More Katoomba Fun

The last major bushwalk (hike) of our trip was a six hour affair to the Ruined Castle, a pile of rocks across the valley floor and up a nice little hill. The sun was shining and we had a great day experiencing some real tracks (trails) away from the tourist coaches (buses) and scenic overlooks crowded with fashionably dressed tourists in multi-colored flip-flops.

The Ruined Castle bushwalk.

The top of the Ruined Castle.

Our last day and a half in Katoomba was designed to be easy on the legs. With the impending Six Foot Track Marathon, we took it easy. So, no heavy hiking. Only some light walking. We got a chance to spend more time “in town” and also to check out Scenic World, the “Disneyland” of Katoomba. We rode the steepest incline railway in the world and also the gondola. We put our faith in Swiss engineering and trusted the Alps proven technology to deliver us safely to the valley floor and then to get us back up to the station.

Looking straight down from our car on the steepest incline railway in the world.

Deb and Shep on the valley floor.

I wonder if they need any fasteners from Horst?

The Scenic Skyway.

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