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)


Thursday, July 12, 2012

Row of Symbolic Posts?

A view of a part of London Bridge Ocean Beach on the Mornington Peninsula.
I understand why the fence on the left exists - to help walking down steep steps to the beach.
But why the isolated, unconnected posts along the sands?
Like a symbolic warning of unstable sands?

Enigmatic posts
Stirring some careful answers
Like lost boundaries

Linking to:
Thursday's Things in a Row 


Sylvia K said...

Intriguing! I occasionally see things like that here and wonder what they're for??? Terrific shot and words, Gemma! Hope your week is going well!


EG CameraGirl said...

I wonder if rope once hung from post to post. I like the shadows - the posts and shadows create a zigzag line.

Kranky Granny said...

I some post like that when we were visiting in California. I also wonder why they were there. Will have to go google for an answer.

Unknown said...

Kind of intriguing indeed.

Gail said...

Maybe they are just the remains of a long ago fence.

Great picture.

Pat said...

Keep off the dunes? It looks so desolate on the beach!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

The word "enigmatic" is so perfectly used here. I wonder why the posts....intriguing.....

SquirrelQueen said...

I have seen posts like that on dunes but there was a rope connecting them. Maybe this was a fence that was never completed. Love this shot!

Jim said...

Must have been prehistoric people like Stonehenge. Are they made of stone?



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