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Australia

The ancient continent Down Under, with awe-inspiring prehistorical landscapes, tropical beaches and unique flora and fauna.

The opal fields of Lightning Ridge.

Hiking Mount Amos with a view over Wineglass Bay.

The tropical wilderness of Hinchinbrook Island.

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. The Wollemi Protea is 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 and take hold of you when you venture into the opal fields of Lightning Ridge and The Grawin. 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.

Aurora Solaris – The sunset version of northern lights

Aurora Solaris – The sunset version of northern lights

The landscapes of Australia are truly out of this world, and so are the sunsets. This is the incredible sunset at Wollemi National Park, home of the prehistoric Wollemi Pine. It was like an Aurora Solaris – the sunset version of northern lights.

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