Philadelphia Grand Jury Live in Katoomba

Live music often helps you have a good night – but this was an unexpected rock gig in the middle of The Blue Mountains – one that we didn’t even know about as we paid to get in. We were staying in Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains Central Backpackers and had been out one night Read more about Philadelphia Grand Jury Live in Katoomba[…]

Blackheath, Govett’s Leap, Evan’s Lookout, Pulpit Rock

Blackheath was another planned day out in our last few days in The Blue Mountains. We had pretty much exhausted the entire area of a hat-trick of villages: Leura, Katoomba, Wentworthville. Next one down on the map was Blackheath. Living in Australia I have noticed so many different place names stolen from the UK. I Read more about Blackheath, Govett’s Leap, Evan’s Lookout, Pulpit Rock[…]

Witches Leap, Landslide, The Ruined Castle

While in The Blue Mountains, and in particular the Jamison Valley region, we wanted to do every trek we could in the timescale. The two furthest away and toughest treks were to the “Ruined Castle” and “Mount Solitary.” Both were basically day treks, starting off from Katoomba. We decided we would rather see the Castle, Read more about Witches Leap, Landslide, The Ruined Castle[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Touring Wentworth Falls Village, Blue Mountains

When you spend time in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales there is an endless list of walks, treks, hikes, points, peaks, waterfalls, gorges, valleys, rocks, forests, caves to see. During the week that we spent there we tried to bung as much in as we could. This meant constant hiking through the main Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Touring Wentworth Falls Village, Blue Mountains[…]

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