I have to admit the name Scenic World conjured up a cheesy, amusement park in my head. I’m not a big fan of roller coasters and souvenirs and long lines, but thankfully Scenic World was the complete opposite of all of that.
I went on a gorgeous hike down to Empress Falls in the Blue Mountains. It’s in the town of Wentworth Falls to be exact and the trail starts at the Conservation Hut. My friend Sasha and I were pretty much the only ones on the trail when we started hiking at 10am or so. The way down closer to the forest floor was easy even though the paths weren’t so clear cut and there were a lot of rocks and steep steps but once we were down by the falls it was just absolutely beautiful.
One of my favorite memories of Sydney was waking up at the Valley of the Waters Bed & Breakfast (you must go here!) in the Blue Mountains. It was just the ideal morning. I had never stayed at a B&B before but after staying at this one I would do it a hundred times more. My friend Sasha and I splurged on this particular one and our room was on the bottom floor and had a wooden patio that overlooked the backyard and mountains beyond. We arrived the night before and were in awe the next morning when we could take in the view in the sunlight.