Entries by Jay

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Canberra – city of politics and memorials

I guess the politics and war memorials go hand in hand. It’s a sad reality. I walked down from the war memorial to the parliament house. Only had a very limited amount of time in Canberra and tried to see as much as I could. I’ve been to Canberra many times before. It’s not the most […]

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Blue Mountains – Hanging Rock – Baltzer Lookout

It’s not the hanging rock from the movie. This Hanging Rock and the Baltzer Lookout are in the Blue Mountains, so it’s not that remote, and only a short hike away from civilisation. Blackheath, to be precise. It is still about 120km from Sydney, but well within a day trip from the big smoke. Again, it took […]

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Mount Banks Hike

I must have driven past this trail dozens of times. Mount Banks is only a few minutes away from Mount Wilson, where we go almost every year to enjoy the Autumn colors. The drive is easy and it took about 90 minutes to get there. We parked close to the main road, but there is […]