Australia: Land of Colour

One of the things that has surprised me about Australia is how colourful it is (the land, not the people – I expected that).  In particular, the flowers are incredible.  I have yet to see a Golden Wattle (national flower) or a Waratah (New South Wales’ state flower), but I’ve definitely seen a lot of Hibiscus.  Here’s a sampling of the colours so far:

Update Wendy and I spent today going through the Botanical Gardens and Paddington, so here are a few more photos: