Shadows can be everywhere when the sun shines, and shine it does most of the time in Australia. The heat can be over-powering.
When we travel north it is always a priority to find a camp spot with shady trees. Just outside Katherine in the Northern Territory we knew of a delightful shady camp ground behind the Springvale Homestead. This beautiful old stone building is the oldest surviving homestead in the Northern Territory and has a fascinating history. Click here to visit the post I wrote in August 2012 when we stayed there.
I Googled “Springvale homestead history” to check the dates and facts and I was absolutely amazed to see my post pop up at the top of the list….
So for the theme of shadows that Ailsa of ” Where’s my backpack” has challenged us with this week I thought I would revisit the homestead and the amazing Indian rain trees that Mary Giles planted in 1879.
Looking through the archives I came across this photo below, and couldn’t resist popping it in….