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SCENIC WORLD, BLUE MOUNTAINS – art in the bush

Flowers of the forest - gilding the lily, perhaps? Julian Smallwood and Judy Paddison's BlueM

As the little train plummeted towards the valley floor, the Indiana Jones theme blared out. It’s the steepest funicular railway in the world, our guide breathlessly informed us.

Since the entire ride took less than a minute, it may also be, gee whillikers, the Shortest Train Track in Australasia if not the Southern Hemisphere, though this was not part of the publicity. Continue reading

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