Coober Pedy (A.K.A White man Burrows) September 30th 2018 Coober Pedy (Aboriginal for "White man burrows")
Due to the winds I delayed my departure about an hour from the Ayers Rock resort. It was cooler but windy for the first hour or so of my ride out of Uluru back to the main road (152 miles). Once I hit the Stuart highway, I had a 304 mile trek down to Coober Pedy. Note: the Stuart highway runs from the top of the country starting in Darwin in ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Coober Pedy 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
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This blog site has been created to allow friends and supporters to follow my Motorcycle trips around the world. This years trip "Jim's Rideabout OZ 18" takes me through 5,000 miles of Eastern and central Australia. Lots of pictures and some video (space allowed) as well as, the interesting people I meet along the way.
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