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This is the first entry for Mike's Top Gear Challenge and my friends Rob K. and Louisa will know what Top Gear is, but for the novices let me explain that Top Gear is a British TV Show where three British Hosts drive cool cars and have insane challenges that they perform with limited funds and...

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on September 1, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Top Gear Challenge



Captain's log- Final Entry

Well, I made it and now three days after riding into town I find it odd that I am not getting on a bicycle every morning. My body became used to the riding so it doesn't know what to do and I get little cramps and aches as the motion requirements have changed from riding to walking and...

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on August 31, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Magical Mystery Tour



Made It!!!!!

I am here finally!! I will write more later right now celebrating with red wine and tapas! Cheers and thanks to all my friends and loved ones who inspire me to dare an adventure; You are all amazing

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on August 30, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Magical Mystery Tour



Aug 29

August 29th My next to last day! Today I rode about 90 k or so to Adelaide River. The humidity is really getting up there and today I saw a lot more palm trees and a wildfire! The wildfire was in the middle of nowhere and seemed quite large and burning out of control about 800 meters or...

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on August 29, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Magical Mystery Tour



Aug 28

Aug 28 Rode today to Emerald Springs 135 k down the road. I stopped for a long lunch in Pine Creek to let the day cool off a bit and then rode 30 k or so to ES. Today was hills and climbs, but not too steep, just up and up and them a down. Getting used to the heat now a bit more and still...

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on August 28, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Magical Mystery Tour



August 27

Aug 27 Good ride into Katherine today. Wind at my back much of the time and rolling hills to ride  But still hot!  Katherine is a big city compared to anywhere I've been since Mt Isa and even has a McDonalds with WiFi! This is also the first place my iPhone has coverage since...

permalink written by  Mike_Veine on August 27, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Mike's Magical Mystery Tour



Nitmiluk Centre

Arrived at Nitmiluk Centre for lunch and got ready for the Nitnit Dreaming Cruise at 1pm.

permalink written by  lance_q_nguyen on January 5, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: 12_RoadTrip_Darwin_Katherine



2nd Gorge

Trekking to 2nd Gorge; More spetacular cliffs and then a free of "waterfalls-over-the-roof" treat before disembarking, back to first boat.

permalink written by  lance_q_nguyen on January 5, 2012 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: 12_RoadTrip_Darwin_Katherine



20 Stunden Greyhound

Vom Chef verabschiedet, Souvenirs gekauft und alte Bekannte getroffen bevor mich der Shuttlebus zum Flughafen gebracht hat.

permalink written by  Chrizzy on May 24, 2011 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Australien und Neuseeland



neuer Job und Freiwilligenhilfe im Krokodilpark

Als ich nach 10 Tagen immer noch keinen Job gefunden habe, bekam ich spontan von Andrew, der Besitzer von zwei Kuchengeschaeften und einer Fabrik ist, einen Anruf und nach dem Interview hab ich bald angefangen zu arbeiten und Kuchen, gefuellt mit Steak, Kaese, Ei oder Thunfisch verkauft. Die...

permalink written by  Chrizzy on May 10, 2011 from Darwin, Australia
from the travel blog: Australien und Neuseeland



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