After months in the hot tropics of northern Australia and the arid dry coast of central Western Australia arriving in the cool damp southern parts of the state was a sharp change of environment.
The area was cool and moist with rain never far off and a swim in the Southern Ocean is nothing short of bracing.
The landscape around the river and lake is quite beautiful.
But for my the highlight was walking through the coastal forest of Black Butt, Paper Bark and Melaleuca trees.
With the colour of wildflowers and moss sprinkled through
Around 350km east of Denmark is the city of Esperance with the Cape Le Grand National Park near by.
The coast at Cape Le Grand is wild in natural beauty etched by the wind and water.
It’s the quartz in the granite rock formations that makes the sand the whitest in Australia.
In an environment like this I could not help but scale a peak
Or take a dip in the cold waters of the Southern Ocean.
Cape le Grand was such a peaceful beautiful place.
A mother kangaroo happy to show off her baby joey.
Maybe we should all pause a time and think about the beauty of the natural world because it is nature that sustains us.
Maybe can all stand up like the people of little Denmark did in the lead up the World Climate Change Conference and say We Can Do It by cherishing our natural world.