Across Australia by bicycle
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Across Australia by bicycle
In 6 weeks time I crossed Australia from Darwin to Melbourne by pushbike. A more extensive report and more photographs are on
Stuart Highway near Darwin
It's not so difficult to get lost in Australia, because only one long...
Anthill in the north
Riding along the road, a strange sight immediatel
y caught my eye -...
Pine Creek station
on project was never completed: the railroad between Darwin and...
Three days after leaving Darwin and with 340 kilometres on the odometer, I...
Roadhouse at Mataranka
The best reward after a night's riding: a big breakfast in a...
the pub in Daly Waters
Daly Waters is a town situated a few miles off the Stuart Highway...
rest day in Tennant Creek
The second town of some importance after Darwin was Tennant Creek at 1,050...
A 'bore' along the road
Water is the most precious element in the outback. Especially in the...
Tropic of Capricorn
As a land surveyor, a map-o-holi
c and an amateur astronomer
, I could not just...
Alice Springs, camping
The most important milestone during my tour was Alice Springs. I settled on a...
'Talking the Outback' with Jim at Jim's place, 100 km...
e does not change much, contrary to a continent like...
To conquer Australia overland by bicycle may be quite an achievemen
At the end of the fourth day on the Oodnadatta Track, I camped halfway...
heading for Coober Pedy
My habit when cycling is to start not too late in the morning, and cycle the...
Coober Pedy is a famous opal mining town that actually is in the...
meeting other cyclists
ng") across Australia may be an exotic...
A water tank
Leaving Cooper Pedy, I faced the longest distance along the Stuart Highway...
Whenever I put up my tent, I always carefully select a proper place. In the...
Another landmark on this tour was Port Augusta because of its location. Port...
In this part of the country, between Adelaide and the Murray River...
South Australian landscape
Here, in the border area of South Australia and Victoria, the...
In Bendigo, the final goal of Melbourne was almost "in sight"....
Melbourne! I made it! I felt like a winner when I rode through downtown..
article published 10/12/2000
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Jan, don't feel like a winner.
You ARE a winner.
, October 5, 2009
As a bike tourer I can appreciate your trip across Australla. I hope you see this and can post new travel link as the one listed doe's not come up. I would like to read more about your tour as I would also like to tour Australia.
, October 17, 2006
loved your photos, all from my way round the traps, and have been searching for something to send to a friend in Japan, at last , one i can just email to her, top photos well done, might have to add some of my own, from the riverland etc. well done
shelley Hayhurst, June 29, 2001
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