Blue Mountains anyone?

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Ray1
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Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby Ray1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:51 pm

We started from Penrith to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains by car that took us little over one hour to reach this old town where nothing much has changed over the years. We saw a number of dining options in the town but it took us a while to find a petrol station. We visited the echo point and famous Katoomba Falls besides the scenic railway station. We have plans to visit the place again on next Sunday by train and see the famous Three Sisters rock and enjoy famous rail-ride. We have plans to bush walk for a while in the jungle if it doesn't rain next week.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby Decentlady » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:52 pm

A friend of mine is going for a guided tour to Blue Mountains tomorrow. He found a cheap deal that has an awesome exposure. The only bummer can be the unpredictable weather. If all goes well he shall be visiting some quite worthwhile places.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby tony » Sat Apr 22, 2017 10:45 am

I haven't visited the Blue Mountain but have known about its numerous natural unique features. You get to feel the steep cliffs, the water falls, beautiful galleries and gardens and many other manifestations. No doubt this mountain is a very unique region or spot to visit in the west of Sydney.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby DR KOKIL AGARWAL » Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:31 pm

I have heard a lot about the Blue mountain range. I would love to be there. All I'm doing at present is to collect money so as to plan a vacation.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby Alexandoy » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:22 am

Ray1 wrote:We started from Penrith to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains by car that took us little over one hour to reach this old town where nothing much has changed over the years. We saw a number of dining options in the town but it took us a while to find a petrol station. We visited the echo point and famous Katoomba Falls besides the scenic railway station. We have plans to visit the place again on next Sunday by train and see the famous Three Sisters rock and enjoy famous rail-ride. We have plans to bush walk for a while in the jungle if it doesn't rain next week.


Finding that petrol station may have scared you. We had experienced that in one long trip where we were in a deserted long and winding road and the meter of our gas tank is already read to mean nearly empty. My imagination said that we would get stranded until another vehicle comes along which may take "years" because it is a deserted road. Fortunately, we reached the town after 30 minutes of running on reserved gas.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby Ray1 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:45 pm

Alexandoy wrote:
Ray1 wrote:We started from Penrith to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains by car that took us little over one hour to reach this old town where nothing much has changed over the years. We saw a number of dining options in the town but it took us a while to find a petrol station. We visited the echo point and famous Katoomba Falls besides the scenic railway station. We have plans to visit the place again on next Sunday by train and see the famous Three Sisters rock and enjoy famous rail-ride. We have plans to bush walk for a while in the jungle if it doesn't rain next week.


Finding that petrol station may have scared you. We had experienced that in one long trip where we were in a deserted long and winding road and the meter of our gas tank is already read to mean nearly empty. My imagination said that we would get stranded until another vehicle comes along which may take "years" because it is a deserted road. Fortunately, we reached the town after 30 minutes of running on reserved gas.


Actually our GPS system was not working properly and we were short on gas. You would be surprised to note that despite of having very good help service in Australia we lose communication signals in certain particular areas and that was one of those areas. We do not find many local people on the roads here to ask for directions etc. In fact, we are not used to see so few people on roads back in our country which is a pleasant surprise in most cases but in certain situations we wish we could see a few more lol.

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Postby AngelaMc » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:54 pm

I've heard of the Blue Mountains but I have never traveled there. I would love to see all of the waterfalls, and also the Eucalyptus Forest. There are supposed to be a lot of guest houses, Villages, Gardens and Galleries. It definitely sounds like a must see destination.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby holmes22 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:27 am

Well this is not something that is on my list, but I have a feeling that this is purely because I do not know much about them. The name alone makes me think of something spectacular, so I may need to do some research.

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby Ray1 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:05 am

@holmes22 I know people know very little about this place out side Australia but you would be surprised to know that this place is one of the best for peace loving travelers from all parts of the world. The place is only 90 km away from Sydney which is perhaps one of the most visited cities in the world. I am providing you couple of links for your ready reference-
http://www.visitbluemountains.com.au/
https://www.bluemts.com.au/
http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/blue-mountains

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Re: Blue Mountains anyone?

Postby kamai » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:18 pm

This is my first time reading about Blue Mountains but it sounds beautiful and peaceful. It sounds like the kind of place one can go to free their minds and get in touch with nature. I would love to one day go and experience such beauty with my family. I haven't been on a nature adventure in quite some time now and I am in need of getting away from all the city polution.


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