WordPress Photo Challenge : Monument

This may not be a monument in the same category as the Taj Mahal or Eiffel Tower but it is a monument to the power of the wind and how nature can adapt and still survive.

A classic example of going with the flow.

Windswept trees of the Greenhough Plains

Windswept trees of the Greenough Plains

The information about the trees

The information about the trees

We noticed these trees as we drove to Geraldton. Greenough is only 20 minutes south of Geraldton and is a small historic settlement, so we will be coming back to explore this area after we have settled into our new home. 

In the meantime I would like to present these trees as my interpretation of this weeks WP Photo challenge

  

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52 thoughts on “WordPress Photo Challenge : Monument

  1. Of course these posts did not show up in my reader!

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    • I think the reader has a problem or two some times, some one else mentioned that photos don’t always show. I think the “Happiness Engineers” may have been tweaking things at their end… 😦

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  2. A very interesting post. I love your take on this theme!

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  3. Joan and Terry Watson

    The tree sort of gives me the creaps, it looks so strangex

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  9. impressive !!!!

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  10. Bathmat

    Fantastic photo.

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  11. Fantastic interpretation of “monument.”

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  12. What an unusual tree. It really has taken a beating from the wind.

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    • Yes the wind is strong in these parts, in fact Geraldton is known as the wind surfing mecca as the winds are so strong and constant and the sun is always shining.

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  13. Absolutely – great choice!! It looks like a woman bending in the wind.

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  14. Good grief! This is SO interesting. Those trees are like mother nature’s art works 😉

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  15. wow! what a crazy tree! excellent choice for the challenge, too!

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  16. A Monumental find PP – quite extraordinary 🙂

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  17. Great take on the theme, Pommepal!

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  18. An amazing pose for a tree. 🙂

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  19. The tree is absolutely beautiful, it shows the force of nature and how it can shape things. Great interpretation of the theme.

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  20. Such a cool tree… I’ve never seen anything like it.

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  21. CrazyGuyinThailand

    Stunning 🙂

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  23. Now this is something to my taste – gorgeous!

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  24. love your take on the theme … monuments are in short supply here!

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  25. wow …. that is quite incredible!! and very very interesting. 🙂

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  27. super interesting = and great for the entry – wow! how unique

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