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More Waterfall Walking at Leura and Wentworth Falls – 17 March 2017

On this day I travelled by train to Leura, and then walked won the Mall to the turn off to Lyrebird Dell. At the time, it was quite misty with on and off light rain. Once on the walking track … Continue reading

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Leura Forest – Fungi and Slime Moulds – 10 February 2016

After seeing good fungi at Sassafras Gully at Springwood on recent trips I thought it worthwhile to head higher up the mountains and see what was out. So I headed up to Leura by train and walked the short distance … Continue reading

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Leura to Katoomba Walk – 25 March 2015

For this walk I got up very early and was on a train at 5:16 am, and then changing to a mountains train that got into Leura at 7:15 am. Then it took me 15 minutes, brisk walking down to … Continue reading

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A Wet Day in the Upper Mountains – 27 January 2015

This was a wet day! I had travelled up the mountains with Bob. We had originally thought of doing a canyon – but with a bad weather forecast we thought a waterfall walk may be a more sensible option. I … Continue reading

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Blue Mountains Weekend 8-9 November 2014

This was a pleasant and relaxing weekend in the Blue Mountains. I headed up with John, Chuin Nee and their young son Jasper. At Wentworth Falls, we met up with Su Li, Brent, Roscoe, Martin and Stephanie. Most of the … Continue reading

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Wentworth Falls and Leura – Waterfalls and Cascades 27 August 2014

The best time to visit the waterfalls of the Blue Mountains is just after (or during) rain. It had been raining for the past few days and the creeks should be up – an ideal time. My friend Roger, was … Continue reading

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Falls, Ferns and Fungi – A walk from Leura Cascades to Katoomba Falls – 27 March 2014

A wet day in the mountains. A good time to walk around the waterfalls of the Upper Blue Mountains. I started off at Leura Cascades. The track was quite wet, it seems to be poorly drained. But it meant that … Continue reading

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Castle Head Walk – 4-5 May 2013

Castle Head is one of many headlands on the Narrow Neck Peninsula south of Katoomba. It is named after the feature it looks down on – the Ruined Castle. As well as bushwalkers, it is also a place used by … Continue reading

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Leura Cascades – after the rain – 2 March 2013

During the week there had been a fair bit of rain – so it was a good opportunity to head up the mountains and photograph some waterfalls. Leura Cascades was a nice place to visit. This time I headed straight … Continue reading

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Leura Cascades Walk – 16 January 2013

This was a nice walk around the cliffs of Leura and Katoomba. My main purpose was to take photos of Leura Cascades. I started from Leura Station and walked down the main street and then along a side street or … Continue reading

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