Lonely graves, Mount Palmer

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Comments (11)

Henry Scoggin on December 11, 2012


ebi lutze on December 12, 2012

Hi Caroline From the group A1-Unique Australia *. I always stop on those sides and read the inscription. Gives one a great inside of live in a earlier time. *L Regards Ebi

GasGasL€X on December 12, 2012

So easy to drive right by these hidden little graves.. Nice of you to have found it..

InTheBush on December 12, 2012

Hi Ebi, I always stop too, and although I agree with you that they help to give a good insight into life (and therefore death) in the particular area...I often wonder if I am being too morbid by looking at the graves, hmmmm, I don't know...what do you think Lex? I suppose I think that if it was my grave I would like someone to respectfully take notice...maybe.

GasGasL€X on December 12, 2012

These old pioneer graves are a fascinating history lesson, at least some are when there is a bit of a story on the epitaph...

Derek Graham on December 13, 2012

OH! now your talking !! The Count is in da room :o)

jockswa on December 13, 2012

I always feel sorry for people who's remains are so far away from civilisation in a desolate place and are destined to be lost and forgotten one day. Nothing to feel morbid about FS. Most of us probably would like to think others would stop by to reflect. Me, I just want my ashes chucked into the ocean where I've spent so many of the best times of my life.

William Holmes on December 15, 2012

Nice shot preserving history... I think the person buried there would be happy to have visitors. I've never been to Australia but from what I see on American Tv it doesn't look like modern graves such as this would be out of the question in the outback since the distances between populated places is so vast. Think Americas pioneer days... If a member of the travelling party died on the trail... What to do with them ?

InTheBush on December 15, 2012

Pretty much the same here WRH. Much too far to take them to the nearest sizeable town. And when this was home, why would they have wanted to go elsewhere?

And, Thank You, Jock :-)

Derek Graham on December 15, 2012

I'd have been P'd off when everyone left - no one to haunt.

InTheBush on December 15, 2012

Except keen bush travellers or mad wannabe photographers....

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