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Good times on a BMX bike – Auckland

As an adult capturing any chance to be a kid again is always on my to do list – the nostalgia of it all makes me bubble with excitement.  Last weekend a window of opportunity opened for me to once … Continue reading

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Biking Beautiful Brisbane – Australia

I like surprises and Brisbane city is certainly a box of treats. We arrive at the Youth Hostel in the late evening. The constant deluge of rain has followed us up from Surfers Paradise and I wonder what this city … Continue reading

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Continuing along the Otago Rail Trail – Day 3

It felt good to be back on the bicycles as we pedal away from Ranfurly. The morning gives us big rolling grey clouds and the air is chilly on our skin. We adorn our warm clothing before disappearing from civilization … Continue reading

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Pedalling the Otago Rail Trail – Day 2

A fresh blue sky awaits us as we mount our bicycles to leave the town of Lauder while it has a lazy lie in. Our legs quickly spring into action as they continually spin the pedals taking us further into … Continue reading

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The Otago Rail Trail – Day 1 – New Zealand

Trains use to chug their way along this route now our bicycles do the chugging.  Leaving the town of Clyde our wheels squish and squelch over rotten apples that lie scattered on the gravel path. The rows of orchards and … Continue reading

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Cycling the Otago Rail Trail – New Zealand

A trip to the South Island of New Zealand is always exciting.  The pace of life always seems slower than the North Island.  It can feel as if you have stepped back in the past where life is less complex … Continue reading

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The Magic of Melk – Cycling the Danube

The cycle ride along the Danube was delighting us all and we still had a few days left to go… With a hearty breakfast eaten and our bicycles waiting for us on shore we waved good-bye to the beautiful town … Continue reading

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