Friday, July 31, 2009

Sugar Cane Country

Along with the beaches and palm trees, another excellent attraction of Queensland is the presence of road-side sugar cane fields and the cane trains which occasionally cross the highway:

Often while driving, you can smell the cane being processed at the refineries. We stopped next to one to make a cup of tea and the burnt sugar smell was overpowering:

I think this photo captures the essence of Queensland, with its juxtaposition of sugar refinery and palm trees:

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