Tuesday, 8 May 2007

Megalong Valley

Over the next few day’s I will share some of the views seen on a recent drive through the Megalong Valley, one of the best driving excursions to be had in the Blue Mountains. A winding road descends from Shipley Plateau through lush rain forest before opening up to grassy farmland bordered by the tall mountain cliffs. Megalong is an Aboriginal word thought to mean ‘valley below the cliffs’


Photo: Megalong Valley

Words to walk with:
From Thinking About Aboriginal Land Rights I Visit the Farm I Will Not Inherit by Les Murray
"The ambient day-tides contain every mouldering and oil
that the bush would need to come back right this day,
not suddenly, but all down the farm slopes ..."



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