Let’s keep moving!

I thought about the most logical continuation of the trip. So a few days ago I landed in Iceland. But not after spending a couple of months in the low countries. My time in the Netherlands was well spent. Getting to know my new nieces and nephews was wonderful, and maybe this time there won’t…

Cross Country. Finally!

You can’t accuse me of being fast. Never have been. Never will be. But after two years skimming around the edges and occasionaly fluttering inland I’ve finally managed to cross this country East to West. Yay! This brings my grand total to about 50.000km. Not that I’m counting… The last 2000km I’ve been cycling with Stuart and…

Along The Old Ghan

The Old Ghan, originally called the Great Northern Railway, is a tale of the triumphs of pioneering Australians in a landscape of extremes. Or so the information sign says. It continued by telling me; The Ghan opened the way into Australia’s remote interior. Unofficially called ‘The Ghan’, it provided isolated residents with a physical and…

Goats, Guns and Gravel roads

Yes I know you have to wear a helmet in Australia… The law says so. But. If you’d be on a flat and straight dirt road in the burning sun with approximately 50kg of bike and gear under your bum and three, maybe four, cars pass you in a day. What would you rather have…

In a winter-ish wonderland

WOW! How come I never knew how amazingly beautiful Switzerland is!? Hans came to collect me in Como where I spent about 2 hours feeding the pigeons in front of the cathedral which did amuse me and a horde of under 5 year olds. My nose was glued against the car window as we drove…