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New day on the horizon


I’m linking this to THANKFUL THURSDAY .

Up early, the melodic bird chorus is only broken by the distant motor of a boat or two and the crisp sound of gravel under the heel of walkers. A beautiful time of the day. Beautiful place, HAMILTON ISLAND. 

The sun creeps slowly from it’s hiding place behind the headland. It fans out its skirt of golden beams, it’s hot centre a golden ball of light. In the foreground , rippling waves cause the glow to shimmer and the light sneaks up to illuminate the still dark coral flats of low tide. Seagulls walk amongst the coral and sand selecting their meal from the unsuspecting life forms that are beneath their feet.



I witness this with just a few other lucky beings now, and those that still hold the memory of the scene from times before.


Author: Travelling Macs

A mum to 2 grown up children who always make me proud, a wife and a full time school teacher. I love eating great food but am not motivated to cook. Love traveling around this great country in which I live. Often found traveling with my husband Brian. I write for pleasure and if it's read (and enjoyed) by others then that's a bonus! 2014 saw me begin the 'new' me. Working hard at leaving the fear of 'what if' behind and replacing it with YOLO adventures. :)

18 thoughts on “New day on the horizon

  1. Oh gosh what a beautiful place to be thankful for! Sounds so devine. Thanks for joining in with #thankfulthursday

  2. That sunrise is divine. And it’s so peaceful in the wee hours of the morning – I’ve jealous!!

  3. Gorgeous!! What a beautiful tranquil place to see in the New Year. Enjoy

  4. What a beautiful way to start the new day, and the new year!

  5. Thanks for sharing this beautiful sunrise with us.

  6. Oh utterly divine so beautifully described I could hear and feel that glorious sunrise. Thank you for sharing.

  7. Gorgeous. We went there for our honeymoon. It’s a beautiful part of the world 🙂

    • We came here on our honeymoon too, albeit just for a day tip as we stayed on Daydream Island:) . I think that is when my love affair started for here. I love the golf buggy transport , makes the island feel a,most like a theme park 🙂 to us it is the most beautiful place !

  8. Your scenic pictures are nice.

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