tiabunna's photos with the Australia

The lookout

The lookout
The cantilevered Forest Sky Pier lookout, near Coffs Harbour. Other images in notes. HFF and have a great weekend, everyone.
Added on July 19, 2018

This way to the view

This way to the view
Looking along the walkway to the Forest Sky Pier lookout. HFF.
Added on July 19, 2018

The view

The view
Stitched panorama of the view from the lookout, across Coffs Harbour and the coast. One to view large.
Added on July 19, 2018

Bin chickens

Bin chickens
By their official title, these are "Sacred Ibis", but they're commonly known as "Bin Chickens" because they usually gather around rubbish bins, tips, or just scavenge around parks. They're found in eastern and northern Australia.

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Added on July 16, 2018

Evening ride

Evening ride
Best viewed large. Here's a musical link.

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Added on July 15, 2018

The waiting pool

The waiting pool
I do not believe I saw any users in this rather pleasant looking pool during the whole of our stay! Best viewed large. HFF and have a great weekend, everyone.

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Added on July 12, 2018

Smart cephalopod

Smart cephalopod
As part of our group reunion, we visited the National Marine Science Centre where we were given a conducted tour. I was fascinated to learn that invertebrates do not have brains similar to vertebrates, but still can be surprisingly clever: this octopus…
Added on July 10, 2018

Life's a beach

Life's a beach
I'll let you imagine how demanding it was to spend a few days here with friends. Although it was midwinter, the daytime temperatures were about 24 degrees.

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Added on July  8, 2018

Coast sunset

Coast sunset
Looking east over the coast, where sunset was lighting distant clouds. HFF and have a great weekend, everyone.

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Added on July  6, 2018

Out to pasture

Out to pasture
It's interesting to consider what once may have been the uses for this old horse-drawn steam engine. It's now parked alongside the road outside a rural property.
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Added on July  5, 2018