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Q&A of traveling with a Hase Pino Tandem

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Being in English speaking countries is great for easy communication with everyone, our bike set-up (Hase Pino + Bob trailer) is also often a curiosity wherever we stop. Depending on the type of question, we can detect very quickly if the coming conversation is going to: be interesting for both parties be just a repetition of many other conversations be …

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Cycling route Melbourne -> Sydney -> Brisbane (Gold Coast)

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This post may not be the most interesting for our followers and regular readers, but we felt that we should detail the route we followed on the Australian mainland. It has been quite difficult to find reliable source of information on various forums and websites about the two stretches Melbourne->Sydney and Sydney->Brisbane, and because we feel that we ended up …

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The journey into New South Wales (NSW)

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After our miraculous night with the Star family in Granya, Cédric and I set off on the road once again in perfect biking condition. We waited around until most of the morning showers had passed so we could continue our tour as dry as possible. As we headed towards the Victora/New South Wales, we followed the Murray River and eerie …

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Eating on the way!

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It has been a regular question on the way the last past four month, and Cedric’s grandma main source of worries (surprisingly), and because food is fairly similar in both NZ and Australia, we’ll make a short post about our bellys’ contents. Nothing very new for fellow bicycle-touring readers. And definitely a luxury diet compared with the twice-daily raw “Sadza” …

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Tasmania, that cold island in Australia

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Yes, we are enjoying a second or third layer (or fifth, for Cassie) of clothing! – referring to the title.   When we woke Tuesday morning, the air was cool but the sun shining, and we had just a light breeze. Whatever horrible weather we had for the previous two days seem to have passed, leaving the skies clear. We …

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Darling and Buddy on their pushy! (or how to learn Australian English!)

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Note about the title: we’ve been slightly amused about Australian English Where we left off, in Swansea, Tasmania, we spent the following morning hugging the coast – still stopping every chance that we could to take pictures and soak up our remaining time on the beautiful East Coast. For lunch, Cédric and I stopped in Tribuanna where I introduced him …

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Melbourne and the east coast of Tasmania

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Our flight from Christchurch to Melbourne went without a hitch – the luggage remained in one piece and the boxes, thankfully, looked as though they weren’t touched this time. The only issue we had was the flight time – a few months prior, we believed that a 6am flight time was wise (obviously forgetting that we needed a few additional …