Monthly Archives: February 2016

Claustral Canyon – Photographic Trip – 28 February 2016

Claustral Canyon is a canyon I have visited a lot of times. It is one of my favourites and it is one that I have tried photographing many times over the years. The trouble is that on a normal trip … Continue reading

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Taronga Zoo – Visit on 26 February 2016

I spent a nice day at the zoo, wandering around taking photos. This time I started out at the Seal Show, which I had not been to for a number of years. It was very good.

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Back to Bola Creek – a Look for Fungi – 25 February 2016

Digi Dave was keen to head back to Royal National Park for a photo trip, and I suggested it might be worth a look at Bola Creek. So we headed down the road from Waterfall and parked and then walk … Continue reading

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Waterfalls of the Blue Mountains

I have been playing around recently with Google Sites and seeing what the tools can do. As an exercise I have created a small website on the Waterfalls of the Blue Mountains. At this stage it mainly shows photos of … Continue reading

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Bungleboori Creek Nomenclature

Bungleboori Creek is one of the great creeks of the Northern Blue Mountains. It flows through the heart of the Wollangambe Wilderness – part of Blue Mountains National Park. It is a creek I have been visiting for many years. … Continue reading

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Sassafras Gully – Fungi, Slime Moulds and More – 21 February 2016

I went up the mountains and joined Wendy for a very nice day in Sassafras Gully. This was one of my regular visits to see how the fungi was going, but also on this visit we experienced a wide range … Continue reading

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Bushcare at Diamond Bay – 20 February 2016

Our bushcare group spent a busy morning weeding at Diamond Bay at Dover Heights. There is a small bushland remnant at the top of Rosa Gully – a popular climbing area. This is one of the few bushland remnants in … Continue reading

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Photo Day in Royal National Park – 18 February 2016

Digi Dave and myself headed down to Royal National Park for a day of photography. We started off at Audley and went a short way up the Hacking River to kook for birds. Well, some magpies and ducks were not … Continue reading

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The Jungle Circuit – 16 February 2016

I had seen the Jungle Circuit marked on old maps. It is a track that starts from the Govetts Leap to Bridal Veil Falls track near the bottom and traverses around to the base of Horseshoe Falls, and then around … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s Bushfires – A Terrible Tragedy!

As I write, bush fires are continuing to burn in some of the beautiful alpine areas of Tasmania. So far there have been two fires that have burnt alpine areas near Lake Bill and near Lake Mackenzie. Both of these … Continue reading

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