Anzac day drive…

Yesterday was Anzac Day in Australia.

Grass head Sunset

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

For the fallen by Laurence Binyon (1869–1943)

It is a day when we especially remember those who have served and those who are still serving.  We remember and we are thankful wherever we are.

The afternoon was quiet, so we decided to take a drive, exploring with cameras in hand… no rushing… the clouds even cleared and the sun came out… and the sunset was a perfect end to Anzac Day.

It was a great afternoon 🙂

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers in those forces quickly became known as Anzacs, and the pride they took in that name endures to this day.

Anzac Day is an important day of remembrance in Australia.  It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

Source: Australian War Memorial

26 thoughts on “Anzac day drive…

  1. I love the photos, particularly the top one with all the clouds. I’ve heard of Anzac Day before but didn’t know why that day had been chosen for remembrance until now (I’m outside of Australia and New Zealand). I find it fascinating how different countries chose remembrance days- beginning of a war, end of a war, marking a particularly difficult battle etc.

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    1. It is interesting isn’t it Nikki and so important.
      The War memorial link will explain a lot too.
      Thanks so much too. Glad you like the photos 🙂

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