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Across the river

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Moruya market from the northern bank of the river. The market is nestled under the flowering ornamental pear trees. It's spring time!

Spring blossoms at Moruya market

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Every Saturday there is a market at Moruya Riverside Park (same location as the Tuesday farmers' market). The stalls are interspersed between the trees which are now blossoming. I think the trees are ornamental pears.


Wetland off Bevian Rd near Barlings Beach

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Spring blossoms

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Sign that it is spring in Rosedale

Hollywood Boulevard, Batemans Bay

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The other Hollywood Boulevard, at the Rio Rita Caravan Park, Batemans Bay

Seagull at Nelligan

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Here's a very posey seagull I encountered recently on the wharf at Nelligen, on the Clyde River, upriver of Batemans Bay.

Moruya farmers' market

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Every Tuesday afternoon at 3pm, there's a farmers' market in Moruya. We buy meat, eggs and seasonal veggies there. 
I think I need to buy a pretty basket! 
Sage Farmers Market

Spotted gums and cycad (Burrawang 'palm')

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Typical around Rosedale, and the South Coast general are forests of spotted gums (eucalypts) and cycads known erroneously as Burrawang 'palms'.

Bridge at Batemans Bay from northern side

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There are plans to replace the bridge in the near future. It will be a shame in one way, because the current bridge will be demolished, but it is an opening bridge, and so high boats can only pass below at designated times. The new bridge will have the capacity to carry huge behomoths of trucks; weight is currently restricted, so B-Doubles for example, cannot go further south.

Sunset, Nun's Beach, Rosedale

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Jimmy's Island, Rosedale at sunset

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Pelicans, Batemans Bay

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Behind the deck at Innes's Boatshed fish and chips shop, looking towards the Tollgate Islands.

Love locks on Batemans Bay Bridge

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Storm off Garden Bay

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The bridge at Nelligen

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Winter sunset, Moruya River

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Latitude 35.8167 degrees North

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Today we're heading to the other side of the equator to discover places where latitude 35.8167 deg N hits various coastlines. We'll visit the west and east coasts of United States, Morocco, Algeris, Tunisia, Malta, Greece, Syria, China, South Korea and Japan.

 Setting off in a northeasterly direction the first place we come to is the rugged coastline of

Monterey County, California between Gorda and Ragged Point

The coastline here is rugged, making the waterline inaccessible in places. It is part of a marine and fresh water protection zone.







Heading across the United States, we reach the Atlantic coast in North Carolina

North Carolina coast: Alligator River National Wildlife Reserve and Cape Hatteras National Seashore

This area is one of the farthest most northerly homes for alligators. I'm glad there aren't any crocs at Rosedale.

The Alligator River National Wildlife Reserve is between the Alligator River and Croatan Sound. It was established in 1984 to protect and prese…