I love a sunburnt country

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    I love a sunburnt country,
    A land of sweeping plains,
    Of ragged mountain ranges,
    Of drought and flooding rains,
    I love her far horizons,
    I love her jewel sea,
    Her beauty and her terror -
    The wide brown land for me.
    Dorothea MacKellar
    We went for a trip to Cowra for the weekend. So I had a go at landscapes for a change ,as there was so much beautiful countryside along the way

    Julieanne Wiseman, Kelvin Wong (Away), and 42 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. lonniec61 90 months ago | reply

      lovely countryside!!!!! neat windmill, never seen one set up that short, wouldn't need to on the open fields

    2. okiraku_diver [deleted] 90 months ago | reply

      Congrats on Explore

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    3. Denis Collette...!!! 90 months ago | reply

      #485 on Explore!

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    4. austinbriab 90 months ago | reply

      Yoiu can spot an Aussie image anywhere..beautiful Louise.

    5. waferkitty 90 months ago | reply

      That is my favourite Australian poem ... excellent companion to this shot :)
      seen in the Australian Female Photographers group

      This amazing shot is invited
      in Empyrean Land - and Cityscapes

      Empyrean Land- and Cityscapes! (invite only)

    6. play4smee 90 months ago | reply

      Brilliant! When I was younger I worked as a jillaroo and had to fix windmills from time to time. This just brought back so many memories - thank you!!!!

    7. curious_spider 90 months ago | reply

      Don't we all?


    8. whoops vision 90 months ago | reply

      A wonderful Australian landscape !!

    9. The Cat & Her Fiddle [deleted] 90 months ago | reply

      Oh wow. I've always wanted to visit a place like this. Pretty.

    10. trueclearlight 90 months ago | reply

      Classic Aussie country, that's a real beaut of a shot!

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    11. =Tom= 89 months ago | reply

      Damn girl this is beautiful. I love it!

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    12. FloridaFliss 67 months ago | reply

      Makes me homesick... that is for sure...

    13. Eddi van W. 59 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Creative Commons- Free Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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    14. spelio 54 months ago | reply

      We sang this last night with our "singaustralia" choir and the thought occurred to me that you could illustrate each line with a photo, in a set, or Gallery!

    15. spelio 54 months ago | reply

      I must have seen this one day!!!

    16. spelio 50 months ago | reply

      loved this article published in the Canberra Times..
      By Kerry Cue

      Psycho Oz!
      by Kerry Cue

      Australians all let us freak out,
      For we are spooked you see;
      We've a scary land, we don't understand;
      Our home is so creepy.
      Our land's red heart is sort of weird
      There's freaking nothing there!
      We cling to the coast, a British outpost;
      Freak out Australia, yeah!

      I love a psycho country
      A land of badass plains
      Of whacko mountain ranges
      Sick droughts and random rains
      I lover her weird horizons
      I lover her aggro sea
      Her tarty mad bitch manner
      The looney land for me!

      Kerry Cue

      The Canberra Times,
      26th Jan 2011

    17. ♥ saj255 ♥ 33 months ago | reply

      NIce shot, I was searching for accommodation on Ourpatch and saw it and thought ooh that's one of my contact's photos - well done :)

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