SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-Layers

 

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Along Victoria’s South West Coastline

stand the Twelve Apostles.

Made from soft limestone these cliff faces…

clearly show each layer of the stone…

 

 

…as it was formed.

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:   Layers

SUNDAY-STILLS-PC-National-Parks

 

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A view of features of some of

the National Parks visited

during the past few years.

Denali National Park, Alaska.

After spending eight hours in a cramped bus

we finally managed some clear captures

on our way to Fairbanks the next day

of a clear, though distant, Mt Denali.

Our first sighting of a lion pride in

Kruger National Park,

South Africa

Our first and only leopard sighting in

Kruger National Park,

South Africa

Our first evening and sunset in

Chobe National Park, Botswana.

This sun was setting on Namibia,

just across the Chobe River.

We never can see another country

while standing in Australia.

Even the northern tip of Cape York is 150km

from New Guinea’s southern coast and there is

no place on Cape York high enough

to see New Guinea.

Much closer to home is the

Port Campbell National Park.

The home of the Twelve Apostles

and many other places well worth visiting.

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SUNDAY STILLS PHOTO:   National-Parks

Cee’s Black and White Challenge-In-the-Distance

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Some images captured during our

eight-hour wildlife safari into

Mt Denali National Park, June 2018.

We were told this was an Osprey.

My zoom was set at 210 mm

(315mm for a 35 mm equivalent).

 

 

  Dall Sheep…the tiny white dots on the mountain.

210mm/315mm

According to McKinley lodge staff

grizzly bears were wandering to roads by the dozen,

however this was as close as we came to one.

250/375

 

 

Finally, I think this is Mount Denali.

If not my apologies.

It was a difficult eight hours and I felt

much information did not reach the back of the bus.

130mm/195mm

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Black_White

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Fandango’s-One-Word-Challenge-Fear

Travelling in one of these buses, for eight hours

with half the trip in the very back seat, was…

an experience I don’t wish to repeat.

Should there have been another rock slide,

we drove past many sites of landslips/slides,

I was not sure how we would extract ourselves from this bus.

Forty-eight adults in a forty-eight seat school bus

is not a safe way to travel…in my opinion.

 

Fandango’s-One-Word-Challenge: Fear