Friday, 16 November 2018

On the way up North

Continuing in Winter 2018 up north in New South Wales (NSW) to Murrurundi, NSW for a night.
On the way we came across cobwebs on the trees with frost on them.
The country side appeared to be a bit dry for early winter it was later in our journey that we came across the drought.
Sheep are seen in the long paddock, and some might recall the meaning of the long paddock - it's the side of the road for km or miles where cattle or sheep feed.







We turned to the left at the junction


A few of the houses as we went through a town




This photo was taken as we were moving along so hence it might be a bit blurred.

32 comments:

  1. I am imagine that you must have enjoyed capturing the frost with your camera being as it was a new phenomenon for you to experience, but I must admit that I too am surprised to see it in Australia.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The frost was something like I had never seen before, we do have frost in Tasmania where I live in winter but certainly not as hard as the ones we saw.
      Many places within Australia do have heavy frosts, mostly inland ones, it's just the we don't hear about it until we visit.

      Delete
  2. Se nota el frío en la primera imagen. El ganado lo tiene que pasar más con el largo período de sequía.

    Besos

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The long paddock as it's called comes in handy if feed to the sheep and cows becomes scares.

      Delete
  3. And you thought you left Tasmania to get away from the frost!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Ha! Yes indeed, but never mind certainly a hard frost there in that area, we were soon out of it.

      Delete
  4. Schöne Bilder von der Reise die Aufnahme von der Landschaft ist klasse.

    Noke

    ReplyDelete
  5. Replies
    1. Was beautiful bit of scenery looking back to that and seeing a lake in the distance...pretty drive through there.

      Delete
  6. I have visited the Murrurundi area on a number of occasions in my younger days.
    It is a really friendly place and quite fertile......farming land there in the 50/60/70's
    were priceless.
    I dread the idea of having to use "the long paddock". City slickers have no idea, careful, observant driving is a necessity. Stock in my books comes well and truly first in front of speed.
    Great photos.
    Bushranger Ben Hall's family came from this area.
    Cheers
    Colin

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Lovely scenery in that area Colin. Saw the monument to Ben Hall wasn't in the best of places to take a photo of it...

      Delete
  7. It's been quite a while since I last heard the term "long paddock". Lovely photos :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks River. Each time we go north we always see at least one long paddock :)

      Delete
  8. I've probably said it many times, but many of your pictures remind me of the central valley of California. I Know I've also mentioned I enjoy see examples of Australian buildings.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Absolutely stunning of countrysides, love it.

    ReplyDelete
  10. You certainly do have very interesting travels, Margaret...and we are the lucky ones who get to share some of them with you...thank you. :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Such lovely photographs, especially your first and second.

    All the best Jan

    ReplyDelete
  12. inspite of dry weather images show lots of beauty of your country my friend!

    houses are charming
    i loved all images :)

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for calling and your comment.
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." Aesop