Sunday, 18 June 2017

Something different!

Things one sees south of Sydney in Winter 2016.


South of west Sydney we saw the above then the car below, didn't see the accident was rather amused at seeing this man driving along the off road - highway.


Kiama light house on a hill over looking the sea.

Kiama is a township 120 kilometres south of Sydney in the Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. At the 2011 census, Kiama had a population of 12,817 people. One of the main tourist attractions is the Kiama Blowhole






The view to the left of the blowhole below


43 comments:

  1. Something different, indeed!

    Very interesting shots. I will try to learn more about that sea cave on google.

    Why was I so concerned about a 25 to 30 hour flight from here to Australia? I can now travel with you using my computer or my tablet! No jet lag and it is free!! :)

    Thanks!

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  2. ahhhhhhhhhhhh back to the deep blue sea.

    I was scratching my head when I read 'blowhole'...thankfully I only had to it pgdwn once. *big smile*

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  3. Certainly different things to see!
    Love your photo's of the lighthouse and the blowhole.

    All the best Jan

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  4. Wonderful things you saw. The blowhole is something I've never seen. It looks lovely.

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    1. So you don't have blowholes up your way - it's good that you could see the photo of the one I took then :)

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    2. Yes... we don't have them in Finland. I would love to see more photos of them.

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  5. The blow-hole reminds me of when I saw a whale do something similar.

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    1. It does and maybe that's how a blowhole got it's name.

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  6. Beautiful spectacle for the view, those jets of water which reach a great height.

    Kisses

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    1. Being interesting to know how high the highest one has been so far.

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  7. You have quite a collection of diverse photos here! Love the lighthouse & those blue seas.
    Have a great day!

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    1. Winter skies look good here in this part of the world.

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  8. The blowhole has claimed more than a few unwary lives too. It is lovely to see - as is the lighthouse.

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    1. I expect many over the years have fallen on the rocks there, the force of the water would be great in a storm.

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  9. Bloody great photos, I would love to see the lighthouse in person

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    1. The lighthouse stand very tall Jo-Anne and is rather magnificent with the sea behind it and in the foreground the green grass.

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  10. There are some similar things in the igneous outcroppings along the Oregon coast. This one is amazing. Also love the lighthouse.

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    1. There are a couple of blowholes here in Tasmania too - I think in many places in this world we would find many. At least you know where some are.

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  11. Wonders seen by one whose lens makes things more wonderful. I'm impressed

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  12. I'd love to be there for such an exciting wonder of nature.

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    1. It's a wonder being there, wondering when the spout of water is going to come up :)

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  13. Oh yes, I remember visiting that blowhole when I was young.

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  14. Yep - "The Kiama Blow Hole" - sure is some sight to see.
    I think the naval helicopter has something to do with the naval training
    base that is situated in that area - HMAS Crewell at Jervis Bay further south.
    Officer training in the navy is done there and then graduates can further
    their military training at ADFA (Duntroon, Canberra Defense College.
    An interesting part of Australia down Kiama way.
    Good photos.
    Colin

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    1. You are correct Colin - base near by apparently.
      Thanks.

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  15. I didn't know about the blowhole. That would be interesting to see in person.

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    1. It's a rather pretty spot there River - often blowholes about we don't know about.

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  16. Sometimes it is hard to see a blowhole working. You did well. You must have been getting close to home. You will just finish posting holiday photos and you will be away again.

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    1. Stood for awhile to get that blowhole photo Andrew.
      I doubt if I will finish last years holiday before we leave but yes, closer to home at that point.

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  17. That blowhole is quite spectacular. It's always interesting to discover natural phenomena like this.

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    1. IT is always, it would have been a better effect if one could get lower to show the height better of the water coming up.

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  18. Oh my! Both of those sights are a bit unusual. Poor car. Is the helicopter actually on the pole or just flying in front of it?
    Where's the whale that's shooting up all that water? Just kidding.
    That blowhole is quite amazing.
    YOU, have a great one.

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    1. Helicopter is on a pole Sandra :)
      Ha! I get you on the blowhole :)
      Stood there for ages to get that photo of water sprouting up.

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  19. Olá, as fotos são excelentes, a da agua a sair da rocha é espectacular, foi um belo momento fotografico.
    Feliz semana,
    AG

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    1. Something different to see the blowhole, not every place has one.
      Thank you.

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  20. Some amazing and amusing photos, great views too.
    All thebest, Gordon.

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