08 June 2012

Silverton Cafe

some of us called into the cafe for a speciality Quandong ice-cream; very nice!  The vanilla ice-cream had segments of quandong fruit, tasting a little tart-ish I guess.  This Australian native, bush-tucker fruit has a large seed. 

growing up to 4 metres in arid soils


with some un-ripe fruit






green foliage blowing in the winds, belongs to a Peppercorn tree


Magpie soaking up the sunshine

Sharing with Skywatch Friday



17 comments:

Gemma Wiseman said...

O what a lovely series of photos! Glorious skies! And love that half building! A piece of art! You have sunshine! Want some Melbourne rain? We have plenty!

Linda said...

Beautiful blue sky, great shots of the local flora, and the magpie! Wow!

eileeninmd said...

Great series of images. The sky is gorgeous, looks like a beautiful day. Thanks for the tour and I love the magpie. Have a great weekend and happy skywatching!

Nadege, said...

I love your magpie shots, gorgeous skies.
Wonderful images of the old building.

Liz said...

Beautiful shots! Was the ice cream good? Happy sky watching.

My Sky.

mary said...

Lovely series of shots. Thanks for sharing.
Mary,MI

ZielonaMila said...

Fantastic, climatic, place. I am greeting

TexWisGirl said...

i like the tools hung on the wall. :) and i'd like to try that ice cream!

Leovi said...

Beautiful photos in a wonderful place. No doubt you've managed to capture and display this site with all your soul and beauty. I loved this series.Deshacer cambios

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Great stuff! I was surprised to see the cactus not knowing it is there down under.

Gary said...

What a fascinating place!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Al said...

Excellent shots, that looks like a great day.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Some truly characterful buildings and vegetation. And the magpie is splendid.

Karin M. said...

Interesting and nice Post,
great photo work....I especially liked the cactus flower...
Best regards, Karin

Jan Castle said...

Interesting fruit...never heard of it before. Send a taste my way...LOL
Hugs,
Jan

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Reminds me so much of the SW United States.

Liz said...

A great series of images, carole. I love your tours of places. Nice gradual close ups of the Magpie.