The Ultimate Treehouse in the World’s Tallest Tree (via notes from africa)

A story about Karri gum trees in Australia. The same species of tree as the one featured in my tree climbing post of the other day.

The Ultimate Treehouse in the World's Tallest Tree The other day I had a post on my photoblog called What do Tree Surgeons do on their day off? It was about guys with climbing gear, looking ultra-cool as they climbed to the top of a huge Karri gum tree to measure it. Well, Karri gums are not indigenous to South Africa, they actually come from Australia. And climbing and measuring them isn't unique to South Africa either – the Australians did that before us too. In fact way back in late 1940s alre … Read More

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About lisa@notesfromafrica

I live on the Southern coast of South Africa, and write about the things that interest, amuse or inspire me. You can find me at and (my photoblog)
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