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Porcupine Gorge National Park
Covering an area of 5410ha, Porcupine Gorge National Park extends for more than 25kms along Porcupine Creek and includes surrounding open woodland and grassland. The creek has carved an impressive canyon that reveals strata of sedimentary rocks spanning hundreds of millions of years. In the wider section of the gorge the eroding action of the creek has also created the Pyramid, an isolated monolith of multicoloured sandstone rising from the floor of the gorge, shaped as its name suggests.
striking colorful flowers, create your tropical paradise at home
Western Australian Seahorses
West Australian Seahorse, Hippocampus subelongatus, taken during a night scuba dive at a disused bulk jetty south of Perth Western Australian marine life is more approachable and visible at night
Dundee Beach, Northern Territory
The Lodge of Dundee is perfectly positioned at Dundee Beach, Northern Territory, only 140km from Darwin. With access to outstanding marine world, pristine beaches and home to some of the most unspoiled fishing areas in the Top End and some of the best fishing charters available in the Darwin region. Relax at the Lodge and enjoy a superb meal soaking up the spectacular sunsets from our beachfront location and revelling in Dundeeâ€™s peaceful, tropical lifestyle. At your fingertips is outstanding
Isle of May razorbills
As one of the rarest auks in the world, the 2500 breeding pairs of razorbills (Alca torda) on the Isle of May are an important stronghold for this species. They are the closest living relative of the extinct great auk (Pinguinis impennis). Razorbills only come ashore to breed, spending most of their time at sea, diving up to 120m to feed on small fish. They pair for life and lay a single egg each year, although less than 70% of chicks survive to fledgling on the Isle of May.
Traveling through India
India is a must see for the avid traveler, from the golden triangle of the North which covers Dehli, Agra and Jaipur to beautiful beaches of Goa and the natural village life on the coast off Kerala is only part of why it is referred to as Incredible India
Various examples of Architecture from around the world
Beer, a seaside town in Devon, England.
Mostly images of a few brave holiday makers braving a typical British summers day and some beach scenes featuring a few small fishing boats.
Sailboats off the Coast of Madagascar
This gallery is made up of images of the colorful and varied sailboats one can find plying the waters of the Mozambique Channel off the west coast of Madagascar.
Isle of May guillemots
With around 45,000 guillemots (Uria aalge) present during the spring and summer, the Isle of May is an important breeding colony for these large auks. Guillemots, or murres, spend most of their time at sea, only coming ashore to breed. They make no nest, but lay a single egg on the bare rock of cliff faces. Bridled guillemots with a white ring around the eye are a polymorphism that represent about 10% of the population on the Isle.
Landscapes of Madagascar
Beautiful, scenic Madagascar.
Skyfire 2017 is the 29th year for this fireworks event. It is probably the biggest single public event in Canberra. I hadn't been for a few years but this year thought I'd get a better view from one of the cruise boats. (Except they are always moving.) I caught most parts of the 20 minute show.
Tropical Mission Beach
Mission Beach is a popular tourist and wedding destination. A topical paradise with 14 kilometers unspoiled, palm fringed beach and over 20 islands offshore. Provided stinger nets allow a refreshing swim in the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea. Mission Beach offers the closest access along the Eastern Coast to the Great Barrier Reef. The world heritage listed rainforests of Mission Beach are home to the endangered cassowaries, beautiful, rare and flightless birds.
British and Foreign Insects
Rainforest Nature Walk Victoria, Australia
A refreshing collection of lush, green nature images shot in Great Otway National Park, Victoria, along the Great Ocean Rd. Australian rainforest at it's best with eucalypts, tree ferns, waterfalls and creeks with moss covered rocks.
Building site preparation including concrete pour and scrimming of house slab
Spring Bulbs and Gardens
A collection of photos of spring bulbs, and flowering bulbs. Including vistas of masses of colourful tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, glorious spring gardens at Keukenhof, Holland, woodland glades and close up photos of individual blooms. Sunny springtime garden photographs.
Views of the stadium across the Swan River from East Perth Victoria Gardens. Includes family fishing in the East Perth Brook (Stadium in background) and various cycle and walking paths
Solar Panel Installation
These photographs follow the process of installing 132 solar panels on the roof of a commercial workshop. This photovoltaic system powers a large engineering operation and the finished solar array provides the business owner with large amounts of green energy. The installation involves the electricians manhandling the panels onto the roof, fitting the rails, fitting the panels and wiring the inverter to change the power from DC to AC.
This is a collection of some of my favorite captures of "childhood." Oh, to be young again!
