Australian Botanic Garden

This is one of the huge Botanic Gardens that can be found south of Sydney and is located in Mount Annan, Campbelltown, New South Wales. We’ve been here four years ago and since then there were some great and new improvements done, some of them are featured in the photos below.  Of course there were…

Penrith, the Adventure Capital

Penrith City is an hour drive from where we are and is one of the beautiful cities west of Sydney and is only an hour from Sydney’s city centre, too. The historic town of Penrith is today a lively destination for adventurers with everything from jet pack adventure to aqua golf, its proximity to the stunning…

The beautiful Fuchsia Flowers

  Fuchsia flowers and plants are quite foreign to me and never heard them before until we attended an open garden in western Sydney, New South Wales regarding the plants and its varieties. At the open garden venue I was amazed to see heaps of people attending and expressing their love for the plants and…

Trip to the Northern Beaches

It was about ten in the morning of 28th August 2011, Sunday when we embarked a trip to the northern beaches of Sydney.  The weather was fine though at times cloudy with a top temperature forecast of 22 degrees.  Traffic along the freeway that morning was still light but turned heavy when we drove home…

The Scenic Blue Mountains

Places visited:  Glenbrook, Blaxland, Springbrook, Wentworth Falls, Katoomba, Leura, Medlow Bath, Hazelbrook, Lawson, Mount Wilson, Mount Irvine, Mount Tomah, Bathurst The Blue Mountains is a huge attraction for Sydney and has a lot of things to offer.  We’ve been visiting some of them ever since 1999 and still getting more serious in exploring more attractions…

Galston Open Gardens

Residential houses spread over Galston, Arcadia and Dural about ten of them opened up their huge gardens to the public during the event last year, which lasted  for three days. Galston, Arcadia and Dural are located northwest of Sydney and about 36 kilometres from the central business district. You may wonder when they say that…

The Chipping Norton Lake

Chipping Norton Lake is one of the most picturesque lakes I’ve known in New South Wales and is only  27 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district. There are some parks at the southern bank of the lake and are provided with amenities like BBQs, picnic shelters, toilets and playgrounds. Both the north and…