Day 6 Tour abandoned. Stuck in Bulahdelah today with no known way to get all the way back to Brisbane. The only option is to get to an XPT train stop station. We have a tentative booking for tomorrow night’s train from Dungog but they won’t confirm the booking because we need to have our bikes boxed which would be almost impossible to source. They are possibly able to send empty boxes on an earlier train but expect us to be able to meet the train & receive the boxes as the station Is unmanned. We cannot physically be there in time as it’s going to be a gruelling bike ride up into the hills. Regardless we have to go there as it’s our only way out but may take an extra day.
We are Gerry & Ruth, a retired couple living in Brisbane Australia. We have 2 adult sons now on their own travel/work adventures based in London.
Retirement has allowed us the opportunity travel as a means to keep the grey matter moving, stay healthy and as a periodic reminder as to how fortunate we are to live in such a wonderful country.
Without conscious planning the theme of out trips to date have been based around ancient civilisations and cultures mixed with elements of adventure and trekking.
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