Living in the Wolgan Valley, one can easily make a worthwhile day-trip out of the Red Rocks area on the Capertee-Wolgan divide. I had also heard many great things about the complexity of the landscape here and wanted to stretch my legs before embarking on another 10-day stretch of work days. I set out on … More Day walking the Red Rocks
A four day weekend deserves an adventure and after working 10 days straight, the little voice in my head that whispers: “let’s get out of here for a bit”, becomes a pretty loud shout. Thus, I found myself going through the ordinary motions of bush-packing late one Monday night. The plan was simple, to walk … More A walk down the river
I love watching the sun set. Not only because it can be a very beautiful thing; watching the clouds change from white and gray to pink and orange and red, feeling the heat escape from everything as the light trickles behind the horizon, but because it creates in me a sense of comfortable familiarity. No … More Sunsets in the Wolgan Valley. And the birth of new adventures.
I had recently been told about a nice little circuit that ran from Wolgan Gap, through Newnes Plateau, and back down into the valley via the Old Coach road and the Glow Worm Tunnel trail, and I wanted to give my little ‘touring’ bike a test run on the arts of bashing 4WD roads and … More An icy cycle on the plateau
Here is bordered on all four sides by National parks, great towering orange and brown sandstone cliffs and hundreds and thousands of acres of explorable wilderness. Here is the Wolgan Valley, and here seems like a good place to ‘set up camp’ for a while. **** It has been a little over a month since … More New home, new adventures