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Paruna to Pinnaroo (South Mallee District)

After a solid 11 hour sleep I wake feeling a little anxious about the 72km ride to Pinnaroo across the middle of nowhere. Intellectually I know that I can ride 72km without any problems. 586 more words


Berri to Paruna (Brown's Well District)

From Berri I have two choices: travel east towards Mildura along the busy Sturt Highway or travel south across the mallee towards Pinanaroo along the narrow but quieter B road. 679 more words


Blog 21 Castles, Cathedrals and Cabbage rolls

Are we well fed, yes. Are we worried about having enough water to make it thru the day. No, not really we are beyond that part of the journey inwhich those dangers lie. 1,329 more words

There and back again - Yangon to Yangon

Jonty forgot to mention in our last post (perhaps fearful for all the moms, dads, aunties, uncles and friends who constantly stress about our safety) that I (Mel) had almost got hit by a speeding, screeching car on our way to Yangon. 2,422 more words

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Little Switzerland and Roller-Blading Amish - Indiana Rocks!

Having tanked up on a bucket of coffee at the edge of Ohio, I headed for my first state line. State lines have a sort of mythical status, derived from old films; make it to the state line, and the police can’t catch you. 613 more words

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Flashback: The great sugar fix

Okay, it’s confession time: I have a sweet tooth.

I’m not talking about sneaking an Oreo cookie when no one is looking. I mean I eat the whole damn package. 654 more words

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Historic Overland Corner Hotel to Berri (Murray River)

I woke to the sound of birds singing and the sun shining. All my gear had dried overnight under the shelter of the marquee and I could walk around without my feet getting wet. 569 more words