Darug Artist Leanne Tobin

An Aboriginal Place

Aboriginal ceremonial traditions in the Blue Mountains — For tens of thousands of years ceremony has been conducted by the Darug and Gundungurra peoples who have lived, and continue to live, in the Mountains. It is understood that others may have also visited this distinctive place for ceremony for time immemorial. As I conduct ceremony in the…

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Planning a Blue Mountains Ceremony

The Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, is a beautiful place for ceremony.  A workaday life can drown out the breaths of nature—but the forces of life are palpable all around in the Mountains*. (Image: Rehearsing with guests in Hazelbrook in the  Korowal School grounds) There is no end to the range of settings and beautiful venues to suit…

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Blue Mountains Waterfall-after a storm b&w

Blue Mountains Visitor Experiences

Nature beckons in the Blue Mountains, and charming hotels and guesthouses are perfect for relaxing in style after a bushwalk in the World Heritage National Park*. It’s a perfect mix. If you are looking for the quintessential Blue Mountains experience you will be spoilt for choice. I’ll be posting on some of the lesser known gems so keep an…

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