I just loved watching the flowing of picnikers, tourists, and hikers through the National Park picnic areas. And then this group of people arrived and brought out platefuls of wonderful food, that pervaded the air. There were Caucasians, Melanesians, and Polynesians in this group. As the day went by the sound of voices in many languages from this and other groups intermixed as if in a concerto with the sounds of the black cockatoos, rosellas, sulpher-crested cockatoos, honey-eaters, and myriad other birds. But the chaotic branches wove a canopy above it all, as if to protect them lightly from the sun of the azure sky, and then from the threat of an accumulating storm above. And I was glad I was there. Ian
Hi, Ian! I glad too what you was there because if you there were not, then I wouldn't read through such interesting story. Your comments to photos are very fascinating and rather cognitive. I've learned many amazing things. Looking at your pictures and reading your comments - I see that you felt during the moment of photographing. I've learned a lot of new. Thank you!
With the best regard, Sergej.
Just a bit more information for you Sergej: These women were leaders from churches in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea accompanied by some Australian hosts. I also met tourists from Chile, Brazil, Germany, Lebanon, Korea, England, Taiwan and India that day. As well there was a diversity of ethnic origins among the resident Australians that were in the park and on the walking tracks to lookouts, the waterfalls, and under the cliffs.
These people are carriers of a spiritual legacy. These people are carriers of their national traditions and cultures. And I know - they all understand each other because they speak in one language - in language of heart. You and they do greater work. All of you together give people the hope.
Thankyou indeed for your encouragment. I am glad to encourage you too. Ian
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Photo taken in Wentworth Falls NSW 2782, Australia
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