Christmas Bells

Christmas Bells
Christmas Bells - Blandfordia nobilis

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Creeks behind Fountaindale Road

Narrow creek cutting
Down in the tall Eucalypt forest, below Fountaindale Road is a track which leads to a deep creek.

Today Jim showed me the way across the creek, via a steep, but passable, set of rock steps. Above this crossing point is a still pool called "Lorna Doone's Pool" - something straight out of my childhood reading.






Moss covered rocks
The creeks above this wonderful pool rush down through a series
of very narrow crevices, between moss-covered rock faces.

In some places, these cuttings were 15 metres deep, but they were too hard to photograph with any perspective.







Still pool, above the cascades
Further up the creek, the ground levels out and a still pool mirrors what little light was shining this afternoon.






Jim stepping across the creek
At a shallow point, we could easily step across the little creek.







A Moss Garden
Having crossed the creek, we went thougha patch of TeaTree Scrub, and found this wonderful little Moss Garden, in a small, open glade.

1 comment:

Miss Eagle said...

Can I do this? If you think I could do it, I would love to book a trip on my next visit to Robertson, please, if I may....?