Monsters of the Outback… Road Trains

Have you driven Australia’s remote outback roads? Long and seemingly endless, they’re bordered by an expanse of bush vegetation that imperceptibly changes until there’s a sudden realisation you’re driving through a different vegetation zone. (More endless outback road images can be had in my Barkly Tablelands post 😉 ) Some might call the landscape monotonous, but sitting back at the […]

Traveller’s Tweet Up in Australia’s Rainforest

Today, we not only meet people in real life, we  also form friendships across the world through the Ethernet via Social Media. And what’s even more fun is when these friendships are solidified in the flesh! This week I met Michela Fantinel for the first time face to face. I’ve ‘known’ Michela for over a year […]

Strangler Fig engulfing its Host – Photo

Australia Photo ~ Strangler Fig engulfing its host Photographed on the lower slopes of Wollumbin (Mt Warning NP) I’ve also photographed another stunning example of a strangler fig at Natural Arch from which I’ve extracted and copied the below description:- “Strangler figs start as an epiphyte, meaning a seed is in most cases bird deposited in a […]

Wollumbin (Cloud Catcher) – Photo

Australia Photo ~ Wollumbin ~ Mt Warning ~ Cloud Catcher This photo of Mt Warning in northern NSW, Australia is taken coming over the range from Natural Bridge in Queensland into the Tweed Valley. The peak of Mt Warning is a volcanic plug and stands proud in the centre of the caldera. Mt Warning was […]

Australia Rainforest Buttress Roots

Australia Photo ~ Buttress roots seen near the base of Wollumbin (Mt Warning), Northern NSW Along the border between Queensland and NSW are some beautiful sections of rainforest. Lamington  National Park is on the Queensland side, and the Border Ranges is on the NSW side, along with Wollumbin (Mt Warning) I love rainforest ~ Its […]