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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia

A part of the coast line at Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia.  The red was totally awesome!

My husband finds a great way to get up close and personal to these amazing red rocks!

This photo was taken when it was getting dark...a bit challenging without lighting!
The walk-way leads to a bluff area where the 'little penguins' come ashore after dark.
They have nests on the bluff where their young patiently wait to be fed!
Unfortunately, we didn't see them on this particular evening but we did enjoy seeing several wallabies hopping around nearby...what a treat!

...another very low light image of the very red rocks at Penneshaw.

The next morning we left for the southeastern end of the island.
This is "Remarkable Rocks" located within the Flinders Chase National Park.
What amazing color and views of the Indian Ocean!

These two guys were enjoying the view!

My husband, Jerry, and I also loved the view!

 Farewell to a fabulously scenic place!

You can see the dome shaped formation where the "Remarkable Rocks" are located...just beyond the far end of the beach.
We spent several hours in this area and loved every minute of that precious time!
Kangaroo Island is a GEM of a place!

SkyWatch Friday
Blue Monday

16 comments:

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eileeninmd said...

What a cool place to visit. I loved your photos, the red rocks. I would have loved to see a penquin. Thanks for sharing your tour.

Janis said...

Every shot is just beautiful! I love the last one where the shore and sky are mirror images!

Light and Voices said...

I really like the "Remarkable Rock" shot. I like how the geometrics play in the foreground and the horizon in the background closes the deal. Excellent find!
Joyce M

Alexander said...

Beautiful photos and lovely surroundings. Interesting to see the red rock, they are beautiful work of art from Mother Nature.

Have a good weekend.

Alexander
Alex's World! - http://www.kakinan.com/alex

Sylvia K said...

Gorgeous captures of an incredibly beautiful place and beautiful skies as well! What a wonderful trip you had! Thanks for sharing it with us, Carolyn! Hope you have a great weekend!

Sylvia

HansHB said...

Great shots and lovely colours! I missed this place at my trip to Australia!
I wish you a Happy Friday!

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful place.

Regards and best wishes

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Looks like a photographers paradise to me!! Great post.

Anni said...

I've never seen anything like it! Absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharin!

SmilingSally said...

What a gorgeous spot!

Happy Blue Monday, Carolyn. Be sure to check out my book giveaway.

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Fascinating pictures! What a beautiful and exotic area of the world.

Pie said...

Beautiful pics!

My Blue Monday.

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Love that first shot!

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Linnea said...

Your shots are beautiful. I love the amazing colors and vistas.