Category Archives: Tourism

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 »

Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia

The Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia covers the area between the Nepean River and Mount Victoria is sandwiched over 200 years of European history and thousands of years of Aboriginal heritage, some 2700 names have been applied to the places in between. This book is about those names, the men and women who named them, why… 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 »

Scenic Skyway, Katoomba – HIGHWAY IN THE SKY

With the removal of the 2nd Scenic Skyway, Katoomba on Monday 9th October 2017, we thought it would be a great time to look back at Skyway No.1. Skyway No.1 was installed in 1958 at a cost of £20,000. According to the Reserve Bank that would be the equivalent of over $600,000 today. You have to… 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 »

Ask Roz eMag allows you to create your own digital magazine

In an Australian first, you can now create your own “personal” digital magazine ….. Ask Roz eMag. Instead of putting up with the content that magazine publishers want you to see, wouldn’t it be great to be able to create your own bespoke digital magazine, where the content would only be things of interest to you. “No… Read More »

Promote your event in Ask Roz for free

Ask Roz would like to help you promote your event, but to do that we need some key information. Did you know that Australians over 18 spend an average of 35 hours per week browsing on their mobile device.  Through our multi award-winning Ask Roz platform, you will reach web, mobile, social media and digital… Read More »