They just didn’t have enough men down there to stop Nature from doing her thing. The battle seemed all but lost. For every town there were a hundred islands, for every street a dozen beaches, and every house was outnumbered by a squadron of palm trees, not to mention all the caves and waterfalls and lakes and mountains and deserts and rainforests and rock formations. It was a complete mess. See for yourself.
Otago / New Zealand · 2009 traveling the yellow line
The world’s largest sand island, and all of it covered in green.
Fraser Island / Australia · 2009 his beach
They protruded from the sand like sprouting rocks, a forest of stone.
Pinnacles Desert / Australia · 2010 stone forest