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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, January 25, 2013

Lighthouse and Masts


McCrae lighthouse framed by the masts of yachts at McCrae Yacht Club.
In the background (on the right) is the rising slope of the mountain Arthurs Seat.
History details of the McCrae lighthouse appear HERE on my Mornington Peninsula Daily blog.


Tall masts and lighthouse
Like spears rising to salute
God of metal light


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9 comments:

Steffi said...

Nice lighthouse,Gemma!Have a nice weekend.

vincibene said...

Interesting lighthouse!

HansHB said...

This one is nice too!
Great post for SkyWatch!

eileeninmd said...

Love the lighthouse and the pretty clouds. Beautiful sky shot!

Jim said...

Great with the masts in shot.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

marit´s,,, said...

You are so smart and cunning little pictures, it's always a pleasure to see your pictures.
Good weekend from Marit.

Kay L. Davies said...

Oh, gorgeous, Gemma. These are a few of my favourite things!
K

LV said...

All those mastes standing tall makes for a very interesting sight.

Oakland Daily Photo said...

One senses the warmth of the day and the beauty of the setting in this photo.

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