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We recently visited one of the biggest sites with Aboriginal engravings – Moon Rock in Garigal National Park in Sydney, Australia. The place offers a beautiful vantage point with views of the ocean. Some sources say Moon Rock has about 50 engravings depicting Aboriginal astronomical knowledge, lunar phases, and Baiame, the creator-spirit. The Moon Rock loop hike is an easy one that will take you less than an hour. And the trailhead… Read More

Pros: close to Sydney (basically it’s a Sydney suburb), great walks, close to water, aboriginal engravings, Austrian Club, you can do it with kids Cons: too close to the city (roads, noise, people) for people seeking more solitude And below are some photos and directions of the loops we took, which started at Seaforth Oval, then following Timber Getters Track to The Bluff Track, Austrian Club to refuel, and back to the… Read More

One of our life’s goals is to visit all the US National Parks. So far we are jointly at 54% and hope to catch up very soon as the list, luckily, keep on increasing.

A day hike in Megalong Valley, New South Wales, Australia.

Beautiful park to enjoy Polish coast. Woliński Park Narodowy

In the land of fir, beech and tarpan you can explore the natural beauty of Roztocze. Lots of hiking, cycling and kayaking opportunities.

White Sands National Park – few photos from our trip back in 2004.

Iceland is one of the best places to visit for landscape beauty, exploration, and photos.

Pros: the whitest sand in the world, beautiful beaches worth visiting anytime of the year, Hyams Beach, Booderee National Park, Honeymoon Bay, Point Perpendicular, and few other interesting places to visit nearby including Pigeon Mountain in Morton National Park Cons: busy during public holidays

While far away from everything else (about 500 km from Sydney), Warrumbungle National Park in New South Wales, Australia has more to offer than many other parks, including great hiking, fantastic landscapes, and lots of stargazing opportunities.