Category Archives: Stop and smell the roses

Summer flowers at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba

The Carrington Hotel is one of the Blue Mountains premier hotels and tourist attractions. Opened in 1883 as The Great Western, this Grand Old Lady soon became a popular mountain retreat for international visitors, the elite of Sydney, and those eager to see the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains. Renamed ‘The Carrington’ in 1886,… Read More »

The best spots in Leura to photograph sunrise

There is no denying Leura is one of the prettiest villages you’ll find so just when you thought you’d seen its best, check out the best Leura sunrise locations. All the photos on this page were taken using hand held iPhones. Just as some of the best colours at sunset occur “after” the sun has dropped over the horizon, the… Read More »

Katoomba Cascades and Katoomba Falls

The Katoomba Falls is a segmented waterfall# that is located close to Echo Point near Katoomba on the Kedumba River, descending into the Jamison Valley, located within the Blue Mountains National Park in the Blue Mountains. At the top are the Katoomba Cascades. These are easily accessible via stairs from Katoomba Falls Reserve or from the walk… Read More »

Leura Mall ~ Check out the beautiful summer colours

Putting shopping and cafes aside, Leura Mall offers a wonderful visitor’s experience, especially in Spring and Autumn. Ask Roz encourages everyone to “stop and smell the roses” and take a stroll through the shopping precinct of Leura Mall and check out the beautiful summer colours. All these photos were taken on Saturday 7th January 2017… Read More »