Travel Theme : Transformation.

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Last week I noticed this strange box of dirt or sand in the centre of Robina (to see more of Robina click here), the large shopping complex.

Whatever could it be?

No signs or posters to tell us what was happening.

Today I went back to Robina to do some shopping and look what I found.

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A transformation. A delightful sand sculpture is now in the place of that pile of dirt.

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Look at the expression in the Lion Kings eye. A work of art…


How appropriate that this week Ailsa has chosen “transformation” as her “Travel Theme”

This is also advertising that a sand sculpture competition is being held at Surfers Paradise this week-end. We will have to go and see it tomorrow.

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55 thoughts on “Travel Theme : Transformation.

  1. Way cool!


  2. Loved the Lion King.. really captured their cartoon essence .. 🙂


  3. Hope the sand sculptures on the beach don’t disappoint.


  4. I love sand sculptures, but have never come across them before they transformed into sculptures! Great!


  5. Quite a creative transformation.


  6. Stunning, Pauline, from a simple pile of sand. I wonder if that eye really is a webcam!


  7. The Lion Kings eye is a webcam I guess


  8. Very hard to believe that is a sand sculpture: amazing planes and expression. I can’t wait to see your collection of the beach ones.


    • There are no additives but water as a special sort of river mouth sand is used. Just got back from Surfers, now to sort out the photos


  9. This is quite remarkable! Happy Valentines Day Pauline~


  10. Fabulous! How creative, I don’t know how they do it so well!


  11. Very clever indeed! 😀


  12. How amazing, and perfect for the challenge, Pauline. I really admire people who can create such beauty out of a pile of sand. 🙂


    • It is a real art form and I was so pleased at the theme for this week. Couldn’t think of any thing till I saw this sculpture yesterday…


  13. What a lovely stoeu


  14. Lovely! Hope you’re enjoying a lovely & loving weekend!
    del xx


  15. awww that is awesome !


  16. Now that’s what I call lucky!


    • Well it was partly luck, partly accident as we caught the wrong bus home from Jack’s ukulele lessons, and instead of going to Burleigh for shopping it took us to Robina… Oh well we thought one shopping centre is as good as another so we hopped off the bus. I had actually forgotten I took that first photo a week or so ago. Then I had one of those light bulb moments when I saw the finished sculpture “Ahha transformation!!!”


  17. Well spotted, I’m glad you went back!


  18. Excellent!


  19. What a great transformation, Pauline!
    Wishing you a Happy Valentine,
    Dina, Klausbernd, Siri & Selma xxxx


  20. That’s a transformation alright, Pauline!

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