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Orphan Rock

The walk takes in a fine view of Orphan Rock, you can also see the Ruined Castle rock formation on the top of the hill in the mid-distance.

Photo: Orphan Rock, Katoomba

A 12 year-old relative visited us this week. He felt let down when he discovered the Three Sisters were “a pile of old rocks”. At the very least he expected the sisters to have faces like Mount Rushmore. So by his evaluation, I guess Orphan Rock is another disappointing pile of stone.

Words to walk with:
From Monoliths by Mark O’Connor
“The wind’s chisel gives them age,Incising blank foreheads.”