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Exploring & studying

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 3 Apr 2017 | By misslynee | Views [434]

Before anyone gets snappy, I know it’s been 3 weeks since my last update and I apologize… but despite the 'drop bears' I’m still living so no worries.  Last weekend I took a trip up to the blue mountains with my roommates. ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, bush walks

Sightseeing in Sydney

USA | Mon, 15 Dec 2014 | By aamato20 | Views [390]

If I lived in Australia, I would move to Melbourne, but if I were to visit again, I would come back to Sydney. There's so much to see and do here that it's sometimes overwhelming. I ended up getting into the kayaking group. I had to wake up at 6 and ... Read more >

Tags: australia, blue mountains, kayaking, sydney

Blue Mountains - canyons, cliffs and waterfalls

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 29 Dec 2013 | By clare-tamea | Views [1105]

The Blue Mountains - never heard of them but so glad we came. Two hours out of Sydney is a high sandstone plateau, carved into canyons and cliffs by rivers which now tumble thousands of feet over the edges. Covered with trees and plants only ever seen ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, trekking

Sydney Escapades

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 12 May 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [664]

Note to self: single trip tickets offer greater flexibility! I slept most of the night time journey from Adelaide but arrived in Melbourne at 6am with 7 hours to kill until the Sydney flight – not easy when you have a cumbersome backpack, too large ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, bondi beach, sydney

Beautiful South Whales

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 22 Feb 2013 | By ttmcote35 | Views [216]

Well, they drive on the wrong side of the road and have flower eating kangaroos instead of deer in the backyard, but besides that, Australia sure feels like Canada! I've really had a great time up to now, and frankly, if it weren't so far, or excruciatingly ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, manly, manyana, sydney

Blue Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 7 Jan 2011 | By mattandandy | Views [375]

Got the train up to the Blue Mountains; only two hours and definately worth it. Headed to Katoomba YHA and wasn’t dissapointed; a really nice hostel.   After me getting another beating by Andy during a game of shithead we got invited to play some ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains

Finding My Center in the Blue Mountains of Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 25 Nov 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1931]

“Whinging” is an expression used in Australia for complaining.   It’s my understanding that the expression is used mostly if you complain a lot.   I guess in “Jersey-speak” we would call it “bitching and moaning”.   I’m sorry to say I’ve been doing ... Read more >

Tags: australia, blue mountains, katoomba

Dumpster Diving in Katoomba

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 23 Nov 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [3072] | Comments [1]

It’s almost midnight and I am shining a torch into a dumpster behind a Coles supermarket in Katoomba, Australia.   Katoomba is a small mountain town an hour train ride from Sydney.   I am accompanied by 3 people I have just met a few hours ago.   ... Read more >

Tags: australia, blue mountains, couchsurfing, katoomba

Sydney Australia

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 4 Mar 2010 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [1474]

If Melbourne is Australia's version of San Francisco, then Sydney is Australia's version of New York. Bigger, more urban, and not as many free and artsy stuff to do. We walked around Darling Harbour, the Opera House, the Botanical Garden (there's a ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, bondi beach, darling harbour, jenolan caves, opera house, sydney

Photos: Canyoning

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 19 Jan 2010 | By stowaway | Photo Gallery

Various canyons in the Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia
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Tags: blue mountains, canyons, cold water, crayfish canyon, wollangambe canyon

Vivid Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 14 Jun 2009 | By chiclet | Views [765]

Har precis ätit en god söndagsmiddag vid five-ways. Terry vann på publotteriet förra veckan, och delade givmildt med sig genom att bjuda ut oss på en bit mat. Jag har haft en ganska hektiskt men mycket trevlig vecka. Min kurs i strategiskt HR-arbete ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, lee scratch perry, vivid sydney festival

The Mystic Blue Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 22 Mar 2009 | By liam_omalley | Views [1045]

Today we took to the road again and headed inland to the imposing Blue Mountains, so called because the blue gum evaporating from the Eucalyptus forests creates a blue mist giving the mountains a blue tint. When the colonies first started in Sydney, ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, hike, trekking, walking

Saying Hello from Sydney!

CANADA | Mon, 12 Jan 2009 | By theblackgirls | Views [2883] | Comments [5]

Alot has happened since we left Singapore! When we went to board the plane from Singapore to Sydney, we were bumped to "business class."  Excited at this upgrade, we had yet to realize what this all entailed... Seats large enough for 3 people,  ... Read more >

Tags: beach, blue mountains, manly, sydney

Mountain Treking and Wilderness Camping....

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 22 Aug 2008 | By jca | Views [832]

Anyway, the blue Mountains experience continued the next day with more walks and a trip on some cool mountain-rides in “Scenic world”- its this place that take you down into the valley in this mental train ride developed from the old mining days- it ... Read more >

Tags: ambassador van, blue mountains

The Three Sisters hiding underneath misty skirts

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 18 Apr 2008 | By iainob1 | Views [633]

Blue Mountains, Katoomba Mist On a morning that saw Katoomba shrouded in thick fog, I set off for a walk along the Prince Henry cliff walk to Echo Point.   The weather forecast for the four days I have booked isn’t looking good, so when faced ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, iainob1 iainob1, mist, packedin, packedin, three sisters

 

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