Black and White Challenge.


Tourists created these rocks stacks along

the Great Ocean Road.

Stones on the Riviera

Nice Beach


Dry Stone…




Bluestone, cut into pitchers (rectangular blocks)

made a long-lasting building material.

Dog Rocks at Batesford…

…about 10 minutes from Geelong

Twenty-four-year-old Woolly signing

the visitor’s book atop

Ayres Rock (now Uluru) rises 348 metres/1141 feet

above the surrounding plains.

In the background are the Olgas,

the highest of which, Mount Olga,

is 546 metres/1,791 feet above

the surrounding plain.











In the distance is…

…Point Roadknight.



Part of The Grampians which in turn

is at the southern end of Australia’s

Great Dividing Range.


About 20 minutes out of Geelong

is a rock formation known as Dog Rocks.

Being isolated from ambient lighting it is

an ideal place for night photography….so I’m told   🙂











A split rock at Lekhubu Island,



Layer upon layer of limestone rock supports


Great Ocean Road.


By the time I read of these rock stacks along

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road

I’m sure many of the tourists who had created

them had returned and knocked down

their creation.


Balancing rocks in South Africa’s,

Kruger or Greater Kruger National Park.


Decorative rocks at the edge of

Warrnambool’s tourist lake,

Lake Pertobe.


Closer to home…in fact nearly at our back door…

well, about 10 km away…

…is Dog Rocks.


If I have asked why it’s called Dog Rocks,

I have not received a satisfactory answer. 


Dog Rocks is very popular with photography enthusiasts,

for both day and night photography

as it is far enough away from city lights

that no ambient light can intefer.


My final rock is/was Ayres Rock.

It is now known as Uluru.

Climbing Ayres Rock was almost mandatory in 1975. 

Over my left shoulder is another formation

known as The Olgas. 

Both are well worth visiting.


One Word Sunday Challenge:...Rock