“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life. Awakening from the stupefying effects of the vice of over-industry and the deadly apathy of luxury, they are trying as best they can to mix and enrich their own little ongoings with those of Nature, and to get rid of rust and disease.” John Muir

Recently I spent three nights at a friend’s 140 acre property in the hinterlands of South East Queensland. I went up there for a fresh break, to clear my mind, and to experience something of the incredible environment that surrounds us. I have matched the pictures with quotes, so you may enjoy their beauty more. This is what I found: