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On the road again

April 9, 2012

On the road southwards from Canberra, Australia. A view back towards the north.

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  1. April 9, 2012 1:38 pm

    Please enlighten me…. The red things in the road, are they some sort of lights or? 🙂


    • April 11, 2012 1:21 am

      It was a visible and audible (when you drove over them!) delineation of the roadway. For safety, you know. Like our “rumle striber” here in Denmark. The color is red on one side (right) – and white on the opposite side (left – in Australia you drive in this side!).


  2. April 9, 2012 2:08 pm

    Wonderful composition; the road goes on forever! I’m curious about the red object too.


    • April 11, 2012 1:23 am

      For us from a little country it was overwhelming to drive along these “endless” roads in this giant country….


  3. April 9, 2012 2:20 pm

    What a lovely shot ! Don’t know if the red object is there on purpose, as part of your shot, but the eye is certainly drawn to it ….


    • April 11, 2012 1:26 am

      The purpose is safety (see explanation above) – but I thought it was a nice and funny detail to bring in focus….


  4. April 11, 2012 4:18 am

    truels, beautiful picture and looking forward to seeing more. 🙂


  5. April 11, 2012 5:39 am

    This is what the roads in South Africa look like – long, straight and disappear over the horizen. This is a great shot to show the expansive landscape and hours one can drive before seeing other signs of life.


  6. April 11, 2012 6:02 am

    How I wish I were on the road again in this fabulous country ! Endless roads to a wide horizon and sky. A wonderful image that really looks very Australian to me.


    • April 11, 2012 3:35 pm

      Very typical view in Australia, it is so different from little Denmark!


  7. April 11, 2012 11:22 am

    Easy Rider – but I think you lost something 🙂


    • April 11, 2012 3:36 pm

      I don’t think I lost something – there 😉 – if it is the red “thing” – look at my comment to Hanne……


  8. April 11, 2012 5:44 pm

    Great shot! I like your composition with the road in the middle of the picture.
    I wish you a nice evening, Truels!

    (Her blir det barndåp til helga…Amanda skal i ilden…)


    • April 12, 2012 8:34 pm

      Jeg er LIDT misundelig på dig – over barnebarnet Amanda! Glæder mig til mine store tøser på 22 og 24 når dertil…
      Hvor gamle er dine børn?
      Og tak for din kommentar, god aften – og god fredag til dig!


      • April 12, 2012 9:33 pm

        Sønnen min blir 30 og blir pappa til sommeren,
        Dattera mi er 27 og mor til Amanda…
        Gled deg!


        • April 12, 2012 9:58 pm

          Ja, lidt ældre er dine børn jo…. – Så, tålmodighed må man vel fatte sig med! Og så får du endnu et lille vidunder til sommer – TILLYKKE!


  9. April 12, 2012 9:10 am

    Blue mountain ahead. Enjoyable photo which let its watcher to guess what there is.


    • April 12, 2012 8:35 pm

      Ahead is always something exciting and wonderful when travelling in Australia!


  10. April 13, 2012 5:40 pm

    Great shot, Truels, and thanks for explaining the little red thing. Makes a person want to go on a road trip now.


    • April 13, 2012 11:11 pm

      USA is a great country for road trips too – I am dreaming of crossing America by car 🙂
      Have you done that?


  11. April 16, 2012 5:56 pm

    really nice one, I love shots with the road in them. It always makes me feel like traveling


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