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Katoomba australia photos

As lynette mentioned in the last entry, today started out pretty foggy. But at least it didn't rain! Even with the fog, the trails presented us with some amazing and beautiful sights. Some of which I have photos of here.

the twisted trees looked magical through the hanging mist.
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The area behind Lynette is what the distant valley looked like all morning. Check out the later shots to see how it appeared as the fog lifted.
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There were countless spider webs strewn throughout the forest which looked fantastic with the morning dew. Structurally they looked more perfect than any spider webs I've seen before.
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There were some bluish berries that looked iridescent, almost like they were made of glass. Not sure if it comes across in the photo. -Don't worry, we didn't eat any.
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In the afternoon, the fog lifted. Parts of it came and went over time, but for a long while we could see for miles. Just think, an hour earlier and this was just a wall of white.
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This "Three Sisters" formation is what we really wanted to see, so we were so ecstatic when it showed itself. Its called Three Sisters becaue of an ancient Aboriginal legend that tells of a witch doctor who temporarily transformed his 3 daughters to stone to protect them from an enemy. But he was killed before he could tranform them back. This is of course an abridged version of the story and I've read several variations of the same story.
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Posted by schuckley 01:31

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You are taking awesome pictures! I love the one with the moss on the rocks with the waterfall....Breath-taking! Keep up the good work (aka fun!). Safe travels...Angie and Family

by aprochaz

Ohhh, I love the very first photo in this series with the angled tree dangling mysteriously into the mist. I could even feel the mist in my face, smell its dampness and imagine the textures around you. Thanks for the treat. Ruth

by Ruth E

This is so great to be able to go on this trip with you all via this blog. It is wonderful to read what you write and see these gorgeous photos. Thanks for taking the time to share this great stuff!

by claire wil

THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT PICTURES. WE ENJOY SEEING ALL OF THEM. SO KEEP HAVING A WONDERFUL TIME. HERE ON ROSS RD. WE HAVE OUR OWN RAIN AND FOG AND SMALL LAKES IN THE FIELDS. NOT A PRETTY PICTURE.

by jwrossrd

Very cool stuff. I love checking in every week to see the photos and learn about foreign attempts at American food. - Dave H(ardiman)

by Dave Too

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