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Gum Trees

Gum Trees

December 07, 2017

Leaving the McLaren Valley, it is a 300 mile drive to Mount Gambier. In Australia 300 miles is nothing. The continent is 3,000 miles wide. The landscape across our transit was mostly flat grasslands. In the very small towns along the way are concrete/brick public buildings labeled “Brushfire Last Resort Refuge”. Given California’s disastrous Fall firestorms, I understand what I am seeing here.