FEATURED LOOKOUT – Spooners Lookout, Katoomba

To the immediate east of Echo Point is Spooners Lookout and it’s about a 200m walk from the Visitor’s Information Centre and is wheelchair friendly. Pass through the archway, next to the Echo Point Visitor Centre, and you’ll soon be surrounded by soaring eucalypt forest, bird calls and fresh mountain air. Keep an eye out for the… Read More »

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider ~ Nasty

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider are commonly found throughout the greater Blue Mountains region, especially in the warmer months. Ask Roz link The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robustus) is a species of venomous mygalomorph spider native to eastern Australia, usually found within a 100 km (62 mi) radius of Sydney. It is a member of a group… Read More »

Grand Canyon bushwalk, one of the states best nature walks

  NPWS list the Grand Canyon walk at Blackheath as one of the state’s best one day walks. Arresting sandstone walls, ever-present waterfalls and abundant native plants line the awesome Grand Canyon track near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains. The historic loop track takes you into the heart of this World Heritage-listed landscape. It’s an… Read More »

Kanangra Boyd National Park makes a great day trip

Have you been to Kanangra Boyd National Park? The Kanangra Boyd National Park is part of Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Kanangra-Boyd National Park is just 180km from Sydney. Enjoy superb scenery, abundant wildlife, cycling and walking. These happy snaps taken by Ask Roz Blue Mountains are just part of the beauty of the part.… Read More »

There’s Nothing Like Australia: Blue Mountains, NSW

Is it any wonder why we live in the Blue Mountains!  In case you need a reminder, watch this great video. 🙂 Experience The Blue Mountains, a nature lover’s paradise. Take in blue-hazed views of Three Sisters and the limestone Jenolan Caves. See Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa and other accommodation options. >> To FIND… Read More »

Blue Mountains Explorer Bus

Roz hopes you enjoy this great video filmed by Scott Goodkin of Lentez about the Blue Mountains Explorer Bus. 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 Android app. Apple: http://goo.gl/hUx393 Android: http://goo.gl/N6obC2 Subscribe to our newsletter: http://goo.gl/VodfZZ

There’s Nothing Like Australia: Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Is it any wonder why we live in the Blue Mountains!  In case you need a reminder, watch this great video. 🙂 Experience The Blue Mountains, a nature lover’s paradise. Take in blue-hazed views of Three Sisters and the limestone Jenolan Caves. See Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa and other accommodation options. >> To FIND… Read More »

1940’s Land of Fair Dinkum ~ A short travelogue.

This is a great look back at Australia and how some saw it. It’s a Fair Dinkum travelogue. “Made in 1948, “Land of Fair Dinkum” is a travelogue about Australia. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com… Read More »

Bull Ants ~ Stay away from them!

Throughout the greater Blue Mountains region you’ll find both Bull Ants and Jumper Ants, both of which can cause you a deal of harm. A bite for a Bull Ant or Jumper Ant will cause a great deal of pain and should not be taken casually, monitor the bite and the reactions of the person… Read More »

Tracking Santa’s progress

There are a few websites tracking Santa’s progress. Great for kids in all of us. Norad the Official Santa Tracker Google Santa Tracker