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White Eucalyptus at Gordon Falls in Leura in Blue Mountains, Australia

93% of the 4,000 square miles of the Greater Blue Mountains Area is forested with eucalypt vegetation. When the temperature rises, the oil of these eucalyptus trees evaporate into the air, casting a blue haze over the landscape. This phenomenon gave the region its name. It is estimated 100 eucalypt species grow in the Blue […]

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Gordon Falls Lookout in Leura in Blue Mountains, Australia

The town of Leura has been called the Jewel in the Mountains Crown. Views like this one prove the slogan is warranted. Gordon Falls Lookout delivers a panoramic view over Jamison Valley. Mount Solitary is on the left, the backside of Three Sisters is on the right and Kings Tableland is in the distance. The […]