Wanderlust Postcards - 12 Apostles

Destination: The Twelve Apostles, Victoria (Australia)

Standing tall, surrounded by the roaring ocean, are the intriguing limestone rocks at Port Campbell National Park. I feel so lucky to have seen these iconic rocks, created by the gradual erosion and harsh conditions of the ocean. Currently, only seven rocks remain.

I was there a day before New Year, waiting for the sun to set down the western horizon. We drove from Melbourne, along Great Ocean Road, enjoying the stunning scenery, velvety green forests and sheep grazing in sprawling meadows.

It was past 7 pm when we reached 12 Apostles. Cold winds blew strong as we waited for the sun to dip down. It was worth the effort, the sunset was mesmerising. In between hoards of photographers and cameras I managed to click few shots from my mobile phone.

It's amazing how the limestones seem to change color as the sun slowly sets. Even the foliage turns into kind of yellowish green.

That's quite a sight, isn't it? Four of the remaining seven limestone rocks.


  1. Wow! Great Ocean Drive -- I've been wanting to do it and see the apostles and the beaches and the all the rock formations along the way. Sometime in the next couple of years, hopefully!

    Thank you for the sights. I can't get enough of pictures like this. :)

  2. What beautiful land/sea/skyscapes you've shared!

  3. Such lovely colors and beautiful landscapes. I wish I could see them sometime in life :)

  4. I loved the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles. Beautiful pics!

  5. Wow, those are some amazing colours in the photos - absolutely beautiful.
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  6. Agree with all! Stunning pics! Wow!

  7. What a sight to behold. Thanks so for sharing I am always amazed at nature.
    A very happy month of A to Z
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  8. Wow, what a cool place to have gone to! My favourite is the third picture, and good luck with A to Z

  9. Gorgeous photos! They look like paintings. It's amazing what erosion can do.

  10. Wow, you are so lucky living there. Great photos!

  11. Wow - stunning shots!

  12. Beautiful image, what stunning coastline


  13. Thanks for being there during the sunset and capturing the rich colors of the limestone rocks. Amazing!

  14. Beautiful images and capturing the essence of life:)


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