Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest – Camping at Acacia Flat

Currently reading: Levison Wood – Walking the Himalayas (still) | Cristina Garcia – The Lady Matador’s Hotel (still) | Jeff Greenwald – Shopping for Buddhas (still) | David Mitchell – Black Swan Green After the craziness of Christmas, I was keen to get away from it all for a few days, so Kevin, Lee and … Continue reading Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest – Camping at Acacia Flat

Paradise Pool and Hanging Rock – Blue Mountains NP

It was a perfect day for our Saturday hike to Paradise Pool. It used to be something of a secret spot, requiring local knowledge to locate its whereabouts, but the Blue Mountains City Council have actually put up several signs now. My guess is that local residents grew tired of intrepid hikers finding routes through … Continue reading Paradise Pool and Hanging Rock – Blue Mountains NP

Summit to Sea: Hiking Mount Victoria Falls to Pierce’s Pass & strolling Bondi’s 20th annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition

I've been continuing to hike these beautiful Blue Mountains trails since my return to Australia. I've been enjoying the waterfall circuit across the road from where I live almost daily.  I have also revisited some of my favourite walks in Wentworth Falls including the National Pass and the Charles Darwin track, and I did another … Continue reading Summit to Sea: Hiking Mount Victoria Falls to Pierce’s Pass & strolling Bondi’s 20th annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition