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Is it Chess if we are “Castling”?

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Two days of riding from Sankt Gallen to Durnstein So, if we can count our romantic hunting lodge at Sankt Gallen as a castle (it certainly had the proportions to qualify) it’s four nights in a row from Sankt Gallen to our departure after a rest day here in Durstein with castle accommodation. More on […]

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Ramsau am Dachstein to Sankt Gallen

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Another Awesome Day of Cycling in Austria Ramsau am Dachstein to Sankt Gallen: the basic stats 105 kilometres total elevation gained: 1020 metres A-hunting we will go … We began the morning by riding back the way we came into Ramsau for about 600 metres before hanging a right under the nice peaks we’d been […]

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To Hobart and the Mountaintop

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Adventure Bay to Hobart We awoke to a cool but clear day at Adventure Bay. This photo from Sam taken at the Neck looks back at Fluted Cape on the left and the wonderful bay we are leaving behind … So beautiful, isn’t it? No wonder this became favoured as a watering and stopover spot […]

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Goin’ Down Bruny

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When I was in my early years of teaching I worked in a school in the Derwent Valley. Quite a few of the kids there used to have shacks down on Bruny Island and often when I asked what they’d be doing over the weekend, or during holiday breaks the answer would be simply “Goin’ […]

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From Rosevears to Ironhouse Point

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The last three days have seen us cover approximately 325 kilometres, with a bit of that entailing some ducking and weaving to take in a few special Tassie highlights. We could have come more directly from Rosevears to Ironhouse Point, but that would not have been quite as interesting. Here is a look at a […]