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About expanding luggage and a whole lot of very little

I couldn’t wait to get on the road again :-)   It took some fluffing about to leave Tamworth… (Home of the Golden Guitar) I don’t know if you ever experienced the phenomenon of expanding luggage. It happens every time you spend more than 5 days in one place and allow your gear to breathe freely. For…

malleefowl

About the Birds and the Bike (and some other things I like)

 Ever heard of the Malleefowl? I didn’t before working in one of their habitats… It’s great seeing these funny little birds run about, never realizing they are actually real special. This native Australian bird is an endangered species with only small populations surviving. They’re real shy and a bit silly. They happened to set up…

ex-snake

The back end of nowhere… and beyond

As agreed I was met in Katherine by a big purple truck. To take me out to my home for the next few weeks. It would have taken me three days to ride out, which I wouldn’t have minded. It was a beautiful road. That slowly turned from forest area to more open plains. Nothing…

HUGE one!

Dodging roo’s and road trains

Australia! Would you believe it? I made it :-) I had to remind myself the first couple of days. I kept suddenly jumping up and going; “AAAHRG! I’m actually here!” …… Now what? I arrived at Darwin at the rather unfortunate time of 2.30a.m. Thursday the 7th of May. 780 days after I left Apeldoorn.…