A little detour to ponder life November 30th 2005 We decided to cycle over to Cucao today to visit the ´wild and mystic national park´on the west coast of the island. I confess to having expectations of arriving at a coastline similar to Tasmania's wild and isolated west coast as I set off that morning.
The ride over was mainly enjoyable but had a few horridly steep climbs half way along the lake. Christie´s knee was pretty sore again at ... read more
South America » Chile Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more
I´m Tasmanian and that probably explains a lot. I also love to travel, particularly by bike ...
I´ve somehow survived cycling through England, Scotland, Ireland (though someone did steal my bike in Sligo which put an end to that), New Zealand, South Africa, South America and even Vietnam. OK, Vietnam was a cycling story without a bike and a clear demonstration of why, if you should ever be tempted, you shouldn't play touch football on an icy oval 30 minutes before the sun rises on a cold Tasmanian morning two days before heading off on an overseas holiday.
So this time's it's Europe... full info