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divine

 

I think it may have been divine intervention

that made this image possible.

Day 1 and the peak was covered in clouds

while we visited Denali National Park.

The next day as we were travelling to Fairbanks

our coach driver pulled over so

we could capture shots like this one, of

North America’s highest peak

Alaska’s, Mount Denali. 

 

The Million Dollar View at

Banff Springs Hotel

 

Golden Plains between

Geelong and the Western District.

 

And the views from…

 

…from God’s Window over South Africa’s

Blyde River canyon…

…can only be described as divine.

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge_Wk297_Spectacle

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spectacle

 

North America’s highest peak

Alaska’s, Mount Denali, 

provided a spectacle when it broke

through surrounding clouds

Topping out at 20,310 feet

above sea level it dominates

other mountain peaks in

Denali National Park.

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Pic-and-Word-Challenge…Wk297-Spectacle

 

 

 

One-Word-Sunday-Bright

One-Word-Sunday-Bright

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I have used nature to provide me with

some brightness this week.

Amazing how bright an area look with

some yellow or other bright colour…

…popping among the greenery.

 

 

This yellow and purple combination

was captured at  Denali in Alaska.

The above image (marigolds?)

is from Juneau in Alaska.

Geelong grown Dahlias…

…and way past its best a home grown anemone.

Finally, nothing could be much brighter than

our very own starr as it lights up

a lone catamaran

on Corio Bay.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:  Bright

Cee-BW-Challenge-Double-Letters

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Originally thought that all I had was… 

a passing shot of a Denali moose

for this week.

 

 

Then remembered that Kookaburras

easily qualified.

These are wild ‘pets’

 

 

Not sure if it is a

Kangaroo or a Wallaby

but it found a home in our trees. 

 

 

 

Rosella Parrot

 

 

Just had to include these woolly sheep…

 

Woolly sheep as opposed to these which are

off shears (have been shorn)

about a month ago.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:  Double-Letters

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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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