A Walk To The Three Sisters

The day before we left our camp at Blackheath we got around to going on a walk along the Prince Henry Cliff Walk to the Three Sisters. I had been wanting to go back since visiting the Echo Point lookout to see the Three Sisters when we first arrived in the Blue Mountains.

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On our first visit I was blown away by the beauty of the sisters.
I read the children two variations of Aboriginal dreaming stories about the formation of the great rocks, that I’d found online, we had a picnic lunch,

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And Elki, Zubin, and I walked down onto one of the Three Sisters.

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Anusha was too scared at this point to go on the walk to the sister, it is very steep and she found the view across the valley very confronting.

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When we returned we began our walk from Silver Mist Reserve lookout. It was a cloudy, misty, cool day with the promise of rain. It was actually a really lovely temperature for walking and the weather offered some spectacular views of the mountains and valleys.
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Anusha loves to find magical places on our walks, this was a favourite.

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Just before we started out the mist came rolling down the mountains, blanketing the valley in white.

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We set off,

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greeted by some beautiful wildflowers along the way.

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We stopped at the different lookouts along the walk, the mist swirling, rising, and falling, all because Elki, (thankfully! ;)) had cast a concealing spell to ward off an evil magic!

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Anusha kept Scott on his toes (and me entertained from behind),

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and we spotted more radiant,

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and special blooms.

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We arrived at the lookout where you walk down and over Honeymoon bridge to the closest sister.

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This time Anusha braved the steep steps down, and conquered her fear.

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She even had a slip on one of the steps but kept on going, making it all the way. We were very proud.

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It was an eery and beautiful view .

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We continued along the last section of the walk to Echo Point, Anusha racing to find the animal sculptures dotted along the track.

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She loved the Lyrebird.

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Again the Three Sisters took my breath away.

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And the valley is amazing.

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After taking it all in we started on the return walk.

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This we did much faster but I still had time to snap some more beauties.

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Upon return to the lookout at Silver Mist reserve we were able to see the beautiful Leura Falls,

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and the magnificent cliff sides.

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It was a gorgeous part of the Prince Henry Cliff walk, and a special morning. I hope to return one day and walk more of this amazing track.

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