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Old 11-20-03, 04:57 AM   #1
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A Tweed Valley Century

OK, so some of you are aware that I recently purchased a digital camera. Last Sunday I decided to go for a 176km ride and try it out. Now I've finally found time to upload the results.

The early part of this ride followed Currumbin Creek.
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Now starting the climb of Tomewin.
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Looking towards the Cougals, Boyd's Butte and Springbrook (dominating the skyline in the background). The only cloud I saw all day.
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A road-side garden on Tomewin.
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Looking across the Rous River toward Mt Warning, near Murwillumbah (the economic, political, social and cultural hub of the known universe).
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I'm expecting a goblin to jump out at any moment!
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Near Tyalgum, looking over Limpinwood Valley. How long can I stand this?
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Looking back across the Valley toward Springbrook, Mt Hobwee, Bald Mtn and whatever else is out there.
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A dirt road by the Tweed River -- and some shade. Bliss!
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A picture says 1,000 words, and more eloquently than I ever could.
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How did the "pave paradise" Tweed Shire Council miss this one?
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That should hold you rainforest fans for a while.
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Did I mention that I got three flats on this ride? Well, the last happened just after descending from here.
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A good day for flying a kite (or riding home into a headwind). Who can tell I'm having fun with my new toy?
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Very beautifull Chris. A real treat to cycle through.

For a moment, when I saw your post heading I thought you had payed us a visit to the Uk as we also have a Tweed valley on the Scottish/English border region and also known for its beautifull surroundings,in a more "genteel" way.
Full of big fish the river (Salmon) the rich fisherman will pay large amounts of money for just one day at the best spots....
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Those are some great pics Chris.
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Cool! Thanks for sharing the pics! I should really get a "winter/summer" job down under!
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For a moment, when I saw your post heading I thought you had payed us a visit to the Uk as we also have a Tweed valley on the Scottish/English border region and also known for its beautifull surroundings,in a more "genteel" way.
You do realise, of course, that now I will have to pay you a visit, and it's all your fault.
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