Cycle Tour Stage 9 – The Home Straight May 1st 2013 Bandung (Java, Indonesia) to Perth (Australia):
Final Distance (since 20 Dec): 7280km
The Indonesian island of Java is a busy place. Not much bigger than the UK, but with a population three times that of the UK – it is rather chaotic. Very proud of ourselves and with bodies in pieces having cycled through Sumatra, we felt no shame at all in using a little bit of public ... read more
Oceania » Australia 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
We have left Bhutan... and now cycled over 7200km through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia (Sumatra, Java and Bali)! We are now finishing off our time in Indonesia and soon will be heading over to Australia.
We are really looking forward to catching up with everyone when we are home (mid-May).
Love Andy and Mel... full info