a trail above the Wentworth Falls
at the other side a pelican keeps watch
in the Katoomba Scenic Skyway
all aboard the Katoomba Scenic Railway
the Sublime Lookout Point, the name says it all
the Three Sisters glow in the evening sun
The Blue Mountains
is a mountain region located just west of Sydney. The name refers to the bluish color impression
when viewed from afar.
High ridges and deep gorges provide for spectacular panoramas.
had lived in the area for
millennia before the europeans came in the 19th century and started mining for coal.
The vincinity to Sydney makes the area very
popular by locals and visiting tourists.
The Three Sisters
are its hallmark, but there are other great sights and wide panoramas
like Sublime Lookout point.
are the Bridal Veil Falls and the multi-staged Wentworth Falls.
We visited the Blue Mountains in July 1999, entering
from the north via Wisemans Ferry
and exiting at the east near Sydney.
peddlers on the Hawkesbury River
here comes the Wisemans Ferry
the railway has a very steep decline
looking deep down in the dark three step Wentworth Falls
the Bridal Veil Falls