Cathedral Rock National Park boasts some of the more spectacular bushwalks in NSW. Dominated by tall, striking granite tors – many of which I found to be somewhat reminiscent of the mysterious moai of Easter Island – rising out of a scenic forest of eucalypts, Cathedral Rock Track is something every avid hiker should experience.
Welcome to Jordan, a historically rich and fascinating nation, generally regarded as the most stable and peaceful in the Middle East. Petra is the most famous of Jordan’s exceptional attractions – a complete city carved of rock over two thousand years ago by the Nabateans.
The moment when you push open the creaking door of an abandoned Medieval church on a mountain peak in the Pyrénées is not one you’ll quickly forget.
Like many people, I am not comfortable walking through bush alongside armed recreational hunters, some as young as 12.
Cataract Gorge was easily the most spectacular walk in Launceston and one of the more memorable stops on our Tasmania visit. With a suspension bridge, swimming pool, chairlift, cafes, Victorian gardens and even gyrating peacocks, this spot has something for pretty much everyone
The Grand Canyon walk in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, NSW, was first established in 1907. In my opinion, it is one of the best walks in Australia.
The Ghost Town of Whroo, Victoria, is an abandoned attraction in an abandoned ghost town built at an abandoned gold mine.
After 10 days of exploring Tasmania we were reluctant to leave and determined to return soon - and for longer. Our trip found us trekking mountains and exploring caves, and we were fortunate to encounter a lot of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, dolphins, a...
Munyunga Waraga Dhugan Trail, Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay, is a flat, easy 1.5 – 2.5 hour walk or 3.5 – 4.5 hour easy/medium walk (both routes are explained, below) with stunning cliff top views and access to the ruins of Cape St George Lightstation, built in 1860 and abandoned.
The ‘Mystery Tour of Porters Pass’ in the Blue Mountains is highly recommended for hikers interested in an excellent, medium level 2-4 hour circuit with sweeping views, waterfalls – and a touch of history, with the beautiful stone steps of Porters Pass, dating back to 1888.