04-10-09 Eucalyptus Tree - Maui, Hawaii

04-10-09-eucalyptus-tree-maui-hawaii The Hana Highway on the east coast of Maui covers 50 miles of some of the beautiful scenery I have seen. There is an amazing variety of vegetation but the eucalyptus trees that grow here caught my attention. They are so different from anything South Dakotans like me are used to seeing - especially their colorful, camouflage "bark."

My family waited while I got out of the car and photographed a small grove of these stately trees. From all of the photos I took, this is the one that seemed to best represent the nature of this tree.

Canon 5D 1/320s f/13.0 ISO400 24mm (Canon 24-105 f/4.0L IS)

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