Blue Mountains, Sydney

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Another beautiful place we visited during our Sydney trip, the Blue Mountains! Once again, it was a glorious day and we couldn’t ask for a better day!

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Our tour coach brought us up the mountain and the first stop was Scenic World. This is the basic of Blue Mountains and a must see if you are only there for a day trip! We took the world’s steepest railway down and a cable way ride up!

On the Railway, it is a 52 degree incline where it descends 310 metres through a cliff-side tunnel and emerge into a rainforest! The railway was first created for mining purposes but was later bought over by the Hammon family and converted into a tourist attraction!

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This was taken before we realized how steep it’s going to be! The sudden drop was unexpected and it was a thrilling and memorable ride!

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Look how steep this is! Can you imagine the railway ride used to be a roofless metal cage like train?

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Random photo moment along the way.

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A short 5 mins boardwalk to the cable way station. I love the forest and the clean cool air!

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The cable way ride back up!

On the way back, our coach stop by Echo Point! Perched on the edge of the mountain, Echo Point provides a panoramic view of the Blue Mountains and the iconic Three Sisters! This place has the best view!

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About somethingboutrenes

A lady with many random thoughts and braving this whimsical world with a simple faith. In love with all things vintage and pieces with a story to tell. Loves blogging, enjoys Yoga and has an urgent need to travel to maintain sanity.

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