AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Yarra River Dreaming


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A view of the Yarra River, Melbourne
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Watery Wednesday #96~

Small city river
Calming place for pleasure boats
Sweet river dreaming
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10 comments:

EG Wow said...

Great minds, Gemma. I posted a seagull today too. Only mine was actually getting it's feet wet. Yours is just dreaming about it. :)

Ebie said...

The view is so scenic! I love the foot bridge.

Mona Sweden http://fotoentusiastenfotoblogg.blogg.se said...

A seagull enjoying the wiew. Great shot!
http://fotoentusiastenfotoblogg.blogg.se/category/watery-wednesday.html

J Bar said...

Wonderful shot. I like the new look of your blog.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

Dave said...

a classic urban scene.

eileeninmd said...

A great scenic shot, love the gull in front. BTW, I love your new header.

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Beautiful....the gull is such a great addition...it's the focal point to be sure.

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veredit said...

A beautiful city scene - I believe the gull has itchy feet!

Your new blog-layout is very chic!!!


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AL said...

Looks like everyone is busy except for the bird, he feels just like relaxing.

Martha Z said...

It looks like a nice place for a walk, a get-a-way in the middle of the city.

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