Daily Prompt-Gorge

Gorge

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Victoria’s South West coastline is known

for the number of sailing vessels which came

to grief during bad weather. 

The stretch of coastline became known as

the Shipwreck Coast in the 1800s.

HMS Loch Ard hit a reef and sank

on June 1, 1878.

The only two survivors….

were washed into this gorge which

now bears the name Loch Ard Gorge.

Loch Ard Gorge is only a few minutes drive

from the Twelve Apostles and many

other formations carved out of the coastline

over the years.

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Weekly-Weather-Summer

 

A sure sign that summer has arrived,

is the Ferris Wheel on Geelong’s Foreshore.

A few days ago construction still had not begun

so I assume summer is a few weeks away.

 

 January 4th, 2013 at Lochard Gorge.

Bitumen in the car park was melting

and after climbing down the steps to the sand

all I wanted to do was walk over to the shade,

and there seemed to be twice as many steps

back up to car park level.

The temperature was 44 degrees Celsius, that day.

Summertime!

A few days later snapped this photo

of my Canadian friends with a top layer on.

I was still in shorts.

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Weekly Weather: Summer

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Weekly-Weather-Winter

 

A sure sign that winter has arrived,

or is just around the corner, is….

when our helleborus (winter roses)

are in bloom.

Another thing we hope we get plenty of

during winter is rain.

All the rivers run and Hopkins Falls,

on the Hopkins river, near Warrnambool

looks like it did in August 2016.

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Weekly Weather: Winter


Weekly Weather

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Black and White Tuesday in colour.

Mouth of the Hopkins River at Warrnambool,

Victoria, Australia.

Back of

Proudfoot’s Boathouse Restaurant

on the Hopkins River.

 

 A single set of footsteps this week.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Wordless Wednesday

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Layered

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Layered

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The first thing which came to mind was…Black Forest Cake layers.

I wonder why?

When I found this mini haystack.

When I built haystacks we used to refer

to each layer as a row.

 

I now I posted this shot a day or so back.

However, a feature of our southern coastlines

are these sandstone cliffs and

their layers of soft rock, which…

has been known to give way without notice and

would give these tourists a ride better than

any roller coaster could provide.

 May be a one way ticket though.

Finally, ten years ago I/we built this garden bed in layers.

No. 2 Son, at the time called it a pyramid

and to this day it is thusly referred.

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Weekly Photo Challenge-No-Challenge

 

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

No-Challenge

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I am joining in with

Ouch!! My back hurts!!

and adding my gallery for the

No Weekly Challenge Challenge

 Ouch!! My back hurts!!

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-Recreation

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Recreation varies from person to person.

I used to think of this as recreation when in my late teens, early twenties. 

Cycling can be a sport or recreational.

For me, it was always recreational.

 

Our safari guide had his own form

of recreational activity.

The twenty-minute power nap!

I managed to capture a couple of half decent photos…

of this sport/recreational activity at Torquay…

during a morning in which I was

pursuing my own recreational activity.

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Recreation

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