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Australia, Mining Roundup - Karijini NP

Post by Blue... » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:57 am

Just thought I’d share a few pics with you guys when I took a little trip recently...

This is a picture of a Jetty in a place called Ceduna... Built around the time of WWI... the fishermen seem to like it :)

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Or if you like them in Black and White...

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But you know what’s really weird?

Before we left on our little tour one of the mrs clients came in.. she’s a fortune teller... one of two that place adds in our local paper... the other has an angel that talks to her, even during when you are talking with her... wtf I say... :shock:

But when this one found out that we were to cross the Nullarbor she knew of the longest straight in Australia... over 145 kilimeters long... she gave my mrs a reading for free for her trip... she said that while crossing the Nullarbor on the longest straight, we’d meet some Frenchmen at the east end, one of them riding a unicycle that was over 6 feet high who was juggling balls... at the other end.. the west end... there’d be a nude man jumping, a man that she knew... like wtf... just as well she didn’t pay her :lol:
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Post by sherri » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:59 am

Excellent photo.
Personally, I prefer the coloured one, because the orange-brown shade is so rich.

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Post by Blue... » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:12 am

the street lights before the jetty were of that orange colour that you see sometimes which helped enrich on colours on the beach... it is a set of two shots merged into one so that i could get better features...
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Post by gtirbri » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:00 am

very nice photo Blue, prefer the colour version :D

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Post by sherri » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:04 pm

Blue... wrote:But you know what’s really weird?

Before we left on our little tour one of the mrs clients came in.. she’s a fortune teller... one of two that place adds in our local paper... the other has an angel that talks to her, even during when you are talking with her... wtf I say... :shock:

But when this one found out that we were to cross the Nullarbor she knew of the longest straight in Australia... over 145 kilimeters long... she gave my mrs a reading for free for her trip... she said that while crossing the Nullarbor on the longest straight, we’d meet some Frenchmen at the east end, one of them riding a unicycle that was over 6 feet high who was juggling balls... at the other end.. the west end... there’d be a nude man jumping, a man that she knew... like wtf... just as well she didn’t pay her :lol:
No, even though she was having your wife on, I think she was gutsy. :wink:
Now that is what I call a real prediction. :D
You can tell if she is right or if she gets it wrong. :lol:
So many of these so called fortune tellers make their message so vague it is hard to get anything from it.
I've been reading a few lately, just to gauge if I could write the same sort of thing. It would be harder than it looks, to stay so vague.

PS I bet it made your trip more fun, looking out for the unicyclist and the nude man. :lol:

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Post by Blue... » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:56 pm

sherri wrote: Now that is what I call a real prediction. :D

:lol:
i'd reckon.... you'd have to be there to believe it, right?

east end

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west end

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that'll get the forum prudes going... :lol:
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Post by andysfootball » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:03 pm

the bloke on the unicycle takes a good photograph
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Post by tedster » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:06 pm

bloody uncanny that blue,,, :wink:

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Post by sherri » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:07 pm

Ground must be hot, he's still got his shoes and socks on.

PS Pay the fortune teller. She's worth it. :lol:

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Post by andysfootball » Sun Dec 30, 2012 11:09 pm

tedster wrote:bloody uncanny that blue,,, :wink:
what two gay blokes in the desert taking photo's of each other?

at least the juggler kept his clothes on
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Post by J Jackson » Mon Dec 31, 2012 6:09 am

Blue... wrote:
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Spot the dog !
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Post by Blue... » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:23 am

ok a change of pace...

times this by three days and you've made it across the Nullarbor :D



just add in a few of these and some road kill and thats pretty much it :D...



You know... I was just thinking ..

I don’t think I’ve ever been on a road trip that something hasn’t happened out of the norm... for instance... if someone had told me that I’d meet two Frenchmen on a 10 foot unicycle while travelling on the Nullarbor I’d have told them to fk off... lol ....
We had stopped back up the road 30 or 40 ks back because we thought we heard a clunking noise and while on the side of the road this bongo van goes past that I wave to.. you know, one of those wikileaks ones...

There’s a service station at the east end on the longest straight and we’d taken our pictures and were about to leave when the bongo van pulls out of the service station and stops behind us.. the two Frenchmen... one of them jumps out and runs up and struggles with his English saying something about wanting to make it special and something about a unicycle... “stay here, stay here” he says.. I thought he must have wanted me to take the pictures of him and his mate but his mate took a lot of their own pictures... we didn’t wake up till later on that the special event was for us... he wanted to make this picture with this sign special for us.... like who does that?
and here’s me thinking that the biggest incident that would happen was a fricken flat tyre on the van on the first day...
At the other end of the Nullarbor straight I took pictures for this young couple on the roof of their car which is parked in front of the Western end sign...

The time before when I took the bike across the Nullarbor, I met this crazy b*****d with rotting teeth called mick... he wanted me to go to Broome with him (his destination) after a short time of knowing him.... he even followed me to my camp site to camp up next to me instead of going on like he said he was to cockabiddy... omg... I road the wheels off me bike the next day to get away from him rofl :lol: ...

With our tour around NSW we ran into a plague of locusts of biblical proportions... on that same trip at broken hill a guy a few doors down from us at a park had an epileptic fit late one night which scared the shitters out of most residents.. they all hid inside while I guided the ambulance and made sure his family were ok... some people... pfft.. I was a little nervous myself btw..

On our middle of Australia trip we met up with a man from Japan and another from Germany on motorcycles... the Japan guy helped us pick up the Goldwing when I dropped it in wet clay on the side of the road at Uluru, the German guy we helped with direction at the same location... we met up again at Kings Canyon and drank beers at the local bar that had an outback show running... we had a few too many that night... oh boy... lol
Ya gotta luv Australia and the people in it.. no matter what nationality... :D

Mind you.. there was this Aboriginal in Kalgoorlie sitting around at the local shopping centre near the ATM machine... fair dinkum...i can't repeat what i sad to him on here after the way i heard him talk at some people and trying to stop young women :evil:
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Post by anna » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:24 pm

:lol: good thread Blue ....but can you please explain what this is ?? i carnt understand what this shadow is from ?
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Post by tedster » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:44 pm

well spoted anna,,come on blue,, :wink:

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Post by J Jackson » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:58 pm

More to the question,nee one spotted the dog yet ?
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Post by anna » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:19 pm

is it on his hat ?

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Post by tedster » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:28 pm

is it on the blokies belly JJ,, :?:

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Post by J Jackson » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:30 pm

Look at my link then stare at Blues chest but not ina gay wayunless your Andy !.
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Post by anna » Mon Dec 31, 2012 5:00 pm

:D i see it now ....

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Post by sherri » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:34 pm

:lol: :lol:
What would we do without you, JJ?

And surely that's not you, is it Blue?
You'll get sunburnt if you wander round in only your jocks, you know. :lol: [-X

And that shadow is intriguing, anna. Alien invasion-we're under observation- is my guess.

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