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, December 2, 2011

Sunset Over the Bay


Early evening sky over Port Phillip Bay as viewed from Safety Beach

Light show finale
Grand farewell across the seas
Sunset majesty


Hosted by Sandy Wren Sylvia


Heavenly (Himmelsk) is hosted by Petunia

12 comments:

Karen said...

Just lovely!

Linnea said...

Water, sky, and a setting sun all combined in a perfect trio!

Marianne said...

Heavenly beautiful!
I love the silhouet of the tree!

ladyfi said...

Gloriously peaceful!

Stewart M said...

Hi there - what a great shot - how would this part of the world have ever been the same without the bay?

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

WildBlack said...

Peaceful & Beautiful :)

Judy said...

What a beautiful scene! I love the way the sunset is framed by the tree!!

Mormor said...

So beautiful,
Have a good weekend

Sylvia K said...

What incredibly beautiful and peaceful skies, Gemma! Such a gorgeous capture and beautiful words as always! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Kim, USA said...

Stunning!

Genie said...

What a beautifully colored sunset over the calm waters. So peaceful and serene. The shot is framed so nicely. Lovely work. genie

♥~Judy~♥ said...

I could gaze at the scene for hours....

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