Monthly Archives: October 2010

Back in OZ

We are back in OZ

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Returning the car

Just done our last scary hurtle down the freeway. Boy is it fast and furious here. That is the LA freeways, you merge and exit at 60 miles per hour. Anyway the Dodge Caravan served us faithfully for 1400 miles … Continue reading

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Leaving Vegas

Guess what else you can do in Vegas. Not gambling, eating, drinking or shopping. Give up? It is hiking. We have just driven through Red Rock Canyon, it was full of climbers, jogers and cyclists. LV is surrounded by the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon

If you can go and see it. It is awesome. We drove through Jerome a small mining perched on the hill like a town in Italy and then through Sedona which also has the most amazing Rick formations. The air … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Revisited

We have hired a Dodge people mover and yesterday did the first five days of the Southern Tier through Alpine, Ocotillo, Bradley , Palo Verde and “camped” at Blythe. Today we did Quartzite, Hope and Wickenberg before heading off north. … Continue reading

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Next adventure

In the next 5 days Don (who has come down from Canada) and ourselves will retrace the first part of the Southern Tier into Arizona, then to LA to fly back to OZ

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Best and worst of trip

I’ve now packed up the bike and trailer, a bit sad as they have been our constant companions for the last two months. We are very lucky and privileged to have done this ride. Best (in no particular order) CYCLING … Continue reading

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Finished and Reflecting

After riding for seven weeks it is impossible for me not to look back and say ‘So?’ Traveling on a bike is different then in a car because you are closer to the world we live in. And it is … Continue reading

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Day Forty-Two Carlsbad to San Diego

Finished! We are here. A huge day today. And a lot of fun! Got out of the motel by 8.30 and set of at a brisk pace to meet Dee Graumann at Cardiff, ten miles down the road. Dee is … Continue reading

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