Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park, Queensland – Australia

Occasionally you get the feeling that Mother Nature has been expecting you. She knew you were going to come calling today and being the perfect hostess that she is, she took the time to get her humble abode ready for visitors. Every piece of décor is in place, every element on point. If her sitting room is hard to find, she may even set things up in such a way that you know exactly where you’re going regardless.

That’s exactly the impression I had when I visited Cape Tribulation in search of the shore. On the way there, I passed through this beautiful forest of mangroves. It was so eerily silent at the time that I could hear my own footsteps echoing into the quiet as my shoes hit the boardwalk. The edges of the path were perfectly decorated with bright orange leaves from above. The leaves stood out vibrantly