One of the six glacial lakes in Australia, Lake Cootapatamba certainly can’t take any prises for it size; however, it is officially holding a crown of the highest lake in Australia – 2042 meters above the sea level.
Up until June 2009, every time when I saw an image of the Monument Valley, saw it in the movie or read an article about this great place, I was telling to myself that one day I’d definitely visit this great area. Fortunately it is not the case anymore – another great location pinned and marked on the world map.
If you happened to be in Katoomba or Leura region of the Blue Mountains on the wet and rainy day – don’t miss Leura Cascades, if you are lucky, they will be filled with water and present a truly nice view.
What I like about Sydney’s Blue Mountains is that among all famous and heavily promoted tourist places you can always find a quiet and serene spot, where you can enjoy the view without being crowded by hundreds of people. Read more…
This place is probably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, it is so famous and legendary that you have probably seen it already many times on postcards, calendars, posters and etc.
Mesa Arch spans about 25 meters and stands at the edge of the plateau, 1862m above the sea level in the Islands in the Sky region of the Canyonlands National Park.
“Only an angel could land on it!” exclaimed one of the explorers after looking at this magnificent 450m high monolith in 1916. A bit later, thanks to that phrase, this rock was named as Angel’s Landing and today, located in the middle of the Zion Canyon in southern Utah, this mountain features one of the best hikes of the region. Read more…
Very well known to everybody, Katoomba is one of the major tourist attractions in the Blue Mountains and Sydney area. Mountains, cliffs, lookouts, waterfalls, skyways and tourist trails – all of these are located just next to each other and suitable for all kinds of visitors. As all of this is well described in travel guides and photographed millions of times, everybody would think that nothing can surprise in that area.
Glow Worm Tunnel is an old abandoned railway tunnel located in the Gardens of Stone National Park, approximately 160km west of Sydney. Originally built as part of Newnes railway in 1907 it is now a popular tourist destination in the greater Blue Mountains area and famous for its glow worms.
The Lost City is another magnificent place in the Blue Mountains region that worth a visit.
These beautiful rock formations are located approximately 15 km north of Lithgow. Take a State Mine Gully Road from the north-east of Lithgow, then follow Glow Worm Tunnel road and turn left and immediately left again at the Bungleboori Camp ground. Follow the road and bear left at couple Y-junctions. Read more…