Weekly Photo Challenge-Descent

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My contribution for this week’s challenge…

Descent

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 A few years ago, while Cairns, we decided to…skyrail_4688

take a trip  on the Skyrail, to Kuranda village on the Cairns’ Tablelands.


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The day began with a rail journey up a mountainside…


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past waterfalls in a rush to…

 

skyrail_4684to descend to the sea.


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On and on we ascended the tablelands…


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a rearward glance reveals one’s ascent is the opposite of a descent.


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A pleasant few hours in Kuranda village and it was time to return to Cairns.

 

skyrail_4769Our journey down from the tablelands also required some ascents…


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and far below us the train was making another ascent….or was it a descent?
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Up and over and…

skyrail_4790down we went, slowly descending…
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passing over roads and vehicles descending in another manner…


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until at last the end was in sight.


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And so ends the descent and our Skyrail outing to Kuranda.

Well worth a visit should you be in the Cairns area.

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