Tag Archives: Troy Hovenden

Narrow Neck Sunrise Saturday 2nd March 2024

By | March 8, 2024

On Saturday 2nd March a wonderful group of Ask Roz Blue Mountains contributors gathered on Narrow Neck Katoomba to capture sunrise. It was a wonderful experience. More photos here Be sure to follow these talented people. Emma Gabriel: www.instagram.com/emsadventures69 Rob Moore: www.instagram.com/robmoore8935 Philip Johnson: www.instagram.com/pjohs1627 Brenda Hill: Brenda Hill Nature Photography Troy Hovenden: www.instagram.com/troy_kh_photography Michael… Read More »


Mulga Snake – AKA: King Brown Snake

By | June 20, 2022

Each week, thanks to Troy, The Reptile Bloke, we look at a different reptile that you might encounter on a bushwalk. MULGA SNAKE – AKA: KING BROWN SNAKE (Pseudechis australis) Most people know this snake by the colloquial name, “King Brown Snake” but this can be confusing to some people because it is actually not… Read More »


The Spotted Black Snake

By | June 7, 2022

The Spotted Black Snake otherwise known as the Blue-Bellied Black Snake is a close relative of the more well known Red-Bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus). Spotted Black Snakes are a highly venomous elapid species that grow to around 1.5m in length. Spotted Black Snakes can be variable in colour with some individuals being completely black… Read More »


Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink

By | March 1, 2022

Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua scincoides) By Troy Hovenden, The Reptile Bloke The Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink is a common lizard species in the Blue Mountains. We actually have two species of Blue-Tongue here in the Mountains. In the upper mountains, we find the Blotched Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea). Often times when I’m searching for snakes in… Read More »


Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast

By | June 6, 2024

Find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains region using the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast. The Blue Mountains most listened to visitor information podcast. The Ask Roz podcast is streamed through iTunes, Spotify, Podtail, PodChaser, Rephonic, TuneIn, and most podcast aggregators.