Theaussiechallenge Post # 88 West of Peneng

. Today was another cracker of a headwind effort which blew into a gale for the last 30km so I was pretty happy to do the 105km for the day. The countryside’s beautiful, a bit hilly and challenging with the wind but we did good to stay focused and chip away at it. There’s heapsContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 88 West of Peneng”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 87 Yalata West

Day 110 31 days to go. Distance yesterday 200km today 75km total 10087km. It’s 7pm Thursday 25/10/2012 Yalata West Rest Area. Talk about yesterday and today being chalk and cheese. I woke yesterday with blue skies and a tail wind how incredibly beautiful for the first 30km where the road hugged the bite and IContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 87 Yalata West”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 86 Border Town SA

Day 108 33 days to go. Distance today 85km total 8812km. It’s 6pm 23/10/2012 SA Side of Border Town. I said to Rubes yesterday during some ‘way too hot’ crazy moment…… ‘Rube last day in WA!!!!’ and it was 🙂 We’re sitting at the roadhouse on the SA side of Border Town and have justContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 86 Border Town SA”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 85 Mundrabilla

Day 107 34 days to go. Distance today 120km total 8727km. It’s 7.30pm Monday 22/10/2012 Mundrabilla. I’m sitting outside Buddy camped at the roadhouse in a spot I hope is going to be pretty well protected by the incoming storm from the NW. It’s the oddest pre calm as the storms been looming for theContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 85 Mundrabilla”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 84 Madura

Day 106 35 days to go. Distance today 95km yesterday 105km total 8607km. It’s 4.30pm Sunday 21/10/2012 Madura. I didn’t do up a post last night at Cocklebiddy as I was chatting to the locals, truckies and vanners until dinner o’clock. There was a sign outside the Cocklebiddy Roadhouse that said ‘Population 8, budgies 6,Continue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 84 Madura”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 83 West of Caiguna

Day 104 37 days to go. Distance today 108km total 8407km. It’s 7pm Friday 19/10/2012 Rest Area 39km west of Caiguna. The Ninety Mile Straight is so barren but there’s a beauty here that’s unique and captivating. It’s like a wildness, remote and raw and I truly feel in a real wilderness pocket of Australia.Continue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 83 West of Caiguna”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 82 West of Caiguna

Day 103 38 days to go. Distance today 150km total 8299km. It’s 7pm Thursday 18/10/2012 Rest Area 147km west of Caiguna. We have a clear night sky of stars and a crescent moon smiling this evening along with a wicked wind coming in from the coast. It came up about 20kms back at the emergencyContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 82 West of Caiguna”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 81 Ten Mile Rocks

Day 102 39 days to go. Distance today 80km total 8149km. It’s 7pm Wednesday 17/10/2012 Ten Mile Rocks Rest Area. We’ve met the most beautiful couple here in the rest area and spent hours chatting away the afternoon just awesome !!!! Their names are Jo and Angie from Melbourne. They immigrated from Ireland 40 yearsContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 81 Ten Mile Rocks”

Theaussiechallenge Post # 80 Norseman

Day 101 40 days to go. Distance today 127km total 8069. It’s 8pm Tuesday 16/10/2012 Norsman. So we’re finally here at Norseman and start tomorrow into the Nullabor how incredibly exciting and a little bit nervous to see what this very long stretch has in stall for us. Look out!!!!!! We arived at 4pm thisContinue reading “Theaussiechallenge Post # 80 Norseman”