Category Archives: Australia Bicycle

Our ride around Australia

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No through road – Hawks Nest to Seal Rocks (54k/260m)

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(June 15, 2020 – written by Dave) Our first night in the tent on this trip, last night, went well. We were both a little restless at times but that was probably more due to the cold than anything. We … Continue reading

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Chasing the clouds–Newcastle to Hawks Nest (54k/200m)

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(June 14, 2020 – written by Dave) You have to hand it to the weather people. They got the forecast today 100% perfect. They called for ran starting about 4AM and for it to be heavy. Yup, right at 4AM … Continue reading

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Happy New Year and 2011 summary

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(written by both of us) Happy New Year to all from the south of France. We are settling into the apartment here in Nice and begin our French classes tomorrow. The weather has been great – cool for our SE … Continue reading

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April -July 2011: Australia Summary

Here are some statistics for our ride from Sydney to Darwin: Accommodation statistics (night spent in): 1 Showgrounds 1 Pub 3 Private home 3 Caravan Park cabin 3 Bush camp 5 Hotel 5 City park 7 National park 7 Hostel 8 Warmshowers (private homes) 57 Caravan Park We spent more than 75 … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Darwin and Australia – on to Asia!

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We have had a great time in Darwin the last couple of days while still managing to get all our chores done.  We’ve seen some of the sights, eaten some great food, met up with our friend Katrina and got … Continue reading

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To Darwin and about town (73/5503k)

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(written by Dave) We made it to Darwin, 5,500ks across Australia! Great last day riding from Tumbling Waters into Darwin.  We left the park around 9AM and turned left onto Cox River Road.  This turned out o be a great … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Tumbling Waters (22/5430k)

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(written by Dave) Our time at Tumbling Waters is coming to an end.  It’s been a nice stay here.  The folks running the place are fantastic.  We talked a few days ago about how accommodating they were.  We moved the … Continue reading

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No bike days in Tumbling Waters (10/5408k)

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(written by Dave) On our first night here (Friday), by the time we went to bed we were surrounded by tents and cars – laying in bed, we could almost touch several of each. The Northern Territory is a nice … Continue reading

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Rough and dusty ride – Wangi Falls to Berry Springs (74/5398k)

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(written by Nancy) Once everyone settled down last night at the campground it was pretty quiet. All you could hear was the falls in the background – a nice bit of white noise to sleep to. We weren’t sure how … Continue reading

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Exploring Litchfield (July 6 and 7) (48+34/5324ks)

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(written by Dave) Bird feeding in The Big4 park in Batchelor was good – lots of corella, galah and rainbow lorakeets. The maintenance man in the park was the feeder. He’s been around for a few years and had some good information about … Continue reading