3 Sisters Motel
Travel Blogs from Katoomba
Decided to try Yulefest which is a cute idea as its winter here. So did a bit of research and accomodation in Katoomba is a stupid price - so yule rip off then but still want to go- but the other towns are too small and we wanted to have a few scoops so don't want to be driving at night. As it turned out I was 6 weeks pregnant by then so no scoops …
Day 6: 12 June 2009 (Friday)
The weather was cold and foggy! Very interesting!
0815: Took some pictures and check-out of the hotel.
0820: Drove off to Katoomba.
0840: Before hitting the highway, we went to top up the petrol.
0845: On the highway, the visibility was limited as it was very foggy.
We drive to Blackheath and walk the Grand Canyon Trail from Neates Glen to Evan's Lookout. It is only 5km but involves descending into a narrow canyon on a path then climbing back up. We don't see anyone else until we have done most of the walk. It is even more spectacular than yesterday. It seem as though there is a striking new view around every …
There are lots of well marked walking trails in the area.We set out past the big Echo Point viewing platform and descend the Giants Staircase, a 900+ step path down the side of the cliff beside the Three Sisters. Some of the steps were carved out of the rock in the 1920s, some are on galvanised ladders. We catch up with a school party of children …
We pick up our hire car. It is a Toyota Yaris and manages to absorb our travelling bags without too much difficulty. We have been "upgraded" from a manual to an automatic which is a nuisance as the engine struggles to cope with hauling the bags and us up hills. We eventually navigate out of Sydney and are soon driving through small suburban towns. …
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