Into the winds
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Geelong to Mt Mercer Our legs had been rested enough, the weather no longer scared us (much) and the forecasts suggested the ferocious winds may be subduing… We finally left Geelong again, after our heroic rescue from Saul. It may … Read More

Better call Saul
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Melbourne to Geelong It was sad to leave the city so soon, but we knew that we would be returning to Melbourne for our flight to New Zealand in August. We cycled through South Wharf and admired the shiny metallic sky … Read More

Victorian ventures
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Traralgon to Port Albert We left our hosts in Traralgon with our bellies full from a couple of days of feeding. Just before we cycled away, our host kindly offered to deliver our panniers via car to the top of … Read More

Into the Snowy Mountains
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Jindabyne to Geehi Although it is the start of the skiing season, we were heading over the snowy mountains past Thredbo, and hopefully to the other side. We felt confident that the roads wouldn’t be closed, mostly due to the … Read More

Into Australian Capital Territory
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Sydney to Woolongong We did our best to stick to the cycle tracks to get us out of the city safely. The slightly disjointed nature of the cycle paths meant we were led to the back of industrial estates where … Read More

To Vivid Sydney
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Port Macquarie to Taree June, July and August form Australia’s winter, where the popular trend along the East coast is to migrate north to the warmth, where the tropical Northern Territory becomes bearable and the southern state of Victoria experiences … Read More

Gold Coast to cold coast
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Gold Coast to Lillifield Community Centre  Saying goodbye to our Australian home for the second time was harder, as this time we were leaving for a one-way trip to New South Wales and beyond – we can’t thank our Persian … Read More

Diving and Driving
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Standing on the balcony of an 8th floor apartment looking out over the brightly lit night scene of Cairns, beer in hand, cool breeze blowing, we felt a huge relieve and sense of achievement to have made it this far … Read More

The reef is calling and I must go
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Mackay to Bloomsbury I awakened Will with a breakfast fit for a King (King William of Cycles): almond muesli topped with chia seeds, apple pie, cheesecake and vanilla ice cream. We rode off happily along the Pioneer River and slowed … Read More

G’day Bruce
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Stayover at Tannum Sands With our heads down, cycling into the wind, we were on an incline just slight enough to dampen our speed, but just sneaky enough to start doubting our own fitness: is this even a hill or … Read More

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