The Chapel – Montville, the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Sun streaming through The Chapel – Montville, on a slightly brisk winter’s dawn in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

The Chapel-Montville 2AM-005120 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Cheers 🙂

 

Cattle on the move – the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Early morn’ and greeting the dawn with some cattle on the ‘moo ve’ near Maleny in the Sunshine Coast hinterland of Queensland.

Maleny Cattle 2AM-005104 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

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‘Best of all Lookout’, Springbrook National Park – the Scenic Rim, Queensland.

This post is of the lush forest and 2,000 year old Antarctic Beech Trees (Nothofagus moorei) along the short trail to a lookout called Best of All Lookout within Springbrook National Park – itself within the fabulous Scenic Rim region of Queensland.

Conditions didn’t favour images from the lookout on my visit, but I shall return 😀

Springbrook National Park 2AM 4987-4988 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM-004970 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM-004972 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

The next two images show the bases of Antarctic beech trees – old and gnarly and amazing to view!

Springbrook National Park 2AM-004979 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM-004984 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM 5001-5003 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

“Selfie”

Springbrook National Park 2AM 4990_4993 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cheers 🙂

 

Purling Brook Falls and Goomoolahra Falls, Springbrook National Park – the Scenic Rim, Queensland.

This post is of the spectacular Purling Brook (Purlingbrook) Falls and Goomoolahra Falls (also known as Bilbrough Falls) within Springbrook National Park – itself within the fabulous Scenic Rim region of Queensland.

What’s not to like about rainbows among waterfalls 😉

The first two images are taken with a drone: the first image is a two image vertical panorama, and the second is a single frame.

Goomoolahra Falls 2AM 0987-0998 stitch ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Goomoolahra Falls 2AM- 001011 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Purlingbrook Falls 2AM-004961 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cheers 🙂

 

Natural Bridge, Springbrook National Park – the Scenic Rim, Queensland.

This post is of the spectacular ‘Natural Bridge’ feature within Springbrook National Park – itself within the fabulous Scenic Rim region of Queensland. It requires a short and gentle scenic hike that is well worth taking.

At the beginning of the trail there is a junction: turn left and walk the circuit in a clockwise direction for the easiest hike (take steps down rather than ascend). Here is the junction point showing the “left” option…

Springbrook National Park 2AM 4911-4913 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Springbrook National Park 2AM 4824-4827 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM 4884-4885 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook National Park 2AM 4889-4891 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

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Springbrook National Park 2AM 4899-4901 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook NP 2AM 4834-4836 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook NP 2AM 4839-4841 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Springbrook NP 2AM 4862-4864 HDR ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Cheers 🙂

Velothon Sunshine Coast, Queensland, 2017

A glorious Sunshine Coast winter’s day for Stage 2 of the Velothon Sunshine Coast, 2017.

 

Dawn at Moffat Beach, immediately prior to the days riding.

Moffat Beach 2AM-005007 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Ready to ride…

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005011 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Mount Tibrogargan backdrop.

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005062 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Mount Coonowrin (“Crookneck”) backdrop.

Sunshine Coast Velathon 2AM-005101 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

Cheers 🙂

 

 

Surfers and wave refraction at Rainbow Bay, Coolangatta, on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Surfers and wave refraction around Snapper Rocks into Rainbow Bay, Coolangatta, on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Rainbow Bay 2AM-004773 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009090 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009092 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009093 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009096 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009098 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009099 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009102 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009109 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009146 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009152 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009157 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009160 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

 

Rainbow Bay 2AM-009163 ©Andrew McInnes. All Rights Reserved.

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