This weeks Photo of the Week was taken Sunday
(June 7, 2015)
Yesterday we went for a drive over to Hyams Beach on Jervis Bay. The Guinness Book of Records reports Hyams Beach as having the whitest sand in the world. Unfortunately, the day was overcast and, after spending time at Swimcart Beach on Tasmania’s north east, we couldn’t see it.
We did see these striking orange flowers though.
I’m not sure what they are – a variety of ginger perhaps – and there was a large group of them, standing tall, and watching over the beach goers.
We’ll have to return on a sunny day so I can share photos of the whitest sand in the world.
It is not native to Australia, but can be found in the central and southern tablelands of New South Wales as well as southern Victoria, where it is now regarded as an environmental weed.
As sad as that is, I was attracted to it’s brilliant colour.