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12 November 2014

VACATION WITH A DIFFERENCE!

Two sky shots taken from ...wait for it ... the Ayers Rock and Uluru region in Australia. According to Wikipedia Ayers Rock is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in Central Australia, south west of Alice Springs. 

Kata Tjuta and Uluru are the two major features of the Uluru-Kata National Park. Ulutu is sacred to the Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to a plethora of springs, waterholes, rock caves, and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Not only was our Daughter recently recognised as an official Australian Citizen, she and her husband got to see this wonderful part of her new homeland. 



Here are few more shots of the area








Finally ... The Hat Tree!


8 comments:

Ron said...

Congratulations on your daughter becoming an official Australian citizen, Valerie!

What glorious photographs! Especially love the ones of the sunset and the HAT tree!

I've never been to Australia myself, however, anyone I've ever talked to who has, said what a beautiful place it is. And looking at these images, I can see why :)

Thanks for sharing, dear lady. Enjoyed!

X to you and Joe!

Valerie said...

Thank you, Ron. Yes, we're very proud that our daughter has achieved so many wonderful things in her life. I am pleased you liked the photographs.

Susan Kane said...

I second the congratulations!

The photos were spectacular! Sedona in N. Arizona shares some of that beauty in its red-stones and water carved gullies. Lovely.

Montanagirl said...

Congrats to you daughter! The photos are just beautiful!!

A Cuban In London said...

Those shots are breath-taking! :-) Love them. Thanks for your comment in my latest post. I really appreciate it. Like you, I try not to, but, if I'm being honest, I guess that at an unconscious level I still have to learn not to judge by appearances. Especially when I have been the recipient of such bias in the past. :-) It's part of the beauty of life, you never stop learning things about yourself.

Greetings from London.

Valerie said...

Hello Susan, nice to see you again and I'm pleased you enjoyed the photographs.

Valerie said...

Thanks, Cuban. Glad you enjoyed the pictures. More on the way pretty soon.

Re your comment about my comment... it is only natural to judge by appearances so long as it doesn't eat into our souls to the point of hatred.

Bethany Carson said...

Awesome shots! It looks like a beautiful place to hike...and the hat tree is so neat! I remember seeing a shoe tree once.

Congrats to your daughter!