Thursday, 5 January 2017

Tropical Forest, Cairns. Queensland.

Tropical Forest near Lake Morris, Cairns. Queensland.
Post below.


Taken whilst the car was moving, so not totally sharp.
Tree ferns, tops are same as we have in our rain forest in Tasmania.




This one was taken near the Cafe

44 comments:

  1. This is a dream destination for a birder. I would love to visit Queensland but I doubt that I ever will!

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    1. Many birds in that bush there Davis, you never know you might get here.

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  2. so beautiful... it reminds me my trip to Hawaii 7 years back..

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    1. A tropical place too - similar trees and know doubt some the same.

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  3. Looks a bit like Tampa. Except don't you have some hills down that way? Flat as a pancake here.

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    1. Mostly hills and mountains in the Cairns area, only flatter by the sea.

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  4. Everything is so huge in Australia. :)
    Fantastic nature and lovely photos.

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    1. Certainly is a big country when you consider all of Europe and a bit more will fit within Australia.
      Thanks.

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  5. wow tree ferns are really amazing for me who lives in different continent

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    1. They are nice those ferns, they do stand out in the rain forest.

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    1. Thanks Jo-Anne...one day you might get to Cairns in the winter.

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    1. Always a bit humid in the tropics, for us seeing as where we come from.

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  8. Very impressive pictures Thanks for the show around

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  9. Wonderful big green leaves so so pretty.
    Merle.................

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    1. Those leaves are very big - nice to get under for shade.

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  10. Love the big leaves on plant. Reminds me I should be drinking ice tea. Instead of hot chocolate like here in Idaho.
    Coffee is on

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  11. I love tropical rain forests, the lush greenery, the brilliant splash of an occasional flower. So beautiful. Heaven for me would be a house on a cliff with a rain forest behind and an ocean in front.

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    1. What a lovely picture you tell there River, would be nice.

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  12. loved these shots .though you took from running car still lenses and handling are amazing .
    Rain forests are dream destinations for me as we do not have any near to us .But through your brilliant photos i can feel the freshness of breeze and delight of senses !
    thank you for sharing the pleasure dear friend !
    Wishing you and family a very Happy ,Healthy <safe and Prosperous new year.

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    1. The camera does a good job when the vehicle is moving, always pleased with the photos.
      Thanks you and the same to you and your family.

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  13. Beautiful photos. Hope you are having a nice week.

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    1. Thanks Mildred.
      Week is just about over now - wow, it's Friday already.

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    1. Lots of green there in Cairns, never seen it any other way.

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  15. Beautiful leaves, all in the green, one of my favourites.

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    1. Always love to see the green trees...and in all areas of Australia they are different, different versions/species.

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  16. The tropical plants are extremely beautiful.

    Kisses

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    1. They are lovely, and we don't see the same where I live for the climate is Temperate.

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  17. Wonderful photos, Margaret, both on this post and your previous post. And the tree ferns are stunning...I love tree ferns. We had a three of them around our house when my ex and I lived at Sunshine Beach.

    I hope 2017 fulfills all your dreams. :)

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    1. I bet those tree ferns looked lovely, they do span out a fair bit.
      Thanks, not sure what the 'dreams' are for 2017 as yet.

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  18. Absolutely stunning. I love the lushness of rainforest.

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  19. It is interesting that Tasmania and Cairns are miles apart yet there are similarities in their flora.

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    1. It's the nature of our beautiful country....so different yet similar in many ways.

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  20. It just looks so lush ... beautiful

    All the best Jan

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    1. It does look ever so green, always does when we visit there.

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