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FLOWERING GUM

Western Australia
In Australia there's always time to smell the flowers...but there's politics in Cacti & Succulent Shows

August 19th 2014
In Australia there's always time to smell the flowers. When we travel our senses are heightened by each new sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. So much we take for granted...relationships, possessions, health, safety, food and fun...and then there was the music. Recently when I visited Perth I experienced all of these things...and more. In quieter moments...sometimes its nice to just ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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19th August 2014

Flowering David
I adore and visit all botanic gardens, so was thrilled to see that Perth's inspired you to share your hidden talents. Congrats on melding your woodworking with plants and being rewarded for it. Great macro photos of these plants--so fun to be close. You Aussies have exported your gums all over the world, so the photos like this one from your yard made me homesick for California. Gorgeous!
19th August 2014

Flowering David
We share another passion Tara...the beauty Nature's flora palette throws up. That photo is a cracker blown up. As my desktop it is sensational.

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