Blue Mountains

I only heard about the Blue Mountains when I booked my trip to Oz. I mean I had so much going on this wasn’t something I had really thought about. I was picked up from my hotel early and off we went. I sat next to someone else who was traveling alone and made a friend for life.

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We made a short stop for hot drinks and biscuits. The tour guide asked us if we wanted to visit the Valley and see the three sisters- it’s not included in the day tour so you have to pay additional money.

We then went to Lincoln’s Rock, I don’t usually post pictures of myself on my blog- but this is my favourite. We were told not to go too close to the edge. On a serious note be careful as there isn’t any safety net to save you.

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The view was breath taking, one of the passengers asked why they were called the Blue Mountains, he said because they look blue. For anyone else wondering, there’s a spoiler for you.

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After lunch we went to the valley and took this awesome train and cable car. It’s like a roller coaster, one of my highlights of the tour. When you go for the walk there are three options based on time: 15,25,45 minutes. We chose the longest one to make the most out of the tour.

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Once we had finished we drove past the Olympic Park and then a complimentary cruise back to the Harbour Bridge.  The Blue Mountains is a great place to visit, you get a real taste of Australia and its history. To finish off I went to see the sunset at a hidden park which I was told about by my new friend.

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