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, February 17, 2012

Fading Summer


A view of Dromana beach on Port Phillip Bay.

Almost empty beach
Sweet summer days are fading
Heavy clouds hang low



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10 comments:

EG Wow said...

Fading, yes, but it still looks very beautiful to me, Gemma!

Pranali Kadam said...

Beautiful Picture!

eileeninmd said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful beach. I wish I could be there now. Gorgeous photo. Happy Skywatching!

Sylvia K said...

What a gorgeous beach even if the summer is fading! You've captured the peacefulness and the beauty perfectly, Gemma! Have a lovely weekend!

Sylvia

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

This is what I love most in Skywatch Friday ... see the change of the seasons all over the world.
The photo of the beach during your fading summer is beautiful. And it is such a contrast with our fading winter ... :-)

Randi said...

Wow...I wish I could walk there NOW! I´m longing for the spring. I´m tired of waiting for spring...

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Very nice photo.

Regards and best wishes

LadyFi said...

Just gorgeous!

Victoria said...

Gorgeous sky... lovely composition!

jewaicious said...

What a gorgeous capture of serenity, light and tones.

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