Category Archives: Photography

Yerranderie Ghost Town

At this early mining settlement you can explore the Yerranderie ghost town that’s been lovingly preserved, with many relics remaining. It’s also a great area to go 4WD touring. Yerranderie Private Town is now owned by the NPWS and it’s well worth a visit. It’s a 2:30min (76km) drive from Oberon so it’s really best suited… Read More »

The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia

A great new book was recently released titled “The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia“. It was written and published by Jenifer Tippins, published author and a long time resident of Wentworth Falls. The book is a wonderful pictorial view of the lake and surrounds over an extended period. In addition to the wonderful collection of… Read More »

Katoomba, Blue Mountains Is the Bushwalking Capital of Australia

If you’re short on time or don’t have your own transportation, but want to get away from it all, then go to Katoomba. Katoomba is certainly no secret to residents of Sydney. When Sydney locals feel the need to escape from the summer heat or the traffic and pollution of the city, they hop on… Read More »

Go Bushwalking in the Blue Mountains

Only two hours west of the bustling metropolitan city that is Sydney lies an oasis of nature known as the Blue Mountains. Listening to a kookaburra above you in a sprawling, ancient blue gum tree, taking in views from treacherous cliffs and ravines that could put the Grand Canyon to shame, this World Heritage-listed site… Read More »

Photographing the night sky and avoiding Light Pollution

If you have never seen a clear, starry sky from a place devoid of light pollution then you don’t know what you’re missing. With the naked eye alone from a dark location, you’ll see thousands of stars, meteors, the zodiacal light, airglow, satellites, the milky way, nebulas, and occasionally auroras and comets. Light pollution is… Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Lake Jamison Resort secret proposal leaked

Ask Roz Blue Mountains has uncovered secret plans for a proposed lakeside resort in the Jamison Valley. The proposed resort is to be called the “Lake Jamison Resort“. The leaked proposal went on to say that the raising of the dam wall by 20m would be a positive solution as development and employment opportunities will become available… Read More »

Wentworth Falls Lake

READ and SHARE our free eMag “Wentworth Falls Lake” click here. https://goo.gl/TF2nXa Wentworth Falls Lake was originally created by the damming of Jamison Creek to supply water for the steam railway.  Today, it’s a wonderful resource for locals and visitors alike. The Lake is now home to native and introduced waterfowl, native fish such as Gudgeons,… Read More »

Superb Lyrebird

Ask Ros Blue Mountains The superb lyrebird has a spectacular tail of fanned feathers, when spread out in display, looks like a lyre, which is a musical instrument of ancient Greece. The male superb lyrebird is 80-100 cm long, including his 55-cm-long tail. He is dark brown on the upper part of his body and… Read More »

Autumn colours in Mount Wilson

Mt Wilson, is a wonderful heritage garden village in the Blue Mountains, that has magnificent natural bushland and rainforest, walks and canyons as well as historic houses and grand exotic gardens, some of which are open to the public. The Mount Wilson area was surveyed in 1868 by Edward Wyndham. It was subsequently named after… Read More »