If somebody asked me what is my favourite place in Blue Mountains, I would definitely think about this spot. This gem is located just 7 kilometers from Blackheath and getting there involves some dirt road driving, walking and hiking. All of this combined with great views makes this location a perfect place to experience Blue Mountains.
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.
Ebenezer Bryce, Mormon pioneer and one of the first settlers in the region, in 1850’s described this canyon as “a hell of a place to loose a cow”. And you know, after vising this place it is hard to disagree with him … Read more…
A “largest of its kind” since 1935, Merewether Baths is a great swimming and photographic location just outside Newcastle. Numbered diving blocks installed on the both sides make this ocean pool unique comparing to a hundred of others along the coast.
“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…
Turimetta is a relatively small, 350m long beach, located in the Sydney’s Northern Beaches district, just next to the Narrabeen beach. Two access trails start at the Narrabeen Park Pde and Peal Pl.
Once a bottom of a huge 160-kilometre long and 180-metre deep lake – Badwater Basin is now a deepest, hottest and driest place in North America.
Located in the eastern part of the Death Valley National Park, 26 kilometres south of Furnace Creek, this place is easy to find.
Zabriski Point – a very well-known and most popular lookout in the Death Valley National Park, located in the eastern part of the park 5 kilometers south-east of Furnace Creek. Lookout is famous for its’ maze of convoluted rock formations and great views over Death Valley badlands.
As I spent there less than a day, I don’t think I can say much about this park, but impressive nature, mountains and waterfalls pushed me to post something about this park in “places” part of the website. Also, this small and inadequate description of this great place is the first “place” outside Australia posted in this blog.
To keep format of the post, here is some formal info: Yosemite National Park famous for its’ waterfalls, deep valleys and steep mountains occupies approximately 1200 square miles in the Eastern California.
Mystery Bay is a small town and a beautiful rocky bay located 15 kilometers south of Narooma on the New South Wales far south coast. It takes about 5 hours to get there from Sydney.