Monday, February 20, 2017

On the Beach

On the beach.Port Stephens NSW.

Under good conditions
Fossilization occurs
Quick, write your name


On the Beach, Port Stephens NSW.

Port Stephens is called the “blue water paradise” because of the beauty of its marine surroundings. It is located in New South Wales about two and a half hours north of Sydney, on the East Coast of Australia, and has a population of about 50,000. With over 19 miles of clean, white, sandy beaches, Port Stephens boasts vibrant tourism and fishing industries. ~ Bernard

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Westland National Park

Westland National Park 

NZ

The force of gravity
Pulls down the mountain
Grass covers evidence



Saturday, February 18, 2017

Temple


When you’re nearby
Come visit the neighborhood
You are always welcome


Friday, February 17, 2017

Ketchikan 26

Ketchikan (26)

Whether the hunger
Is for gold or fish
We’ve got you covered


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Red Billed Gull

Red Billed Gull

So sharp and clean
Purest colouration
A model of rectitude


The Red-billed Gull (Chroicocephalus scopulinus), once also known as the Mackerel Gull, is a native of New Zealand, being found throughout the country and on outlying islands including the Chatham Islands and subantarctic islands. ~ Bernard

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Bay of Martyrs

Bay of Martyrs.Victoria.Aust.

Flotilla fills the bay
Upon the silver sea
Gently rocking to and fro


Bay of Martyrs
At the outskirts of Peterborough, just off the Great Ocean Road, is this ideal place to see the stunning Bay of Martyrs. They are particularly beautiful at sunset when the islands and Massacre Point are backlit by the sun.
The place names - Massacre Bay, Massacre Point, Bay of Martyrs - refer to a strong component of local oral history which suggests that Europeans killed a large group of Kirrae-Wurrong Aboriginal men by driving them off the cliffs hereabouts. The women and children were allegedly killed in a nearby swamp. Although there is, not surprisingly, no written evidence, it seems the local Aboriginal population dropped from a couple of thousand to virtually nil at some point, which may suggest migration but this is not what local folklore suggests. ~ Bernard

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Valentine's Day


May dancing cherubs
Send winged love
To your heart from mine


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