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)


Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Blairgowrie View

A view of Port Phillip Bay from Blairgowrie pier.
Watery Wednesday #150

Scenic Blairgowrie
Where waters drift forever
Calm today at least

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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Calm winter sea! Serene picture. Since you said 'for today at least' I assume it is unusual for it to be so mirror-like!

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze said...

So many blue! Is there some for *PicSstory* left? :) You are always welcome to join us! LG Tina

Lesley said...

Love the idea of water drifting forever!

Kay L. Davies said...

Another beautiful watery scene, Gemma. It's lovely.

—Kay, Alberta, Canada

Dimple said...

I like this, it's so calm!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

How lovely!

Kim, USA said...

Very serene and peaceful looking bay ^_^

Watery Wednesday

jeannette said...

Just came back from a vacation, staying at a cabin by a lake -ah so refreshing - like this view!



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