Ron Hanko's photos with the cape tribulation

Golden Guinea Tree Flower

Golden Guinea Tree Flower
This is a flower of the Golden Guinea or Red Beech tree photographed along the beach at Cape Tribulation. We had taken refuge from a sudden shower under the trees and found these wonderful flowers.
Added on October 26, 2016

Cannonball Mangrove Fruit

Cannonball Mangrove Fruit
Cannonball Mangroves are found along the coast of Australia from Queensland to Western Australia and are named for the fact that they "explode" when ripe, scattering their seeds to catch the tides. The fruits grow up to 20 cm in diameter. This was photo…
Added on October 25, 2016

Mangrove Swamp

Mangrove Swamp
This mangrove swmap lies on the coast south of Cape Tribulation and was one of the areas we visited and explored while at the cape. There is a boardwalk through the rainforest and along Oliver Creek that is worth the time and is known as the Marrdja Bota…
Added on October 24, 2016

Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation
The cold rainy weather we've had has made me nostalgic for tropical Australia. This was the beach at Cape Tribulation and it was winter there when the photo was taken! Wish I was back.
Added on October 23, 2016

Coral

Coral
A piece of beached coral at Cape Tribulation, this was found as we wandered the beach between rain showers.
Added on October  8, 2016

Rainforest Curl

Rainforest Curl
This was taken in the Jindalba Rainforest near Cape Tribulation. We had a very wet and rainy walk through the rainforest, but did get some photos.

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Added on September 27, 2016

Jindalba Rainforest

Jindalba Rainforest
This was the rainforest at Jindalba where we walked the prepared paths in a gentle rain. Jindalba is just south of Cape Tribulation and is part of the much larger Daintree Rainforest.
Added on September  4, 2016

Lugworm Castings

Lugworm Castings
Photographed on the beach at Cape Tribulation, we learned later that these are Lugworm castings. They were several inches tall and were all similar in design. Apparently the worms that makes them are seldom seen unless dug out of the sand as they often…
Added on September  2, 2016

Fallen Palm Fronds

Fallen Palm Fronds
While visiting the Cape Tribulation area we enjoyed the Mardja Botanical Rainforest walk, a short walk through the mangrove forests along Oliver Creek. These fallen Fan Palm fronds caught my attention near the end of the walk.
Added on August 31, 2016

Silver Bush Flowers

Silver Bush Flowers
These are the flowers of Silver Bush, Sophora tomentosa, with the seedpods just starting. This shrub or small tree grows in the tropics round the world, but the Australian variety is endangered.
Added on August 30, 2016