Mount Gambier

Monday 22nd April 2019, Mount Gambier. Surprises keep on happening. What fun you can have with 4 holes and a library. This is a limestone area and as a result I visited a volcanic lake, a crater and a couple of sinkholes. Beautiful. Also the worlds best small public library. Reacting to the atrocities in … More Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier

Sunday 21st April 2019, Mount Gambier. The Lord is risen! To an ecumenical Easter service this morning. Went to the Anglican Church in Millicent only to discover that they were in vacancy and therefore having a joint service with a neighbouring parish 50 km away. I had noticed that there was activity at the nearby … More Mount Gambier


Saturday 20th April 2019, Millicent. A great ride today of 108km at the fastest daily average speed of just over 23km/hr. I had a tail wind! Lots of kangaroos as well hopping along beside the road which I could keep up with. I arrived in Millicent and was having my lunch in a park when … More Millicent


Friday 19th April 2019, Kingston. In order to minimise the impact of the wind I set off early at 7.30am. The wind tends to increase in strength during the day becoming much stronger in the afternoon. This plan worked as I had arrived in Kingston by very early afternoon with an average speed of over … More Kingston

Policeman’s Point

Thursday 18th April 2019, Policeman’s Point. Just a short 50km ride today into the Coorong National Park. The distance determined by the location of the only accommodation around here. Almost like a day off only cycling 50km! A really beautiful area of wetland with large numbers of birds. Wind again a problem. It increases in … More Policeman’s Point


Wednesday 17th April 2019, Meningie. A long ride of 124km today around Lake Alexandrina at the mouth of the Murray river. In the morning I was zooming along at 25km/hr through picturesque vineyards unbeknown to me at the time, aided by a strong tail wind. Then in the afternoon I was fighting into a head … More Meningie


Tuesday 16th April 2019, Goolwa. A quiet day looking around the small, beautiful and peaceful towns of Port Elliott and Goolwa. Cycle 15km between the two so as to reduce tomorrow’s ride, which is a long one, by a few kilometres. Saw dolphins and seals swimming just off the coast. Go to Evening Prayer in … More Goolwa