Govetts Leap and Evans LookoutJanuary 20 in Australia ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C
From Govetts Leap Lookout we had more spectacular views across the canyons and also across to the Three Sisters. Thunder and lightening filled the skies.
On the trip to Evans Lookout we drove through burnt forest and a “house” that had been burn down. The vegetation was starting to sprout back. The brick built picnic shelters looked like pizza ovens.
These fires are not as they are shown on the news or YouTube. Some are very ferocious and leap through the canopy while others are slower and burn the forest litter that can be quite deep. It all looks like a lottery; we have been passed a line of houses where a house has been blackened but it’s neighbour appeared untouched. Parts of forest are untouched while other parts are blackened. It’s interesting to see.Read more