Million Dollar View
Near Maligne Falls
The Fairmont Hotel’s
six million dollar view,
at Banff, Canada.
Three Moorabool Valley views.
Up until January 2020, I loved driving these roads.
However, that all changed when
I saw similar roads being blocked
by fallen trees when last year’s
bushfires were burning.
dressed in fog.
Perhaps my favourite
On many country roads,
two vehicles constitutes a traffic jam.
So it was with our farm.
The reason I like this landscape
is that a hundred metres into the trees
road noise is nonexistent.
You can hear birds and the occasional kangaroo
crashing its way through the trees.
Locally it has to be Griffin Gully Pier
over looking Geelong’s
I missed out on visiting Butchart Gardens in 1976.
The wait was long but certainly worth it
when we visited in 2018.
Accommodation during my 1976 visit to Banff
consisted of a sleeping bag and a small tent.
Forty-two years later and a lot more comfort
and more memories
In their world this face
may be described as lovely…
…however, not so in my world.
In 1976 I thought this was a magnificent view
as I reached the top of Ayres Rock
(now known as Uluru).
Now that visitors can
no longer climb the Rock,
these images will only be
found on postcards, I suspect.
Crystal clear waterfalls in the…