Day 23 – 9,748 KM. Town 39.
Megalong is one of those locations where the journey there is perhaps more rewarding than the actual destination.
Driving from Lithgow to Megalong takes you around the Blue Mountains, part of the Great Dividing Range and with the extra altitude, this was the coldest part of the everywhere tour so far, with the temperature as low as 16 degrees and much fog was also present.
Going down into the Megalong valley is a dramatic journey. With hairpin bends, narrow roads, roadside waterfalls, deep vegetation and steep inclines and descents it makes exciting and enjoyable driving. However, when the GPS states you’ve got to where your going there is little to actually see. The 164 residents apparently living in rural properties around this hub which consists of one tea shop.