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Riverlands

Posted on 12 Jan 2009 | 0 comments

Another hot weekend in Adelaide and we take our bikes and kayaks into the Riverlands as we want to do another training ride for the upcoming Tour Down Under. Dimi joins us as well and after a long flat ride we drive down to the Murray River where Pierre and Andrea have a ‘little shack’ on the river.

on the ferry across the Murray River

on the ferry across the Murray River

on the long, flat ride

on the long, flat ride

a little mini break

a little mini break

a delicious picnic lunch

a delicious picnic lunch

It is a beautiful holiday home on the river and we can camp in the back yard. Ang and Jamie are also at their ‘shack’ (another amazing place) and have Tom & Linda over for the weekend too and even Cynthia and the kids are there. We all take the boat down to their place for a drink and bbq.

beautiful moonrise above the Murray River

beautiful moonrise above the Murray River

boat 'taxi' from one shack to another for a bbq

boat ‘taxi’ from one shack to another for a bbq

The next day we take the kayaks off the roof and everybody goes for a paddle, we take the kids out on a paddle too and they love it. After that it is time to get the amazing wakeboarding boat out and go wakeboarding. Jon manages to get up a few times, Dimi doesn’t and Jude starts trying jumps over the wake.

Dimi kayaking on the Murray

Dimi kayaking on the Murray

Cynthia trying the ski

Cynthia trying the ski

Jon in the wakeboarding boat

Jon in the wakeboarding boat

Andrea wakeboarding

Andrea wakeboarding

somebody getting flung out of the tube

somebody getting flung out of the tube

Jon about to hit the water for some wakebaording

Jon about to hit the water for some wakebaording

getting a quick lesson

getting a quick lesson

ready to go

ready to go

getting started

getting started

do we have lift off...?

do we have lift off…?

no...

no…

but the next time we do!

but the next time we do!

Jon wakeboarding

Jon wakeboarding

Jon having fun

Jon having fun

Jon going one-handed

Jon going one-handed

Tom and Pierre - the excellent wakeboarding drivers

Tom and Pierre – the excellent wakeboarding drivers

Jude getting into the water

Jude getting into the water

ready to go

ready to go

Jude wakeboarding

Jude wakeboarding

Jude going across the wake

Jude going across the wake

Jude having fun

Jude having fun

Jude

Jude

Jude landing after a mini jump across the wake

Jude landing after a mini jump across the wake

Jude having fun

Jude having fun

Jude waiting for a pick-up

Jude waiting for a pick-up

Jude happy

Jude happy

Jamie getting some air

Jamie getting some air

Dimi ready to go

Dimi ready to go

Dimi nearly there

Dimi nearly there

Jude in the wakeboarding boat

Jude in the wakeboarding boat

The water levels are really low and the tracks from the boat shed to the water need to be extended! Hopefully they can sort this water issue with the Murray River in the near future…

the amazing wakeboarding boat

the amazing wakeboarding boat

Jude doing the dishes

Jude doing the dishes

love the massive sofa

love the massive sofa

looking down to the river from the river shack

looking down to the river from the river shack

the 'little shack' as seen from the river - what an amazing place

the ‘little shack’ as seen from the river – what an amazing place

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