The Blue Mountains is a small region that is located on the Western end of Sydney. It is famously known around Australia as the most breathtaking getaway in the whole of New South Wales. Although it is not as high as any typical mountain range, the scenery is none the less spectacular. It is a region that is un-spoilt in many ways; that preserves the essence of culture and history and takes you to the heart of Australia, away from the typical metropolitan cities that you typically find here.
The Blue Mountain consists of an array of different cities. Each city has its own highlight and plenty of treats to offer in this arena. The Katoomba is the largest and most visited town and is popularly known for the echo point, scenic world and the shopping. There is a thriving hippie population residing here whose lifestyles adds to ones agenda in the Blue Mountain tour. Then there is the Leura, Black Heath, Wentworth Falls and many others. The Blue Mountains is renowned for its exquisite scenery. Once you come here, take in the entire glory of the location. The Echo point in Katoomba is one of the most exotic in scenery. With unmatched views of the Jamison Valley and the Three Sisters this is one place that gives you the best of the landscapes in all of the Blue Mountains. The Govettes Leap is another must see in the region which gives some excellent view of the Grose Valley. Then there is the Cliff Drive, The Kangara Walls and Plenty of National Parks with an interesting collection of Flora and Fauna. The Blue Mountains has an age old history that goes back to a thriving Aboriginal community known as the Gundungurra. The story of this region is beautifully told as ‘The Edge Movie’ screened at the IMAX Theatre in Katoomba., It is a perfect and a wholesome way to enjoy the story of the magnificent Blue Mountain Range.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.