The Lake Barrine Picture

We spent a day out at the Lake Barrine, north of Cairns in Australia.

Having lunch out there and taking a boat ride in the lake is unforgettable.

There are many pictures taken there I like, as the lake and the environs are so serene, full of flora, fauna, birds and even snakes.CIMG0536B

Many of the beautiful pictures, however, have my wife in them. The only one which I can find without any person is posted here.

Very picturesque indeed!

 

Weekly photo Challenge: Gathering ( Pelicans )

This is the biggest gathering of pelicans which I have seen.Cairnes 1

The picture was taken in Cairns, Australia during Summer when we have a stroll along the seaside.

I like the contrast in colors and the bluish tint in the photo.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Sepia Tones (2)

Don’t think I can leave this challenge without submitting another entry.

The following photos were taken in Paronella Park near Cairns, Australia.CIMG0603B

Joe Paronella, a Spanish immigrant, built this park in the 1930s and opened it to the public.CIMG0579A

Apart from his house which was built from stones, the castle shown here are in reinforced concrete, with the reinforcing came from the railroad.CIMG0580B

The castle structures are now approximately 80 years old.

In building this park, Joe and his family has labored for many years.

Showing these images in sepia bring me back to the 1930s. I have much joy in sharing them!