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AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Dromana Bridge


This is McCulloch Street leading from Dromana on the foreshore up into the Dromana Hills on Arthurs Seat mountain.
Toward the centre of this photo you can see one of several Mornington Peninsula freeway bridges.

Easing traffic flow
Functional bridge with small charm
Beauty of access


The bridge is of simple design but practically it's a very effective link between the peninsula townships.
(I took this photo in between the swooshing of the wiper blades! Almost made it!)


Sunday Bridges is hosted by Louis La Vache @ San Francisco Bay Daily Photo

7 comments:

J Bar said...

Good one.

joo said...

I love the perspective in your photos, and the delicate mist:)

Pat said...

That first shot actually gave me tickles in my stomach! Ha!

BLOGitse said...

Australia, aaah, Australia I miss you!
snif!

Genie said...

Plain old bridge of simple design work just as well as the fancy new ones. The purpose it to move people and traffic from point A to point B, and this one looks to be able to do it quite well. Another misty day, I see. We have ben having a lot of those lately. Sadly my computer would not let me see your first picture so am only commenting on the second. Sometimes it will do that for no reason at all. I just get a question mark in the middle of a blue square and no photo. genie

Louis la Vache said...

hee hee... A different kind of drive-by shooting!
Shooting a photo of a bridge while driving in the rain!

Belatedly, «Louis» thanks you for your contribution to Sunday Bridges.

Linnea said...

Serves its purpose, right! Even when the skies are gray, your neighborhood is picturesque! Thanks for stopping by.

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