It may not be obvious at first glance, but Blue Mountains is full of waterfalls – I think I will be able to show you at least 40 of them and I’m sure there are more. Most of them are relatively small, some require rainy days to demonstrate its’ beauty, but if you are a true waterfall fan, size shouldn’t matter, right? Read more…
Surrounded by the endless plains and fields, Grampians mountains range is one of the most popular tourist destinations in western Victoria that offers almost all possible outdoor activities in the same place: hiking and rock climbing, camping, exploring wilderness of mountain ranges and wetlands, swimming and canoeing, fishing or simply sightseeing.
I think that it is very rare when a name of the national park actually describes what you are going to see in that location. This park is one of those literally named places: here, you will see … arches, and lots of them – there are more than 2000 registered natural sandstone arches. Just think about it – not one, not ten, not even hundred – more than two thousands!
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…
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.
This is a summary post about the Flinders Ranges National Park. Here I tried to put together images of the most interesting and famous spots with links to larger photos and place descriptions.
Wilpena Pound is a crater-like natural amphitheater located in the Flinders Ranges National Park, in South Australia, approximately 430 kilometers from Adelaide. Read more…
Kolay Mirica Falls is one of the best places in the Gawler Ranges National Park where you can explore the organ pipes – unique volcanic rock formations.
Park is located in 40 kilometers north off Eyre Highway in South Australia, the road from Wudinna is the most convenient way to get there.
Alligator Gorge is a few meters wide canyon that cuts through the old quartzite rocks in the northern part of the Mount Remarkable National Park in South Australia.