we found emus along the side of the road, they were grazing the dry grass and generally just hanging around. There was a mother with three teenage chicks, a couple of lonely bachelors and a pair. They watched us, ignored us and then started racing us. We stopped to just watch them with the droopy feathers hanging down their torso and back, their strong black beaks and
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.
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
Construction on the Prince Alfred Bridge at Gundagai was completed in 1867. Spanning the Murrumbidgee River and connecting the Hume Highway, it was replaced by the Sheehan Bridge in 1977. The timber trusses have deteriorated to such an extent that the northern approach is disused and is closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
lorious proteas and leucospermum, bottlebrush, grevillea, the tiny little scaevolea, dramatic kangaroo paw, sweetly scented boronia, pretty delicate pemelia all unique and different, but when you view some of these growing wild with logs of driftwood, seemingly placed by a landscape gardener, all growing on the edge of a cliff
I visited in Spring and the gardens were at their most glorious.
The Niagara Botanic Gardens feature rhododendrons, seasonal perennials, begonia borders, fuschias, and a rose garden. We visited the Butterfly Conservatory and the floral clock.
built to protect China from the marauding tribes to the north. Construction began in the 7th Century BC
A stunning showcase of landscape creativity, exotic and native trees and shrubs surrounded by perennials and seasonal annuals. Buttchart Gardens are a definite must for your Canadian calendar tour