October 2019


The Amazing South Coast of WA

Thursday 24 October. Dunsborough to Margaret River. 64km. We had a last minute change of plan on our route today and rather than a long hard cycle to Augusta, the furthest town south on the western side of Australia, we opted for a shorter day to Margaret River, which is slightly inland.  This meant we had […]

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G’day Lifecyclers and Welcome to ‘Straya!

Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 October 19 – Perth – 0km! So, having lost Martina’s phone on the wrong side of passport control at Singapore’s Changi Airport the only thing to do was to proceed to the departure gate. It was here that Martina had her second trauma of the day – the security staff […]

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Asia. Blimey, what a journey!

When we look back at our journey so far we see Northern Europe as our long-distance cycling training ground and once we got into Poland our stabilisers were metaphorically taken off! The rest of Eastern and Southern Europe were consolidation for what was to come… In our minds it was in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar […]

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Marvellous Malaysia – our round-up

We didn’t give much thought to Malaysia before we arrived as it was almost at the end of the Asia leg of our trip and had seemed so far away. But the benefit of it being near the end of Asia meant that because we had days in hand we could relax a bit and make […]

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Singapore…and the end of Asia

Friday 11 October,  Malacca to Batu Pahat. 99km.  We were fortunate to have a 24-hour cafe across the road from our accommodation in Malacca, so we could have a hot breakfast before getting on the road today.  Fuelled up with tasty egg paratha and tea …..   …we set off at 7am for what we […]

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A mini-break in Malacca

In the past we have written pieces for other long-distance cyclists about some of our routes, either into and out of cities or through some remote parts of the world. Some of our writing may help them decide which route to take…or not as the case may be. I’d like to say that we will […]

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