The Warrego Riverside Holiday Park was full with revellers returning from Music in the Mulga, a music festival held at Wandilla Station at Eulo, and we chose an unpowered spot on the river, away from the hustle and bustle and it was really peaceful and quiet.
The normally quiet, peaceful, although fast flowing Murrumbidgee River, flanked by tall river red gum trees is taken over on a bright sunny Sunday by crafts of all shapes, sizes and made of whatever materials are at hand and when families and mates get together and depending on the objective, paddle as hard and as fast as they can, or simply left the craft float downstream, simply guiding its direction.
nesting seagulls, in holes in the timber, some with eggs, the hopefuls with no eggs, but still nesting, and to my delight, two chicks, one brave and up on top to view the world and the other
A late afternoon river cruise was the prelude to a lovely evening, even though the Thomson river water was dirty, nature worked its magic and gave us some spectacular reflections and colours.
The indigenous Wandandi people originally called Margaret River the Wooditchup Bilya, which mean the creators river. The Wandandi people tell the dreamtime story of Wooditchup creating the amazing Bilya (river) with his magic.
Spending a couple of hours in the boat and visiting numerous locations, apparently the yabbies favourite habitats are around dead trees and logs in the water, we had caught more than enough to feed all of us for a couple of meals.
Circular Quay with Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background. The threatening clouds creating mood and atmosphere. A combined landscape of 7 images in HDR Process
Sailing into Auckland Harbour on our Royal Carribean New Zealand cruise on the Ovation of the Seas, the rising sun painted a perfect picture of coloured sky over the city
four wheel driving over sand and rough tracks towards the Wilyabrup seacliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean. The track at times disappears into vast areas of deep sand and we are privileged to see birds and grass trees as well as reptiles and kangaroos.
the sun dropped below the city skyline and cast a beautiful pink hue over the river, Princes Bridge and CBD buildings.