They do love the Australian native bottle brush plants when they are in bloom which attract these colorful birds to this particular plant and are most certainly noisy #lovenature.
Central Queensland Australia
Had a great time with sunflowers planted in my backyard last year 2022 #sunflowers. Qld Australia
My holiday started on the 14th of June 2023. Booked on Qantas flight from Rockhampton in Queensland to Brisbane overnight and to Port Moresby. Landing at Jacksons’ airport went through customs and waited for the Stanley Hotel Courtesy to get on the bus en route to one of the newest hotels and after checking in at the hotel reception, went to buy a bottle of water. As I headed to ask someone for directions to the shops stopped on the second level, and was admiring the Glass Stairs when the security saw me come over and told me that the hotel was owned by a Chinese Businessman and that the design of the glass stairs was actually a dragon-shaped all the way up to the top floor.
Stanly Hotel Port Moresby Papua New Guinea
Day 2 3 and 4. I was supposed to travel by Airlines Papua New Guinea to Alotau Milne Bay Province but due to the cancellation of my 2-day flight, I had to find another accommodation and was lucky enough that the airline put me up at Airways Hotel. At the front reception area was a gift shop with a couple of beautiful PNG carvings.
Gateway Hotel Gift Shop with the beautiful artifacts
Airways Hotel gift shop with art display. Don’t get me wrong I love this country for I was born on the remote island of Milne Bay Province. Waiting for the next flight is exhausting. All the planning and budgeting before the trip is way overrated. Limited travel money and ending up to have extra expenses were not part of the plan. Friday came it was the day to travel to my province, excited, and things were looking up but nobody could have predicted what we were headed for. Milne Bay Province like many other provinces in PNG has rugged and high mountains and tropical so it rains constantly. Heard that it had been raining for months and a little sunshine did nothing to clear the fog and clouds as we approached Alotau there was no way the pilot could have landed the plane and the final decision was to turn back wondering who was going to be paying for our accommodations. As we were waiting for our luggage the announcement was made that the airline was not going to accommodate us, it was a cause of nature so we dug deeper for another extra expense.
He was my reasons for taking an interest on taking pictures, he bought me a birthday gift nikon D7 100 plus lenses and showed me all the basics and on how to go about everything he knew and researched online. I tried as much as I can to read the instructions but alas, to many fine prints and I get so bored. In the end all I wanted to do was take the camera out and take pictures and experiment with the settings, and I think I was finally understanding it when he passed away last year and I could not do it anymore heart broken and broken and beyond …
Edited on snapshot..one other bulb that I tried growing very disappointing that only few survived, still appreciated its beauty ❤️
On a branch of a gumtree on a close up shot.
A regular Bunnings customer and when I walked past the flowers sections I saw these bulbs, I thought to try and plant them in winter in a subtropical climate. Three colours and here they are absolutely love them ❤️
Every year in autumn we get this beautiful orange firery sunrise❤️
Yesterday afternoon a shot on my balcony