Friday, August 5, 2011
Yes, I know this week's challenge is on painting, but I want to focus on the painter who paints the paintings. I asked her if I could photograph her paintings. She said she didn't know if the management would allow me to do it. I was just in awe that Barbara Stockill sells her paintings and the proceeds go to the Animal Hospital. She is there on Sundays and Tuesdays as an artist, and a volunteer on Thursdays.
You will have to imagine her paintings from the photos I have taken on this sanctuary, they would be kangaroos, wallabies, koalas,and beautiful birds of Australia.
I spent a wonderful time of nostalgia and interests at this wild life sanctuary at the Gold Coast of Australia.
25 years years ago, I went with Mum and Dad and D to see the famous Kangaroos and Koalas. Mum and Dad have passed away, and going back there makes it a special place.
They have a new place, the Green trail adventure challenge which Sam completed. http://ann-mythoughtsandphotos.blogspot.com/2010/01/scenic-sunday-currumbin-sanctuary.html
From the website:
With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to get closer to our amazing native wildlife.
A place where you can enjoy exciting, interactive displays, presentations and dining experiences. Nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalypt and rainforest, each day brings visitors face to face with extraordinary wildlife in shows and encounters. Everyhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif day at Currumbin is a new adventure. Cuddle a koala, get up close to a crocodile, get amongst a mob of kangaroos or check out reptiles, birds and marsupials in amazing wildlife shows and displays.
Our latest attraction, The Green Challenge high ropes adventure course, is the newest nature-based adventure experience for the Gold Coast. With Sixty-five challenges including giant flying foxes and a tarzan swing, the Green Challenge takes visitors higher and further into the spectacular natural setting.