Category Archives: Visit Lithgow

Govett’s Leap Lookout Walking Tracks Blackheath NSW

This is another great video by John Paix. Govett’s Leap Lookout at Blackheath is one of the most visited places in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia. As well as the magnificent views of the Grose Valley and the Govett’s Leap waterfall, there are a number of walking tracks to other viewpoints and quiet stream valleys.… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Dwight D’Cruz

This week’s Blue Mountains Photographer of the Week is Dwight D’Cruz. Dwight is a Sydney based photographer who has a passion for the Blue Mountains region.  He says this about himself. I got serious about photography after I had a motorcycle accident in June 2014. This left me with a lot of free time on my hands,… Read More »

Oz Family’s adventure walking the Six Foot Track

This video is the Oz Family’s adventure walking the Six Foot Track from Jenolan Caves to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, April 2014.  It’s a great video. To find great things to see and do in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon Regions get your FREE Ask Roz Blue Mountains Apple or… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Warren Hinder

The Ask Roz Blue Mountains Photographer of the week this week is Warren Hinder. Photography has been a part of Warren’s life since he left school and became a Lithographic Camera Operator. He draws great inspiration from his hometown in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales with the ancient landscape offering never ending photographic opportunity. Warren has many of his… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Grahame Edwards

Grahame doesn’t describe himself as a ‘photographer’. He said “there is a difference between being a photographer and being somebody fortunate enough to own a camera. My wife surprised me last July with a Nikon DSLR camera. Since then, I have been teaching myself to drive the thing properly without simply taking snapshots on Automatic… Read More »

What’s on this weekend in the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon regions

  This weekend is a big one in the Blue Mountains Region. There are a number great local markets from Oberon to Glenbrook. Plus you have TomahROMA Autumn Harvest Food & Wine Festival happening at Mount Tomah and the Winmalee Autumn Artfest 2015, both on Saturday as well as the Leura Harvest Festival​ on Sunday. SATURDAY:  http://goo.gl/Rl9GcN Rotary Farmers &… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Phillip Johnson

The Ask Roz Blue Mountains photographer of the week is Philip Johnson. Phillip is a Sydney based photographer, he specialises in High Dynamic Range Photography (HDR), with work featured in publications, tourism campaigns, wall murals, calendars, wall art etc. Phillip’s use of colour and tone allows his photos to stand out from the pack. http://www.redbubble.com/people/salieri1627 http://philipjohnsonphotography.smugmug.com/… Read More »

ALTURAS ‘sin palabras’ Album Launch. Hotel Blue, Upstairs “Live At The Attic” Katoomba, Blue Mountains

Alturas are a quintet specialising in the performance of contemporary tango music with distinct jazz influences. Inspired by the music of Argentina, ‘Alturas’ combines influences from classical, latin and tango to create a unique blend of haunting melodies with jazz-inspired solos. ‘Alturas’ have been performing as a group since 2009. The group started as a… Read More »

Shanghai chic at Hydro Majestic Hotel, Blue Mountains

By Ellen Hill for Escarpment Group Shanghai chic has returned to the Hydro Majestic Hotel, after the recent opening of the Salon du Thé tearoom and bar. Decorated in rich Oriental reds, far eastern murals and luxurious furnishings, guests can rediscover the understated decadence of the Empire with a refined Asian-inspired menu and a range… Read More »

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE WEEK – Rene Kisselbach

I’m Rene from Rene Kisselbach Photography, a German born Australian living in Sydney since over a decade. I fell in love with Sydney, Australia and the Australian people the very first time I’ve visited and soon returned to live here for good. I got my first SLR camera when I was 15, following my grandfather… Read More »