Site 6. White Gums

White Gums, Noosa Camino reflection site 6

White Gums

Direction to Site 6

Walk another 300 m to the cross paths turn left to Alexandria Bay but keep left 10 m on Do not follow short track on right to Alexandria Bay Walk another 500 m through the Paperbark- Melaleuca wet-land and turn left at the next intersection. Follow Route 2 not 5 to Hells Gates. At the top of the rise, turn right on Route 2 to Hells Gates and precede up-hill 300m along rocky path.

One side of the camino track is burnt by bushfire. A white warm gum with scribbles on its trunk embraces a smaller branch trunk sheltering us on the way. This sacred landscape reminds us of the consolations and suffering of life.


We think of those who are tired or in pain for parents who see their children suffer and who therefore have their own suffering.

Selection John 19:26 (NIV)

26 When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, "Woman,[a] here is your son,"

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