~ On top of the world ~ Down Under ~ by Donna Keevers Driver

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Taken on the walkway leading up to the highest peak in Australia: Mt Kosciuszko…

Mt Koscuiszko is part of The Snowy Mountain ranges, in the southern part of New South Wales.

This photo was taken in January 2010, during our summer… Hence the absence of snow. You can see some snow on the right side of the photo, atop of the hill, which was dusted with red dirt.

I am not a fit person – far from it – and there were people far older and far younger than I who walked this path. The return [walking] trip is 13kms and is well worth the effort ~ for the view, if nothing else.

Camera: Kodak Z650

I take photos. I write. I sing & dance. Ok, I DON’T sing & dance. Not in public, anyway; & usually 2 my own beat. But I have fun, & that makes life a little more tolerable -for me. Maybe not 4 my kids. But, hey, if they can’t laugh at their mum then they’re probably the only ones who aren’t. So turn up the music & let’s boogie! (Do they still boogie these days? Gosh, I’m getting old. Best be careful not 2 throw a hip while throwing a leg!)

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  • Geoff Stone
    Geoff Stoneover 4 years ago

    Very nice pic there Donna. I have been wanting to get to Kosciuszko in the Summer months myself for a while now. I went there about 13 years ago in January and it was minus 20 at the peak with the wind chill factor. Maybe next year….Will need to make sure I have extra batteries for my camera though :)

  • It was a great walk. I’d like to go again – but a bit fitter next time.

    It was the first time I had ever seen or touched snow… as ‘pitiful’ as it looks in the photo! :D

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • David Geoffrey Gosling (Dave Gosling)
    David Geoffrey...over 4 years ago

    Great image! Got to get up there myself in the summer! I’m a skier so most of my trips up there are in the winter!

  • I’ll look forward to the photos. :)

    This was the closest I’ve ever been to snow. :)

    Thank you, David.

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 3 years ago

    Beautiful!!!! This would look GREAT here: Your Country’s Best :-)

  • :D A double thank you!!! :DIreally appreciate that, thank you!

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaover 3 years ago

    Superb shot and very beautiful colours. Well done Donna.

  • Thank you so much! :D

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful capture Donna!

  • :) Thank you!


    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 3 years ago


  • :D Thank you! :) xxx

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • Country  Pursuits
    Country Pursuitsover 3 years ago

    Awesome capture.

  • :) Thank you!!

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • labaker
    labakerover 3 years ago

    love this…..

  • It’s a view I could sit and appreciate for hours. :) xxx

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • wellman
    wellmanabout 3 years ago

    such beautiful saturated tone in this image – well worth the effort in getting there!

  • It sure was… even if I did think I was going to pass out a couple of times! ;D

    Thank you!! :)

    – Donna Keevers Driver

  • grannyshot
    grannyshotabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful work; love it!…Linda

  • I am sooooo sorry I missed your comment. Thank you!!!

    – Donna Keevers Driver

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