Adventures of finding a Christmas Tree

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by Iconindustries, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    New years eve and I took my younger brothers and sister out to find a Christmas Tree. Our property lies on a treeless plain with the majority of cultivated black soil farming land. But what is interesting is that about 4 km from our house on the other side of the river the soil turns into sand and it is a very heavily wooded bushland. Full of native Australian Trees and our Christmas tree 'trees' the Cypres Pine.

    Driving into the bushland

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    Kid's got sidetracked on the way to choosing a tree to chop down

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    Had to pose next to the really annoying Prickly pear tree

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    Finally we decided on a tree. Jonah Chopping it down.

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    Eden carrying it back to the Ute.

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    Bush life.

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    And some more native wildlife..

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  2. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
    Thanks for sharing! Always enjoy seeing photos from your part of the world. Happy Holidays!
  3. Masis

    Masis New to Mu-43

    Dec 19, 2011
    I must second Mr Flores. It's currently 39 Degrees F here in the Southern U.S., and I always enjoy seeing images from south of the equator around Christmas time. It's always funny (to me) to see Santas sitting on the beach and whatnot. I hope you guys have a Merry (and not so sweltering) Christmas.
  4. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Thanks fellas. Christmas day today was simply fantastic, usually it's so hot we have to go for a swim but the weather was perfect. A couple of hours to go and we Australians will have completed our Christmas day. Merry Christmas to all who are waking up this morning.