Theaussiechallenge Post # 116 In closing from Sandgate

Day 141 0 days to go. Distance today 0km Sunday 20kms GRAND TOTAL 13318km. It’s 5.30am Thursday 29/12012 Sandgate. It’s early o’clock and I’m sitting outside at Ma and Pa’s on this still and stunning morning listening to the local birds and stirring ‘burb noises. It’s pretty cool how wildlife share residential with us. IContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 116 In closing from Sandgate”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 114 Woodhill

Day 139 2 days to go. Distance today 73km total 13248km. It’s 4.30pm Friday 23/12/2012 Woodhill. I haven’t been out this way for such a long time and had forgotten or probably never really appreciated what a pretty part of the world the Fassifern Valley is. The stretch between the Boonah turnoff and Beaudesert isContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 114 Woodhill”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 113 Fassifern

Day 138 3 days to go. Distance yesterday 165km today 70km total 13175km. It’s 6pm Thursday 22/11/2012 Fassifern. Hiiiiiiiiiii from the rest area at the Boonah turn off from The Cunningham Highway. Sorry we didn’t get to post last night ’cause WE WERE HAVING TOO MUCH DELISH TIME!!!!!!!!! How good was it to arrive safeContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 113 Fassifern”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 112 165km west of Warwick

Day 136 5 days to go. Distance today 125km total 12940km. It’s 8pm Tuesday 20/11/2012 165km west of Warwick. Hi there from sunny Qld yayyaayayaya. We’re bushed camped about 15km short of Yelabon along highway 42 to Warwick. We ran out of light this arv and are having a cheeky camp on a property aboutContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 112 165km west of Warwick”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 111 75km south of Gundawindi

Day 135 6 days to go. Distance today 125km total 12815km. It’s 8.30pm Monday 20/11/2012 75km south of Gundawindi. For our last night in NSW we have found ourselves the most beautiful bush camp. It’s seriously tucked away about a km down a freshly cut dirt road then I spotted a kangaroo who lead usContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 111 75km south of Gundawindi”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 110 20km north of Narrabri

Day 134 7 days to go. Distance today 135km total 12690km. It’s 8.30pm Sunday 19/11/2012 20km north of Narrabri. Oh my deary what an amazing day and we’ve landed on our feet again as far as camp spots. Rube and I came into Narrabri around 5pm this arv hit woolies to pick up a coupleContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 110 20km north of Narrabri”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 109 Coonabarabran

Day 133 8 days to go. Distance today 110km total 12555km. It’s 8pm Saturday 17/11/2012 Coonabarabran. An awesome end to a hard but amazing day’s ride entering the Warambungles National Park from Gilgandra to Coonabarabran. Apparently this area features in the works of Banjo Patterson according to ‘Shane’ who has let me camp on hisContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 109 Coonabarabran”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 108 Bush camp 13km south of Gilgandra

Day 132 9 days to go. Distance today 110km total 12445km. It’s 9pm Friday 16/11/2012 Bush camp 13km south of Gilgandra. It’s a beautiful evening I can’t believe it, the stars and crescent moon are out over our fabulous grassy bush camp we found by a creek along a side road off the highway. TonightContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 108 Bush camp 13km south of Gilgandra”