Nile is located south of Launceston here in Tasmania, Australia and has about 150 people in their rural town and area.
The first photo we see the post box and phone booth. Once there was a Post Office but of course replaced now.
The old Church up the road has been relocated from elsewhere, someone thought it was a good idea obviously but it's become an eye saw these days along with the old home across the road.. The river is the Nile River.
The map show where Nile is with the red dot.
such a lush beautiful area dear Margaret !ReplyDelete
enjoyed the post office story .
blessings to you and loved ones!
That delapidated house is an eyesore to the community.ReplyDelete
It sure is Catarina, the house is out of town a bit but still an eyesore.Delete
I like the river!ReplyDelete
People probably settled near the river so they had water back in the day.Delete
I cambiamenti sono sempre un pò traumatici per chi è abituato alle cose tradizionali, ma alla fine ci si abitua. Ciao Margharet un abbraccio e buona settimana, Angelo.ReplyDelete
So many people don't care for change, however with so few people in the town of Nile I can easily see why they closed the Post Office, but I can only imagine how the people didn't like it.Delete
What beautiful pictures.ReplyDelete
I like the wooden house and the river.
I enjoyed it.
Someone's home years ago, but alas no more.Delete
Margaret, I virtually follow you on your journey through different parts of AustrliaReplyDelete
Hope you are enjoying it Norma, it's good for me to find the photos of all the places I've been within Australia..I'm sure I have lost some photos of the years.Delete
Oh the stories the walls of that house could tell...ReplyDelete
It definitely could EC and the hard times those people who lived in there had.Delete
It reminds the Egyptian Nile river. Hopefully, Tasmania's Nile river's floods are under control and not causing big damage.ReplyDelete
I do believe that the Nile River has flooded in the past but a long time ago, the Nile River flows into another one.Delete
Todo está muy tranuqilo. Esa antigua casa, se ha quedado sin gentes que la habiten. Me gusta mucho la foto del río.ReplyDelete
Very quite place there at Nile, the old house so over grown with grass a good fire hazard too.Delete
The old house is in really bad shape, they should tear it down. I like the view of the river, very nice. As for the church, what a weird location to place it. I wonder if any people went to a service there.ReplyDelete
I'm sure no one went to the Church for a service or anything, it was just placed there and that was that! Silly idea. There is a brick church in Nile township which is rather nice and that one is used apparently but it was locked.Delete
I agree the old house should be dismantled and it's a fire hazard with all the long grass there, but I expect no one will clean it up.
Qué bonita la iglesia, es una preciosidad. Da pena ver casas abandonadas y muriendo poco a poco.ReplyDelete
Son muy lindas las fotos.
Ten un buen jueves.
It is a pity that no one cares for these old places and probably no one might know who owned the house, but I do secretly think someone would know and they could then tidy up the place.Delete
The river looks nice. Is it the Nile or South Esk?ReplyDelete
Nile River Andrew, it runs into the South Esk...Nile River often used to have many logs flowing down it/along it and some time back it 'fixed' somehow to flow freely so there wasn't too much erosion and so on.Delete
I like the little church. Sad to see it empty!ReplyDelete
It has been a cute little church but no one cares for it now - sad really as it most likely will stand there and fall down.Delete
Lovely place. With a new coat of paint, the church will look good. The old house is an eyesore and should be pulled down.ReplyDelete
The old house wants pulling down and the church a few coasts of paint but I expect no one would use the church and it's beyond my imagination why it was placed there from another area.Delete
I see that you are not immune from spammers--- SO many small towns in our part of the world are disappearing due to lack of need. An excellent post.ReplyDelete
Yes, one spammer at the moment now deleted once again.
So many towns have just a skeleton population these days, pity really but that's life.
Gostei destes olhares fotográficos.ReplyDelete
Um abraço e continuação de uma boa semana.
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros
So sad to see that house in abandon.
Nile is a beautiful place.
Nile is a sweet little town just a few streets.Delete
Churches, relocated or otherwise, generally lack congregations these days.ReplyDelete
They do indeed, not many people and less as time goes on.Delete
It is certainly a very quiet place.
I really liked the first photo and the photo of the church, it looks so small.
I also like to take pictures of old houses, I always think about how the lives of the people who lived there would have been.
If only we knew the history of these old houses it would be very interesting.Delete
The church would have held a very big congregation.
How Cool Is That - So Rich In History - Have A Wonderful WeekendReplyDelete
Lovely photos Margaret! Sad to see the old places go. The church would still look good with a bit of paint but the old house is beyond that now. Must have looked very pretty in its heyday. I see places like this on many of our road trips. Thanks always for the interesting blog post and that map, always interesting to see where things are.ReplyDelete
You are welcome Denise, many places back in the day were built next to the road it seems it was the trend too noisy these days..Delete
Another town I've not heard of previously.ReplyDelete
Take care...enjoy the rest of the weekend. :)
I always enjoy seeing your photographs.ReplyDelete
My favourite today is the third one ...
All the best Jan
Thank you JanDelete
Un paesino veramente piccolo.ReplyDelete
Però deve essere bellissimo vivere in queste piccole realtà.
Would be nice c to live there if you like peace and quiet.Delete
Lovely old houses, in nature.ReplyDelete
Yes Bob certainly not suburbia.Delete
River's water looks so pure and clean.ReplyDelete
It does look clean the water, it comes from the hills and mountains.Delete
Se ve precioso, me encanta el río. Abrazos Margaret.ReplyDelete
Nice river to have flowing at your back door.Delete