Mount Tomah Botanic Garden (2013)

Sunday, 10 March 2013
Little wattlebird Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

If you’re making your annual trip to the “Plants With Bite” Display and Fair at the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, you really should take some time to walk through the gardens as well, especially if the weather is good. The place is beautifully maintained and full of interesting plants and wildlife.

These photos are the result of an hour’s walk-and-stalk. Weather: warm and very slightly hazy, with high cloud and bright sunlight.

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The Temple of Baal, Jenolan

Thursday, 5 May 2011

A constant dripdripdrip of water falls onto this formation

On the 18th of April Hapsis and I visited the Jenolan Caves with the cunning plan of visiting two of the pay-to-enter caves (and the free one as well) all in the same day.

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Wentworth Falls and the Blue Mountains Drive

Thursday, 21 April 2011

A view from Jamisons Lookout, Wentworth Falls

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Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park

Monday, 4 April 2011

The view from Jamison Lookout

These photos are from a trip I made to Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains National Park in March 2010.

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The Orient cave, Jenolan

Friday, 19 March 2010

Columns and stalagmites

The Jenolan Caves (S33° 49.280′, E150° 01.141′, 814m) in New South Wales are among the oldest caves in the world. Australian geologists have estimated their age to be 340 million years, which places their origins in the Carboniferous Era.

The Orient Cave is one of ten caves that are open to the public, and the most highly decorated of them all. All tours are guided with the exception of the Nettle Cave/Devils Coach House tour. Fees apply.

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