Humans have long dreamed of flying like a bird. That dream became a reality in the 1960s with the advent of hang gliding.
These photos of two hang gliding friends soaring over coastal cliffs and the shoreline of the Southern Ocean were taken last weekend at a location 240kms south-west of Melbourne Victoria.
These photos can be enjoyed without reading a single word in the captions and paras I have added.
The first stanza of the sonnet ‘High Flight’ written by John Gillespie Magee Jr at the age of 19. He was a Spitfire pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Phil’s landing approach
Bruce’s landing approach
Other flyers in the area
In the landing paddock
Just assembling this on my front lawn brought back some wonderful memories
In an earlier post on this blog I describe a few highlights from the years when I flew like a bird.
Times when I flew like a bird
Ocean Swimmers at Apollo Bay