ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘wild’

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

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