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My Australian Journey #11: A day at the stunning Blue Mountains

This place is in easy reach of Sydney and is a must if you are in the city long enough. It can be reached via car or a short train ride (no more than a couple of hours) west of the city and after climbing up a fairly long yet very gradual incline, the landscape opens up in front of you to reveal a massive and incredibly impressive scene.

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I have visited this place twice now, and second time round still loved to take a moment just gazing out to the horizon. In fact when I went in November 2017 I thanked my 600 followers, it is crazy to think how much my blog has changed over time and that this number has almost grown to 10,000. I thank you all, whether you were in that 600 or later, for following me in everything I do. I love providing travel updates and knowing you are coming along with me on the journeys I take.

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These kind of scenes remind me that nature is pretty damn impressive. Living in a city can distract us from this, especially considering modern cities are built away from such areas for obvious reasons. Taking a break and visiting a place like this is a real break from the norm and gives me that much needed boost of happiness and sense of adventure.

I took a bunch of pictures from the Blue Mountains, and they can all be seen here in this post. Feel free to have a look and let me know your favourites! More pictures to come on my blog, as well as my Instagram linked below.

Sometimes a destination on our doorstep is one we put off visiting. If it is always there, why the urgency? But more and more I am trying to fight this and do the things I would usually put off as it is so easy to realise the chance has been and gone.

I was probably inspired by the sign I mentioned in my last post…

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Sam

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