Gentleman, start your engine. The road at Scottsdale is downhill…for the first few hundred metres anyway.
I’m the guinea-pig, apparently. I’m certainly not the first to ride a bike along Tasmania’s East Coast, but I am the pioneer on Tasmanian Expeditions’ self-guided version of the adventure.
All up it will be six days in the saddle, with a little time off to rest the rear end by doing some hiking in the national parks.
Tasmania is not yet well-developed as a cycling destination. That day may be coming, eventually. That the island has more than its fair share of spectacular scenery is a given. Continue reading
This is supposed to be me next week – something to look forward to!
I’ve been quiet on the blog for a while, sitting at home in suburban Sydney, but as of tomorrow I’ll be on the road again, cycling lovely Tasmania from Scottsdale to Maria Island.
There doesn’t appear to be a lot of WIFI along the route, but stay tuned – I’ll post about it all as soon as I can.
I’m the guest of Tasmanian Expeditions. Thanks!
Zhang Xiao – Shaanxi No 2.
China is in the news every day in Sydney. Nearly every story is about economics.
“Slowing Chinese demand ends Australia’s resources boom,” “Sydney real estate unaffordable thanks to Chinese investment,” scream the headlines.
We hear little about Chinese art and culture and the way it reflects the fast changing face of modern China. Dr Yeqin Zou is determined to change that, opening a new Sydney gallery dedicated to cutting edge Chinese art. Continue reading
Louis Pratt – King coal
We’ve never found a better public art event anywhere in the world than Sydney’s wonderful Sculpture by the Sea.