Royal National Park Coastal Track Part 1 – Otford to Garie Beach

Currently reading: David Mitchell – Ghostwritten (almost done) | Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard (struggle street) | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (if you're reading this Jay, I am making progress!) Zoey and I hiked part one of the Royal Coastal trail this weekend, from Otford in the south to Garie Beach, approx … Continue reading Royal National Park Coastal Track Part 1 – Otford to Garie Beach

Charles Darwin Track – Wentworth Falls + Korrowal Knife Edge and other Jamison Valley traverses

Currently reading: David Mitchell – Ghostwritten (still) | Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard (still) | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (back at it!) In addition to my usual local jaunts, I went for a couple of early morning rambles at Wentworth Falls and Katoomba over the past week. I was covering old ground … Continue reading Charles Darwin Track – Wentworth Falls + Korrowal Knife Edge and other Jamison Valley traverses

Berghofers Pass – Mt Vic | Hassans Walls – Lithgow | Transit of Venus Walk – Woodford

Currently reading: Peter Matthiessen – The Snow Leopard | David Mitchell – Ghostwritten I was pretty happy to greet the weekend by Friday of this week. I texted Kev and Lee around 9am Saturday morning to see if they were keen to hike and we set out on an exploratory mission around Mt Vic, Lithgow … Continue reading Berghofers Pass – Mt Vic | Hassans Walls – Lithgow | Transit of Venus Walk – Woodford

Late light hike – Giant Stairway to Furber Stairs + Faulconbridge Point with the dawn

I returned home from work one afternoon this week still itching to hit the trail, so I squeezed in a 2 hour ramble before the sun set on another day. I am trying to learn to differentiate between the different eucalypts that I find in the Blue Mountains area but I have my work cut … Continue reading Late light hike – Giant Stairway to Furber Stairs + Faulconbridge Point with the dawn

Gone Goastal: Hiking in the Royal – Heathcote Station to Loftus Station via Audley & Honeymoon Stairs + Pope’s Glen & Braeside, Blackheath

I'm book-ending this post with two unrelated shots of lovely sunrises. I have started rising with the birds again and it's amazing what you see in those early hours... I've been meaning to do some hiking in the Royal National Park for as long as I can remember. It's Australia's oldest National Park and provides … Continue reading Gone Goastal: Hiking in the Royal – Heathcote Station to Loftus Station via Audley & Honeymoon Stairs + Pope’s Glen & Braeside, Blackheath

Horseshoe Falls Reserve – North Hazelbrook

Currently reading: Jeff Greenwald – Shopping for Buddhas (still) | René Taton and Curtis Wilson (Eds.) – The General History of Astronomy Vol. 2: Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of Astrophysics (dabbling for thesis) | Sir Isaac Newton – Opticks | David Foster Wallace – Infinite Jest (this one could take a … Continue reading Horseshoe Falls Reserve – North Hazelbrook