Clear skies resulted in a cold night. I was warm in my coffin like tent but I took a while […]
Tag Archive for ‘touring’
As the Spirit of Tasmania pulled away from the pier I watched from the deck. There is something romantic and final […]
Mission Beach to Cairns, Kuranda to Daintree Village.
For pure enjoyment and diversity today was perhaps the best days cycling I have ever had. Sweeping vistas on the […]
Bowen to Ayr 115 kilometres
Camping in the Bowen Caravan Park last night, the tropical green stinging ants took a particular liking to Therese. The […]
Mackay to Proserpine 125 kilometres.
As the author Somerset Maugham said “It was that time of the day when the fishermen who know the fish […]
Wallaroo to Port Wakefield
Wallaroo is an unreconstructed seaside port. Its certainly not gentrified. Some roadwork is being done but the roads around town are […]
Sure they were just clearing costal showers, but you still get wet. I packed up as quick as I could, […]
Fear in the night then along comes Hero!
I had been warned about the road between Nullarbor Roadhouse and Nundroo Roadhouse. In particular the area around Yalata, where […]
A whale of a time!
Sucking on a fag,, the gap toothed trucker said, “You need an engine in that thing.” As I wheeled up […]
Albany to Wellstead
You can plan your day, in fact, it’s necessary to do so, but with cycle touring as in life, […]