Monday, 8 February 2010
The forest path
Above: Tea trees, Darwin's Walk, Wentworth Falls
Below: Tea Tree flower
I am taking you on a Sunday stroll down the first part of Darwin's Walk. Charles Darwin visited Australia in 1836 during his Voyage of the Beagle and walked this track.
We are going to trace Darwin's steps with the words of Judith Wright an Australian poet to accompany us.
Words to Walk With:
From The Forest Path by Judith Wright
"When the path we followed began to tend downwards --
how it came about we hardly now remember --
we followed still, but we did not expect this,
the loss of self ..."
Posted by Joan Elizabeth at 07:00