Tuesday 19th March 2019. After Qantas had lost one of my panniers Perth didn’t start off much better when I discovered that the two main museums were closed. One for refurbishment until 2020 and the Art Museum on Tuesdays. The rest of Perth was laid back and relaxing. The catholic cathedral was one of the … More Perth
Tuesday 19th March 2019, Perth, Australia. Well I’ve set off again after a lovely 2 weeks with the family. Arrived Perth Australia just after midnight last night. The bike arrived safely but Qantas have lost one of my panniers containing lots of clothes and cycling equipment. A bit limited today in what I can … More Arrived in Perth, Australia
Robert is now at home in Nottingham with family for a couple of weeks until he starts his journey again in Australia in the second half of March. During his time in the UK the BLOG will not be updated.
Saturday 2nd March 2019, Hong Kong. Getting the bike boxed for flying. This was not quite as straightforward as I had hoped. I visited a number of bike shops only to be told that their bike boxes are smaller than I need because people in Hong Kong are shorter than me. I eventually found somewhere, … More Hong Kong
Friday 1st March 2019, Hong Kong. Looking around Hong Kong island today. Corporate finance institutions combined with being an international city. Rather like wandering around the City of London. Amidst all the financiers and lawyers rushing around I kept feeling I should be going into some meeting with them. But those times are over! Again … More Hong Kong
Thursday 28th February 2019, Hong Kong. Looking around Kowloon today. Certainly plenty to do and see. The British involvement gives it a familiar feel. A bit like Gibraltar but less so. Funny the strategic importance of these odd bits of rock around the world to empire. The place is heaving with people. Apparently the Mong … More Hong Kong
Wednesday 27th February 2019, Hong Kong A morning looking around some more bits of Macau. Then catching the ferry over to Hong Kong. The ferry trip which I had expected to be straightforward ran into an unexpected problem when they wanted me to take the front wheel off. I explained the problem that this would … More Hong Kong