancy it... My best day in Sydney though was probably the daytrip I took out of Sydney into the Blue Mountains. It included a 300 metre waterfall, rolling mountainous valleys that disappeared into the horizon, a boomerang and didgeridoo. Also ...

Quick trip inland, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Quick trip inland

A travel blog entry by gilesandjane

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And we were lucky with the ...

Relaxing in the National Park, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

Relaxing in the National Park

A travel blog entry by jimbo.maddy

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... the Nine Dragons restaurant which was still as good as I remembered.  The next day we headed out for the sights of the Blue Mountains.  We arrived quite late in the day so just took some time out checking the area and chilling at the camping ...

Visiting Blue Mountains National Park, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

Visiting Blue Mountains National Park

A travel blog entry by aliandbryan

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... .au Our first pitstop was for some juice and biscuits in a park along the Parmatta river before heading to the "City of Blue Mountains" which is a trail of villages/towns stretching along the highway to Lithgow farthest out. Along the way we passed some ...

Australia Day in the Mountains, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

Australia Day in the Mountains

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... ). I'm the navigator again and am proud we didn't get lost even if we're just holding a very limited local map of the Blue Mountains. Our first stop was at Echo Point to meet the Three Sisters.  We were not contented just seeing them from afar so we ...

Wandern in den Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

Wandern in den Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by v_f

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Woher der Name "Blue Mountains" stammt, sind wir uns unschlüssig. Bei jungfräulichem Sonnenschein nach der ausgiebigen Regenzeit zeigen sich die Gesteinsschichten im Park nämlich in kräftigen orange - rot Tönen. Unsere Wandertour durch den Park (es ...

Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by mickou

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... Wohl fuers WE gesorgt hatten, gings dann auch los: etwas mehr als 100 Kilometer in 2 Stunden in Richtung Landesinneres, zu den Blue Mountains. DAS Reiseziel schlechthin, wenn man eh schon ein mal in Sydney ist. DAS MUST DO! Die "Blauen Berge" haben ihre ...

A Mountain of Blue, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

A Mountain of Blue

A travel blog entry by jamiemeasures

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... . So they needed to explore the place. Around that time, nobody knew what was west of the Blue Mountains, and they hadn't figured out that Australia was one big island yet, as they arrived from the east. Some people thought that the land west of ...

Blåfjell, Blue Mountains , Australia travel blog

Blåfjell

A travel blog entry by kaupo_og_renate

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... mountains are a series of hills shaped by dramatic gorges, and they are located about 3 hours drive from Newcastle. Blue Mountains promise cool climate, stunning scenery and fabulous bushwalking opportunities. The mountains get their name from a fine ...

18.March.2006 - Part 2 - Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia travel blog

18.March.2006 - Part 2 - Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by digitaldoc

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... almost strait up, through a rock tunnel thing, eventually depositing us at the top of the mountain again. And that's all from the Blue Mountains. Make sure to check out the pictures I took, they were awesome! And stay tuned for my next update, which ...

Last leg of Aussie Journey!, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Last leg of Aussie Journey!

A travel blog entry by maxandtrudy

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... and won back $179!! Tonight we are catching up with Nicola's and Gary, sharing stories and eating Betty Boobs Thia food!  Yum yum! Going to sign off now - will add a few last words before leaving Australia, but until Good day Possums! ...

Blue Mountains, Blue Mountains, Australia travel blog

Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by c_s_m_luurtsema

Bush-walk on Heritage Fairfax ...

A home away from Home, Blue Mountains National Park, Australia travel blog

A home away from Home

A travel blog entry by beccamike

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... and nearly wet our pants at the sight of duvets on our bed, a dorm room to ourselves and a real homely feel. The Blue Mountains is a national park with various towns where one can hike and see amazing valleys, mountains and waterfalls. After resting for ...

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