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Flower Art – Carnarvon Gorge Tropical Milkweed

Flower Art – Carnarvon Gorge Tropical Milkweed

The Art of Nature – Flower Art. Carnarvon Gorge Tropical Milkweed. Also known as Asclepias curassavica. Carnarvon Gorge, Queensland., Australia.

Flower Art – Victorian Thistle

Flower Art – Victorian Thistle

The Art of Nature – Flower Art. Victorian Thistle. Fluffy wild thistle flowers, Panton Hill, Melbourne, Australia.

Flower Art – Tasmanian Rhododendron

Flower Art – Tasmanian Rhododendron

The Art of Nature – Flower Art. Tasmanian Rhododendron with delicate flowers. Strahan, Tasmania.

Flower Art – Magnetic Island Frangipani

Flower Art – Magnetic Island Frangipani

The Art of Nature – Flower Art. Magnetic Island Frangipani. Lusciously coloured & fragrant tropical frangipani flowers, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia.

Bushnut Art – Australian Eucalypt

Bushnut Art – Australian Eucalypt

The Art of Nature – Bushnut Art. Australian Eucalypt. Bush nuts and gum leaves, Bruny Island, Tasmania.

Flower Art – Wollemi Protea

Flower Art – Wollemi Protea

The Art of Nature – Flower Art. Wollemi Protea. Originally native to South Africa, but now widely spread across the Southern Hemisphere. Closely related to the Australian waratah, banksia and macademia. All come with huge bulky intricate flowers, producing pretty seedpods & bushnuts that are truly works of art.

The opal fields of Lightning Ridge – The mesmerizing draw of luminous stone

The opal fields of Lightning Ridge – The mesmerizing draw of luminous stone

Opal fever is real. It will draw you in when you venture into the opal fields of Lightning Ridge and The Grawin beyond. The only place in the world where the elusive black opal is found. It’s like northern lights and a volcanic eruption simultaneously frozen into iridescent stone, forged from the ancient depths of Gondwana. And it’s difficult not to get enchanted by its beauty.

GeekPic! @ Lightning Ridge

GeekPic! @ Lightning Ridge

GeekPic at Lightning Ridge opal mine underground museum. Opal fever is real. It will take hold of you when you venture into the town of Lightning Ridge, where the cracks in the earth are filled with the most precious stone of them all. This is where the elusive black opal is found. And it’s difficult not to get enchanted by its beauty.

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