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07Dec

It was an amazing feeling to reach the South Coast of Australia – after so many days spent in the Outback we could smell the ocean again and feel a pleasant breeze on our tired, sweat-and-sunblock covered faces. We did not find Adelaide to be particularly interesting, so after a short recovery period we continued […]Continue Reading

02Dec

The ride from Marree to Adelaide was strange. We missed the paved road so much after days spent in the Outback. But then, when we finally reached the first section of bitumen we re-discovered the boredom of riding long stretches on black tarmac. One thing that was positive (besides the drop in price of coffee in […]Continue Reading

25Nov

We have only spent a day in Oodnadatta – bought a large portion of potato chips, restocked on pasta and pesto, filled our bottles with rainwater we found in a tank hidden behind a former train station and went back into the desert. Our old Schwalbe Mondial tires were on their last breath in Australia […]Continue Reading

19Nov

We hate cycling on paved roads. Whenever it is possible we try to trade the speed of travelling on a smooth surface of bitumen for slower, yet adventures-guaranteeing, gravel roads. We had enough of cycling on the Stuart Highway from Darwin to Alice Springs, and when we realized that there is an alternative road, running […]Continue Reading

11Nov

Uluru – the most famous tourist attraction of Australia. We were informed about the lack of low budget accommodation available in Yulara – the town near Uluru, so we pitched our tent 30 kilometers away from it. We enjoyed the sunset with this amazing rock on the horizon, and went to bed early, to wake […]Continue Reading