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02Mar

We cycled over 1000 kilometers on the north of North Island, so we had a perfect reason to spend few days with our family that lives on the south of Auckland. We had a lot of stories to tell and hundreds of calories to consume. We bought quite a lot of hand made Maori flax baskets, […]Continue Reading

18Feb

The first days on New Zealand roads were a bit difficult for us, to be honest. In Australia we got used to a very relaxed lifestyle – we could cycle as long as we liked to and simply put up our tent wherever we wanted. Contrary to what many people might think of Aotearoa, as it is […]Continue Reading

09Feb

During two and a half months of cycling in Australia we had only 8 non-cycling days, so the thing number one we planned to do after our arrival in New Zealand, was simple: rest. We have family in New Zealand (Mat’s uncle and aunt moved there from Poland in the 80’s), so straight from the […]Continue Reading

02Feb

Can a piece of rubber, nylon mesh and a bit of aramid fibers bring you happiness? We did over 36000 kilometers using Schwalbe’s discontinued “XRs”, “Duremes” and “Mondials” on our rigid steel bikes. As we progressed across Asia towards Australia, we started to find more joy on all those little paths and tracks and did […]Continue Reading

14Dec

During our ride across Australia we were constantly told by both Aussies and visitors to travel the Great Ocean Road. We heard so many praises about this highway that runs along one part of the Southern Coast, that it is the most stunning place in Australia, and that there is no other coastline like that […]Continue Reading