Around Australia in 3 Months
This is a blog about my 3 month trip around Australia. Heading south from Brisbane in Queensland Australia I am aiming to ride 22,000 km's clockwise around the big 'Island' and also take in the other island 'Tasmania' in the south. Nothing to adventurous or radical just a relaxing ride. Hopefully this blog is useful for others considering riding Australia so I will do my best to make it informative as well as interesting.
Happy riding everyone !
|From Around Australia by Motorcycle 2012|
Latest Update: 18250 km' travelled.
The good news is I have made it around Aussie, the bad news is I have not updated the blog.
However for those of you who are interested there is a photo blog of the trip here => Photo Blog link.
Will upload the daily posts as soon as possible ... hopefully !
Day 5 Port Putty Rd Grey Gum Cafe to Sydney
BEAR RIDES 32, 31
After camping over night at the Grey Gum Cafe and an excellent breakfast at the cafe there was another 60km's of Putty Rd remaining heading south towards Sydney. I was staying with friends in Sydney that night so had a few hours to spare.
|From Around Australia by Motorcycle 2012|
Day 7 Sydney to Queanbeyan. Sunday 18th March
BEAR RIDES 16, 28,
I headed out of Sydney on the Sunday after a day with Bevan, Jan and their three boys, Richard, Edward and William. Saturday was wet so the stop was well planned and I really enjoyed spending some time with all of them. Thanks guys most appreciated !
BEAR RIDES 15, 53
I have just set up the tent in an idyllic little camping ground called Colac Colac Caravan Park after a beautiful days riding through the mountains. The weather has been superb and is predicted to remain the same tomorrow for the ride out of the mountains and down to the coast east of Melbourne.
BEAR RIDES 47, 53
I left the camping ground around 8:00 am this morning and rode through the beautiful Murray Valley. It was a cold morning as the sky had been clear and there was lots of fog and mist around the hills. Stopped at Tallangatta for some breakfast and topped up with petrol.MORE...
BEAR RIDES - sadly none !
What a shitty day ! The stuff I wrote in the earlier entries about the weather gods treating me well came back to haunt me today.
I awoke this morning undecided about what to do. I had intended to head south west around the coast and take in some of the scenery by the Tasman sea. However the weather forecast was not good with wild southerlies and rain forecast.
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