Monthly Archive: January 2015

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Why did we trade our backpacks and go bicycle touring?

A lot of people are puzzled as to why two middle-aged, overweight backpackers would suddenly decide it’s a good idea to lay down their backpacks and take up long distance bicycle touring. I have to admit, I still sometimes ask myself that question, especially when I’m cycling up a hill into the wind. But trading our backpacks for panniers and...


Over Plan, Then Go With the Flow…

For long term travellers, life is not just one big adventure story. For us, at least, it’s a series of smaller (but still long I guess) chapters we combine end to end. Sometimes we split them up with a return to home base in Australia. Others, like our recent Trans-Asia then Trans Africa stint simply transitioned as we went. But...


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