Up Beet and Big Beet Cafes

Big Beet Boys

Upbeet and Big Beet – Vego and Vegan Fare cafes Upbeet is a funky Katoomba Street cafe, serving truly yummy vegetarian and vegan food at reasonable prices. I’m a huge fan of Turkish Toastie No. 1 (with roasted pumpkin, tamarind and baby spinach) but the burritos are a…

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Katoomba Library

Blue Mountains Library Services

Katoomba Library; more than just books Katoomba Library is in the same building as Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.  It is a lovely place to chill out if you’re waiting for someone, need wifi or just want to get your kids out of the weather. The library…

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The Gully

Aunty Mary King at The Gully

The Gully in Katoomba The Gully is one of my truly favourite places in all of the Blue Mountains landscape. It may not be as dramatic as the escarpments of Blackheath or the waterfalls that cascade into the valley below Katoomba, but for many…

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More than a Day – A guided tour of the Blue Mountains in modern bush verse

Here I share the story of a traveller passing through
Who thought he’d see our mountains in a day or maybe two

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