CAIRNS AUSTRALIA PHOTOGRAPHS HAS MOVED TO;
Chalk the walk is one of the activities featured during the annual Cairns Festival. Amateur and professional artists are invited to create chalk-art on the Esplanade footpath.
This year it featured an exquisite 3D centrepiece by Jenny McCracken depicting environmental damage to the nearby Great Barrier Reef. (click to enlarge final photograph)
The Gordonvale Pyramid is an imposing landmark 20 kilometres south of Cairns city.
Altitude; Almost 3000 feet.
Walking time; 4 hours
Degree of difficulty; Strenuous.
Photographs in order of progression up the mountain, including Gordonvale township with sugar mill in operation, cane fields, and Cairns city with Coral Sea in the background.
Sunrise over Cape Grafton.
……….and a little fire in the belly;
In winter it’s difficult to find any colour except green in the rainforest. Yesterday I went in search of something different on the Mt Bartle Frere walking trail.
I discovered some Illumination through a basket fern leaf (Drynaria spp) and new-growth leaves of vines and trees.
…….and some colourful artefacts nailed onto trees every 100 metres to help me find my way back home again;