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The Historic Gold Mining Village of Hill End 3 1/2 hours drive from Sydney, the village is located in the middle of a National Park , and kangaroos seem to outnumber the residents. These two were waiting for church to start.

The church is St Pauls and dates back to the 1870’s

For those visiting Sydney , free some time to travel west of Sydney, you will experience the wonders of National Parks and World Heritage areas, old gold mining towns, old towns . And vineyards and wonderous scenery that is the true Australian landscape.

Hill End NSW
In October 1872 the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co. uncovered what was, at the time, the world’s largest specimen of reef gold. ’Holtermann’s Nugget’, as it was known, weighed 286 kg and measured 150 cm by 66 cm with an average thickness of 10 cm. That week alone, over 700 kilograms of gold were carted away from Hill End by the gold escort. In all the amount of gold extracted at Hill End was greater than any goldfield in NSW other than Canbelego

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Hill End – HDR Series Series

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landscape, australia, history, hdr, kangaroos, hill, end, nsw, philip, johnson

Philip Johnson is a Photographer located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Specialising in HDR photography his works have been shown in galleries,published in Tourism campaigns. His work will also be available as Jig Saws through Crown & Andrews

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  • David Geoffrey Gosling (Dave Gosling)
    David Geoffrey...almost 6 years ago

    Another good one Philip

  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonalmost 6 years ago

    I would like to thank the kangaroos for staying still

  • EarthGipsy
    EarthGipsyalmost 6 years ago

    Morning, at the expense of sounding like I’ve camped all over those hills (!)……I have this exact shot – without the kangaroos and with the addition of our campsite set up. Yours is much prettier though and a much better quality shot. Well done.

  • I’ll remame the series to the “EartGipsy Camping Series” lol

    And its not true they are stuffed kangaroos I carry around in the boot of the car lol

    They were actually quite large roos biggest ive seen in hill end , wasnt going to get too close to them they get a bit territorial

    – Philip Johnson

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragheralmost 6 years ago

    great shot

  • Kazzoom
    Kazzoomalmost 6 years ago

    Good shot lucky I like this one

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkialmost 6 years ago

    great country shot

  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonalmost 6 years ago

  • Marilyn Harris
    Marilyn Harrisalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful view point Philip!! Love those roos in the foreground!!! Great work!!!

  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful work, the roos are a real plus.

  • Pet _
    Pet _almost 6 years ago

    Lovely..i love the freshness of it all

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