Beyond the black stump

C – I was surprised how early the ‘nomads’ were up and out of camp this morning. But it did also mean that we were on the road a little earlier and enjoying the beautiful morning sun over the Queensland outback. T – We were woken by the creaking and clicking of old knees and…

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Mabels covfefe!

T – “One more long day of riding and you can have a day off” I promised Mabel. But she just scoffed “Covfefe” in my direction as she belted down the highway. It was her special day today and all I could do was flog the crap out of her again. We had packed up…

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Whats with the sour face?

T – Back on the road again! Its always nice to be riding again, even after only a short break from it. We packed our gear and warmed the bikes out and rode out the gate of the hostal. We made it about 50 meters before we had to stop again. Rosie was sporting a…

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Excited about shopping malls? Weird.

C – The plan for today was to get some laundry done and take a walk to the big mall we spied on the way in. I was excited about visiting a big grocery store! We dropped off our stinking clothes and wandered around Calama, stopping in at the Mall Plaza and being generally amazed…

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Rockin’ it

T – We were staring down the barrel of a long day of highway riding today. Luckily for us the scenery was quite nice. We zipped along the main highway. Watching our odometers slowly tick down. There wasn’t much of note today. We passed through a few small dusty villages as we plugged on. We…

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The potential abandonment of Mabel

T – The Amazon. Just hearing that word conjures up images of thick green jungle, unique wildlife, and undiscovered tribes. And we were going to ride our postie there! Ambassadors for the little red bikes! We donned our wet weather gear as the skies were grey and threatening and headed out. To Mabels relief much…

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Kidnapped and called Luke.

T – Time to head out of the city. Dave and his mum have been amazing hosts and it was sad to say goodbye. Daves family is truly beautiful and we look forward to meeting them all again in the future! Thanks guys for looking after us! C – We left with a firm plan…

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Muddy bloody fun

T – Well in the end the parties both died down by midnight and surprisingly enough I managed to sleep through most of the racket! I was pretty damn tired. We were up early and sat outside and enjoyed a nice hot coffee as the day came to life. Ahh blissful this! The howler monkeys…

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I’m gonna kill Rosie……..

T – The hotel was really quite busy last night. By the time we woke up today the carpark was totally full. We sat on the floor of our room and ate some tortillas smeared with peanut butter. We didn’t want to start up our camping stove in our room in case we set of…

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