Dales Gorge from the rim – Fortescue Falls seen in the centre of the photo.
Fortescue Falls and pool, as seen from the walk down into Dales Gorge.
Relaxing on the naturally formed slab seating around Fortescue pool. Dales Gorge.
Fern Pool, Dales Gorge.
Ferm Pool, Dales Gorge.
Bulrushes and water plants keep the icy water sparklingly clear. Dales Gorge.
The very beautiful walk along the floor of Dales Gorge.
Interesting natural weathering left this little pillar holding up the rock above. Dales Gorge.
I didn’t stay long under that overhanging rock – the pillar support didn’t look that secure. Dales Gorge.
The track through the base of Dales Gorge.
Yes, that’s Steve in there holding up that rock! This is a good example of the two different types of rock in Dales Gorge – the large boulder is one kind and it’s balancing on the slate-like compressed layers of the other kind of rock.
Circular Pool. So beautiful, peaceful and spiritual.
The beautiful, tranquil Circular Pool at the far end of Dales Gorge.
Steve being meditative at Circular Pool, Dales Gorge.
Circular Pool, from the rim of Dales Gorge.
The meeting of two gorges – Dales Gorge.
A dragonfly. Red, like everything else in the Pilbara.
Wildflowers can grow just anywhere. Dales Gorge, Karijini.
Holly grevillia. Karijini
Gregories wattle. Karijini
The magnificent compressed rock layers of Karijini. It looked like a large text book had been placed open, face down, and a whole lot of books stacked on top of it.
Wildflowers grow just anywhere. This one is a creeper coming over the sides of the gorge. Dales Gorge.
Mt Bruce, WA’s second highest mountain.
The beautiful landscapes of this country. Near Karijini NP
Yes, we’re well off the road – don’t want to cramp these two trucks and their loads.
The mining industry needs ‘big’ stuff!
Termite nests are beginning to appear, the further north we head.
Steve at the Lookout into Joffre Falls and gorge.
Joffre falls and pool.
The amazing rock walls of Weano Gorge.
No choice but to get wet – off come the shoes and socks and up go the trousers. On the way to Handrail Pool, Weano Gorge.
Weano Gorge walk.
Traversing the gorge on the way to Handrail Pool. Weano Gorge
Weano Gorge base walk. Challenging in places – but very beautiful.
The Amphitheatre at Weano Gorge. Where the pool tails out in the centre of the photo is the narrow chasm to Kermits Pool
Admiring the Amphitheatre and pool in Weano Gorge.
The narrow chasm at the end of the pool leads to Kermits Pool, from the Amphitheatre Weano Gorge
At the Amphitheatre, Weano Gorge.
Hancock Gorge. This is the easy part.
On the way to the Amphitheatre. Hancock Gorge.
And the chasm narrows, and narrows. That’s the way forward – Hancock Gorge.
A nice wide ledge here – didn’t last long! Hancock Gorge.
Don’t jump! Hancock Gorge.
Walking the track along Hancock Gorge.
This is the way you go to get to the Amphitheatre, Hancock Gorge.
Kermit Pool Weano Gorge. Though the walk looks cloudy, it isn’t. It’s crystal clear as deep as you can see.
Kermit Pool, Weano Gorge. At the far end it continues into another narrow chasm, but no entry permitted.
Getting ready to tackle the narrow shelves on the way into the Amphitheatre, Hancock Pool.
Spot the lizard. How’s that for good camouflage?
A lizard, Karijini NP
Holly grevillia, Karijini.
The bird lady – at Tom Price caravan park