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, March 6, 2013

Autumn's Song

Autumn begins.
The beach crowds thin, the winds increase and the waves rolling in to Dromana beach become more choppy.

When Autumn begins
Nature's wild soul awakens
And seas spin to shore

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Karen said...

I love the beach when the crowds have gone and the water is rough.

Lisa said...

Happy Autumn to the southern hemisphere! We are anxiously awaiting spring here....and it can't come soon enough! This is a wonderful shot of the serenity of Autumn. It's my favorite time of year.

Visiting from Water World Wednesday.

Genie Robinson said...

Like the texture of the sand against the blue of the water and the linear dock in the background. Nice capture. genie

Lina Gustina said...

The rolling waves look awesome!

Luna Miranda said...

the waves looks rough. i like this deserted beach...a nice place to walk and enjoy the autumn breezes.

Spiderdama said...

So beautiful and so different from my world. Great light in this picture.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Happy Autumn! Last year it surprised me when you posted your first Autumn picture and it wasn't our first day of spring yet (it's March 20).. I always thought it would be exactly opposite. So I had to go read up on it...makes sense after you know. (My scientific knowledge is sadly lacking!).

Anonymous said...

It's hard to get used to our seasons being the complete opposite! =0

Beautiful view & I'd love to feel the sand between my toes =)



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