Over the weekend Melody and I hiked to the summit of Pigeon House Mountain. The abundance of wildflowers along the trail over the plateau was spectacular.
With their petals closed these tiny pink wildflowers look like little parcels waiting to open.
Across the wilderness the cacophonous sound of cicadas rang though the bush.
The top of Didthul or Pigeon House Mountain rises steeply to 720 metres with sheer cliffs on all sides. The top is reached by climbing a series of ladders. Around the cliffs and covering the summit are tiny mountain orchids.
From the summit there are spectacular views in all directions, and from the flat rock, unobstructed views to Little Forest Plateau and the ocean beyond.
Taken with Olympus OM-1 using Zuiko 50mm f/1.4 lens and 20mm extension tube on Fuji NPH400 then developed in Tetanal C41 Two Bath Kit.
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