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Blue Mountains, Sydney Australia The Blue Mountains are found only 50km away from the state capital, Sydney, named after the characteristic blue haze that the area has when viewed from a distance. They have been inhabited for several thousand years, but have recently become a tourist attraction featuring such sights as the Three Sisters (a sandstone rock formation) and activities like four-wheel driving, abseiling and scenic railways.


The road features supermarkets and roadside stations for travelers entering Blue Mountains via this method. At times, it is difficult to enter the Blue Mountains by road as there are many large vehicles which can hamper entrance and exit from the area, particularly tourist vehicles such as coaches and delivery vans for the many businesses in the area. Because of this factor, it is worth noting that the area is accessible by train and bus for those who don't wish to navigate the roads. The area is, however, very well signposted and this makes navigation from Sydney and beyond simple and finding routes between the individual attractions is also simple. Once in Blue Mountains, there are many different options for traveling around. There are dedicated buses and tours for tourists, as well as general public transport for city residents. There are also a number of scenic options; a walkway, a railway, a cableway and a skyway. These are all in place to provide great views to tourists. ...
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