September 24, 2002 GMT - Broome - Perth
I didn't spend as long travelling down the West Coast as I would have liked. After Broome it started to get cooler again and beyond Port Hedland the head wind was so strong it wore me out riding in...

September 23, 2002 GMT - Kununurra - Broome
When I got to Kununurra I was hot, tired and ready to drop wherever my body landed. I hadnít even unloaded the bike when a beer was put in my hand and I was talking to a couple from Perth...

September 23, 2002 GMT - Darwin - WA
The 4WD trip into Kakadu was excellent. We swam in waterfalls and up gorges. There were lots of rocks to climb and jump off into the deep pools. I enjoyed the bushwalking more then I thought I would! On the...

August 31, 2002 GMT - The Outback

Charters Towers to Darwin

August 31, 2002 GMT - Rockhampton To Cairns and down to Charters Towers
Just after Rockhampton I met another bike on the road. Turned out to be Catherine, also from England, also riding around Oz on a Kawasaki. (Gpz500) We decided to ride together for a while and rode up to Mackay. Visited...

August 31, 2002 GMT - East Coast, South Queensland
Surfers paradise was great. I went to Movie World and Dream World where they film Big Brother. Had my photo taken on the Big Brother stage. Found the TT bike races in the arcade and was happy to find I...

August 31, 2002 GMT - Sydney to Byron Bay
At last it was getting warmer, Sydney was bright and sunny and I had one last look at the Opera House before riding over the Harbour Bridge - just like Billy Connelly did on his trike (only I don't have...

August 31, 2002 GMT - The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is amazing. Lots of bendy twisty bits, but they flow nicely. Riding this stretch of road in the winter is the not the brightest idea I've ever had, but the roads were empty - except the...

August 24, 2002 GMT - The trip so far...
I bought the GT550 in Adelaide and worked as a motorcyle courier for a few months. Having survived that I thought I would ride around Oz. I bought a swag and set off for Mt.Gambier. I sprayed it pink and...


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