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)


Sunday, December 12, 2010

Moody Sorrento Skies

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Moody skies over Sorrento waters, Mornington Peninsula
Scenic Sunday #126

Waiting for summer
Boats sleep on simmering tides
Dreaming of journeys
Scenic Sunday
Hosted by Aisha (Eugene, OR, US) of The Holleys and The Holley Herald


EG Wow said...

Yep, moody. Our skies are moody now too...and MUCH colder. LOL

Larry D said...

Nice photo, I like the moody quality.

The Clip Cafe said...

Love this shot!

noel said...


this is wonderful i love the grey vibe, feels like the quiet time

thanks for sharing your sunday


Paz said...

sleepy, mesmerizing scene. ;-)


Mona Sweden said...

Wonderful scenery. The clouds are amazing.



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