The Eurasian treecreeper (Certhia familiaris) is a small passerine common in woodlands across Europe and Asia. In the British Isles, it prefers broadleaved woodland where it can be seen creeping up tree trunks using its long claws searching for insects in the bark with its long, curved bill. Its upper plumage is brown mottled with black and white, which provides excellent camouflage against tree bark, with a white underside and brown trail, which it uses for support as it ascends the tree.
Inspired by New Zealand
New Zealand is a great travel destination with its mountains, alpine vegetation, lakes, fjords and clear streams cascading down the slopes. Nature is incredibly beautiful; in the park like Zealandia one can admire the native flora and fauna; in Rototua the geysers, hot springs and historic buildings. The cities are easy to visit on foot, people are friendly, and food and coffee are great.
The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Rocks, historic area of Sydney, was established at the end of the eighteenth century. Overlooking the picturesque Circular Quay harbour, and with the Opera House on one side and the Bridge on the other, this old part of the city is packed with tourist attractions, museums, pubs, art galleries and many sandstone buildings.
Castles and Palaces of Poland
Poland has many palaces and castles dating from the middle ages to the nineteenth century. Presented here are the ones in the southern part of the country. These images can be used for travel brochures, magazines, newspaper articles or for private enjoyment.
Canberra, the beautiful city
The images in this collection were taken during my visits in spring and then in summer. White flowering trees by the Lake Burley Griffin were a pleasant sight, and the Reconciliation Place featured unique artworks. Canberra is a place of national politics but also of science, research and art. Many buildings, including those of the Australian National University or the Canberra Airport, are modern and often set among the native vegetation.
Etosha National Park, Namibia
I visited the Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia during December 2016. It is a place full of magic, and the largest wildlife sanctuary in Namibia spanning an area of 22,270 square kilometres (8,600 sq mi). The park is home to hundreds of species of mammals, birds and reptiles, including several threatened and endangered species such as the black rhinoceros.
Assorted color Western Wildflowers.
Spring brings new life in the mountains along with that are the multitude of colorful wildflowers that dot the mountains and valleys along the Rocky Mountains colors from dark blues to bright yellows along with reds and orange and many more that is what makes springtime and summer in the western mountains so wonderful.
These floral images were taken from different parts of Washington State, primarily during the Spring and Summer months. All images are macro or closeup to capture the detail
World Cities Travel
The world's top travel destinations including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sydney, Stockholm, Ho Chi MInh City, and San Diego
Urban Bikes and Bicycle Transportation
Bike riding is popular in cities where infrastructure is geared toward safety and practical travel.
Brydes whale washed up on rocks
A Brydes whale (male) washed up on the rocks at Pringle Bay, South Africa, on 26 July 2017. An autopsy is being performed to discover the cause of death.
Urban Rail Transportation
Cities with rail transportation including subways,light rail,trams,and street cars, and international trains
The Cape cormorant or Cape shag (Phalacrocorax capensis) is a seabird endemic to the southwestern coasts of Africa. They breed in large aggregations on offshore islands and the mainland, with nests constructed from seaweed, stems and sticks. Both parents feed the chick, regurgitating food (fish) directly into its open mouth. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
The rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), also called rock badger and Cape hyrax, is commonly referred to in South African English as the dassie. Like all hyraxes, it is a medium-sized (~4 kg) terrestrial mammal, superficially resembling a guinea pig with short ears and tail. The closest living relatives to hyraxes are the modern-day elephants and sirenians. The rock hyrax is found across Africa and the Middle East. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
Tofo is a coastal town in southeastern Mozambique, 550km from the capital Maputo. It's known for the curved Tofo Beach and nearby coral reefs. It is located in the popular Imhambane Province in Mozambique. Life pretty much takes place on the beach and at the outdoor Tofo market, which also serves as the town square. English and Portuguese are widely spoken by the friendly locals. Fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and spearfishing are popular tourist attractions.
The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin is a species of penguin, confined to southern African waters. It is also widely known as the jackass penguin for its donkey-like bray. Photos taken at the Stony Point Penguin Colony, Bettys Bay, South Africa.
The Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus), also known as the Cape baboon. In general the species is not threatened, but human population pressure has increased contact between humans and baboons. Photographed in Bettys Bay, South Africa.
Waveski surfing is a dynamic sport combining the paddle power of a sit on top kayak with the manoeuvrability and performance of a surfboard. A Waveski resembles a larger surfboard, with the addition of a seat, fins, foot straps, and seat belt, enabling the rider to eskimo roll if overturned. The waveski rider or waveski surfer uses a double ended kayak paddle for motion while seated in the waveski. Photographed in South Africa.
Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25â€“50 kilometres (16â€“31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City, located on the island of Unguja. Its historic centre is Stone Town, which is a World Heritage Site.