Geelong - Australia February 13th 2009 Sunday I arrived in Melbourne severly sleep deprived and after a snack at a local cafe near Paul's girl friend Kat's flat we went on a trip to St Kilda and mingled in the melee of the annual St Kilda street event. St Kilda is a lot like Brighton with a broad mix of life coasting the streets and many shops selling wayout gear. Geelong then called and bed.
Monday I rebuilt my bike and broke the sea ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Geelong Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
I am a retired engineer, born in 1945, who loves cycle touring. I have ridden Lands End John O Groats, C2C, the Three Towers (Blackpool - London -Paris Blackpool), European section of North Sea Cycle Route (Rotterdam to Bergen), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand.
This was followed by a trip to South Island New Zealand for three weeks in Jan/Feb 09 and one week in Geelong, OZ, to see my son.
I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week wit... full info