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Photohunt: Miniature

Bluff Knoll Hike
The parking lot looks miniature from the top of Bluff Knoll

This week's Photohunt theme is Miniature. This week's theme was hard - extremely hard for me. No kids in the house so I couldn't use a miniature toy theme. I looked around for some photos Madurodam - a miniature Dutch city theme park in Den Haag (The Hague) in Holland but I couldn't find them.

I decided to do a picture from the top of Bluff Knoll in Western Australia. I remember how small the parking lot looked from the top. We hiked to the top in October 2006. It is one of the highest peaks in Western Australia and a great hike. Here are scenes from our hike.

Have a great weekend.

Bluff Knoll Hike
Bluff Knoll from the start of the hike in the parking lot

Bluff Knoll Hike
Notice how large the Western Australia Grass Trees (Xanthorrhoea preissii) are at the start

Bluff Knoll Hike
Lots of stairs at the start of the hike

Bluff Knoll Hike
Plants are getting smaller as we get higher

Bluff Knoll Hike
And the parking lot is shrinking

Bluff Knoll Hike
Look how small the grass trees are now - they are almost miniature! ;)

Comments (14)

It was a very hard theme and I love your take on it. Beautiful views and the parking lot does look so tiny from above.

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Marta, great photos and a very creative choice for this week's theme. Things do look very miniature from high up. That's quite a hike! Kudos to you and G.

I had heard about the Dutch miniature city. Wonder if I'll have time to visit. :)

Have a wonderful weekend.

Perspective changes everything, doesn't it? Looks like a very nice hike.

Wow! What stunning views! Happy weekend :)


Great perpectives and beautiful scenery! enjoy your weekend

what a beautiful place!! you're lucky to be able to hike and explore it. great captures!


I had to take a closer look to find the parking lot!!! LOL

It is either my old eyes, or not very awake this morning because at first, I thought that was the ocean down there..

Great photos!

What a great hike to go on. I love the scenery. The miniature perspective gained from above looking down is a great idea for the theme.

Very clever and extremely beautiful take on the theme :-)

Great idea for this week's theme. From your photos in all your blog entries, it's understandable how beautiful this part of the country is - and you get to experience it with your love of hiking.


thats an impressive hike, i love your interpretation, thanks for sharing with us :)

Good idea!! I had a slightly different tack on the "miniature landscape" but I think yours would win by several hundred vertical metres.


Well done!!

Hi Marta,
Where is Bluff Knoll? It looks like a good climb. It is funny how they warn you about cool temperatures at the trail head--not something I associate with Western Australia.

It is in Stirling National Park which is about an hour drive from Albany. Porongurup National Park is also on the way. This area is beautiful.

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