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Friday, September 27, 2013

Quarantine Spring Skies


Morning Spring skies over a part of the Point Nepean historic Quarantine area complex.
Opened in 1852, the quarantine station contains the oldest barracks-style accommodation built for quarantine purposes in Australia,
pre-dating the oldest intact quarantine structures at North Head, Sydney NSW, by 16 years.
For more details see HERE.


a sad old world
languishing now in the folds
of scenic beauty


Linking to:
SkyWatch Friday


14 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful, happy spring skies and a gorgeous capture for the day! Interesting history, too! Thanks as always for sharing, Gemma! Have a lovely weekend!

eileeninmd said...

What a pretty sky, looks like a lovely day. Happy skywatching and have a great weekend!

Kay L. Davies said...

Gorgeous sky, Gemma, and your poem is perfect for the area as well as the sky.
K

acreativeharbor.com said...

Magnificent sky shot ~ filled with swirling energy clouds ~ beautiful! for SWF ~ carol ^_^

Jim said...

Great sky shot.

Kusum Sanu said...

lovely sky!

Rajesh said...

Beautiful and scenic.

Karen said...

Such a great variety of clouds! Excellent capture!

lina@women said...

Lovely sky and scene.

Indrani said...

Perfect skies for a day long outing.
Great shot!

Hilda said...

If I had to be quarantined, I would like it to be in a place this beautiful.

Steffi said...

Very beautiful photo for SWF,Gemma!
This is a place to be for me.Have a nice weekend.

Lea said...

Fantastic sky!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

NatureFootstep said...

a perfect sky. Love it!

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