Jenolan Caves

1895 - From the Ashes of Disaster

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 3, 2020
Confucious said, "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Jenolan has a history of rising back up after overcoming disasters.

1919 - Spanish Flu was an Unwelcome Visitor at Jenolan Caves

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 14, 2020
Back in 1919, while the Spanish Flu raged, one of our cottages was used as a hospital, and Caves House was used as a convalescent home for nurses recovering from Spanish Flu. It is a dramatic story.

Walter Liberty Vernon - If You Would See His Monument, Look Around!

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 14, 2020
To Vernon, it may have been just another of the multitude of public buildings in his impressive portfolio. But among all his creations, Caves House is certainly the building that has provided the most joy, romance and cherished memories for the last 123 years.

1960s Memories of Jenolan's Blue Lake

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 24, 2020
Jenolan caves are amongst the most marvellous masterpieces of nature . However, Jenolan offers something else of great beauty, not made by nature - the Blue Lake platypus habitat.

In Beer there is Freedom, In Wine there is Health, In Cognac there is Power ~ Anon

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 28, 2020
For such a refined drink, Cognac has humble history. So how did cognac become a symbol of excellence.

My Father had a Profound Influence on Me. He was a Lunatic. ~ A Quote by Spike Milligan

Posted by Carolyn Melbourne on August 28, 2020
Generations of Aussie families have fond memories of Jenolan Caves.  With Father’s Day coming up, it’s a great time to reminisce.  Fathers influence kids in many ways.  Family visits to Jenolan left many children with such great memories that they now work at the caves.
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