Great Ocean Road Day 17. French Island D2 February 21st 2020 GOR Day 17. French Island 2
A better morning to wake up to, although a rather cool breeze from the south - Antarctica. Great breakfast of cereal , fruit, bacon, egg and toast to set us up for the day. Most went off cycling into the great wilderness of French Island, population 120.
The island was named in 1802 by a French scientific expedition on board the ship, L'Naturaliste, led by Pierre Bern ... 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, 3,500 km), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Albania, Macedonia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand. Kyushu Japan, USA, Republic of Ireland and Sicily. I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week with some retired riders and usually lead a gr... full info