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PURNULULU NATIONAL PARK - PICCANINNY TRAIL #3

By JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
Walking along the Piccaninny Trail is one of the most fantastic walk to be done in Purnunululu. In June, the temperature was ideal and there was no-one on the trail.

The 239,723 ha Purnululu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. It is located in the Bungle Bungle Range composed of Devonian-age quartz sandstone which have been eroded over a period of 20 million years into a series of beehive-shaped towers or cones which make the landscape unique.

In the rainy season (November to March-April), the creek is a raging river, very deep and powerful. In the dry season, there are in places some stagnant ponds. Sometimes you can manage to walk along the water but at other times you need to find your own way among the spinifex grass which scratches your bare legs.

Tags: Australia Western australia Landscape and travel Purnululu national park EAST KIMBERLEY BUNGLE BUNGLE RANGE ORD REGION PICCANINNY TRAIL

Voters: PhillipMinnis, marktc, moiral and 21 more


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marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2012 8:57AM
3 smashing images.

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PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
22 Sep 2012 8:58AM
A nice image, Jean-Noel. I've never been to this part of Australia. You have captured some great images in this region.


Cheers

Phil
moiral 6 12 Scotland
22 Sep 2012 9:14AM
Amazing looking scenery. Moira
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 Sep 2012 10:35AM
More excellent geology, Jean-Noel. v3 has a lovely balanced composition to it as well.

Dave
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2012 10:58AM
Three beautifully composed images Jean, each full of stunning scenery, tones textures and light in abundance. My particular favourite for today is photograph number III which depicts the almost dried out creek, which you seemed to have captured from the perfect point of view.

Regards Nathan
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Sep 2012 11:42AM
Three excellent shots documenting the Trail and compositionally my order would be V 3, V 1 and then V 2.
All show off the structure and detail in the terrain so well.
Ronnie.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Sep 2012 1:08PM
Beautiful scenery---with interesting botanicals-- scratchy grass is common here, too--
22 Sep 2012 2:36PM
Three lovely images. Would love to walk that trail, it looks so inviting....
Sandy
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
22 Sep 2012 3:09PM
Mor wonderful scenery, Jean-Noel, great captures. Carol
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
22 Sep 2012 6:44PM
They are all good JN but I think V3 is top for composition.
Joan.
22 Sep 2012 9:33PM
Three lovely images, looks inviting
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
23 Sep 2012 1:15PM

Quote:Beautiful scenery---with interesting botanicals-- scratchy grass is common here, too--


My thoughts too, wonderful scenery JNC,
Geoff.
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 8:50PM
Great series and narrative.
Matt
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2012 9:34AM
Wonderful scenery indeed.
Carole
AndreaJ 4 24 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2012 11:22AM
lovely x wish I was there now!
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
29 Oct 2012 6:43PM
Some beautiful scenery JNC, a fine set indeed

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