Category Archives: Tourism

The Lake at Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia

By | December 17, 2019

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 »

Planning for the return of the Winter Magic Festival in 2019

By | June 4, 2018

Blue Mountains Economic Enterprise (BMEE) is set to work with the Winter Magic Festival Committee, after Blue Mountains City Council outlaid $80,000 to ensure the future of the event. The funding will be spent to help: Determine parameters for future Winter Magic Festival events; Establish a new sustainable management structure for the committee; and Engage… Read More »

Katoomba, Blue Mountains Is the Bushwalking Capital of Australia

By | June 4, 2018

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 »

Photographing the night sky and avoiding Light Pollution

By | April 10, 2018

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

By | April 1, 2018

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

By | March 21, 2018

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

By | January 4, 2018

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

By | October 11, 2017

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 »