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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Friday, August 26, 2011

Shifting Sands


At one end of Dromana beach, the sandbank is collapsing and some boatsheds are at risk of slipping toward the sea.
Rocks have been introduced to support the bank.

SkyWatch Friday #150
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Sands slowly moving
Man's constructions are at risk
Mother Nature rules


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13 comments:

fredamans said...

Gorgeous scene!

Sylvia K said...

What a beautiful, colorful scene, gorgeous skies and clouds and words to match as always, Gemma! And it's always a delight to visit your blog! Have a lovely weekend! Happy SWF!

Sylvia

LauraX said...

I love all of the bright colors against the sky Gemma.

Kel said...

ah, the iconic boatsheds on the shore of port philip bay, just lovely

we have a couple here, but they are all surrounded by trees, so harder to catch on film...but perhaps you've inspired me to go and give it a try ;)

Kay L. Davies said...

Mother Nature rules indeed, Gemma.
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Smalltown RN said...

I love the variety of colours in the boat houses...very nice!

Stafford Ray said...

Mother Nature rules!
Yes indeed! makes one wonder what lies in store for Surfers Paradise!

Arija said...

Love your photo Gemma. I have always liked colourful boat sheds. Being so close to moving water is bunt to have it's problems. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away . . .

Gary said...

Great photo!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Kim, USA said...

I like the rows of boathouses. And yes it looks like some are too close to the water. Happy weeekend!

SWF

Mary Howell Cromer said...

Love the fun colours of the little buildings along the path to the water~

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Very good photography.

Regards!

Jackie said...

Beach erosian causes havoc on our East coast, whole villages have disappeared over the years. Very colourful photo, I suppose the boat houses will have to be moved further up the beach pretty soon, or disappear altogether.

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