Saturday 18th May 2019, Goulburn. Back cycling again today. 20km out of Canberra I looked across the road and there was a stone circle! Not mentioned in Lonely Planet and not sign posted. I went to investigate and ended up meeting its owner and builder Robbie. A Scot, descended from William Wallace, who had built … More Goulburn
Friday 17th May 2019, Canberra. A final day here before I set off on 3 long day’s cycling to Sydney. Visits to the Australian Institute of Sport and the Royal Mint. Also a beautiful ride around lake Burley Griffin. Especially as the trees are all changing colour.
Thursday 16th May 2019, Canberra. A delightful day looking around Canberra. Feeling a bit better but have decided to stay here tomorrow and then set off cycling for Sydney on Saturday.
Wednesday 15th May 2019, Canberra. So a quiet day trying to get ride of this bug, rest the legs and looking around more of Canberra.
Tuesday 14th May 2019, Canberra. A fascinating day meeting with the UK High Commissioner Vicki Treadell and the deputy High Commissioner Ingrid Southworth. The amazing thing was that Ingrid had seen me a couple of weeks ago cycling on the Great Ocean Road and recognised me! We discussed the risk that post Brexit new Free … More Canberra: Day 2
Monday 13th May 2019, Canberra. Woke up this morning, looked out and it was very foggy! Hadn’t been expecting that. Fortunately most of the roads around here either have a marked cycle lane or a hard shoulder that you can cycle on separate from the traffic. Also had my LED lights on. The fog lifted … More Canberra: Day 1
Sunday 12th May 2019, Yass. A good day’s cycling of 105km with 1.2km of climb. Left leg has been struggling, from ankle to knee, but strapped up and nursing it along it coped well with the ardour of the day. However the right leg has now started complaining. Probably as a result of taking extra … More Yass