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Catching the Tailwinds, Cycling from Walpole to Denmark

Meadery on the way to Denmark After recuperating in Walpole we were ready to go. The skies looked threatening but the rain held off on out ride out of town. We stopped at the 24km mark to enjoy a coffee and sausage roll at the Bow Bridge roadhouse. Our timing was impeccable as the heavens opened up while we enjoyed...

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Recuperating in Walpole – Cycling Across Australia

Coalmine Beach, Walpole, Western Australia Before we even booked into our accommodation we fronted up to the Top Deck café for a hot coffee. The temptation was there for lunch but the prices soon put that little urge to rest. The meals looked enormous but the price tag for most dishes was in the $20 plus range and we couldn’t...

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Websites We Use for Planning our Trips

Information and Planning Lonely Planet What more can we say. We love this site. It is great for planning your trip, gathering your resources and keeping up to date on the road. The destination information is extensive. They have great stories on emerging hotspots, top 10’s and activity specific locations. We use the online destination information to investigate where we...

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Travelling – Planning, Going, On the Road – PART 1.

Russian 4wd – Gobi Desert, Mongolia Deviating from the usual updates on what we’re doing now, I thought I’d put together a series of blogs on how we plan and “execute” an adventure. We\ve had nearly 8 years on the road (in 17) and have made a number of different choices on where we travel, who we travel with and what mode...

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The first few days.. – Cycling Across Australia

Starting the big journey Well there wasn’t much sleep going around the night before our first day on the road. I definitely didn’t think either of us had done enough prep. I had exactly 178km on my new bike and Tim 113!!! Still our very experienced cycling friends kept telling us to chill. Why practice when we’d be doing the...

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