As strange as it may seem I’ve been travelling with salad.
For some reason it’s been really hard to change my mindset. Having done a lot of hiking in the past I tend to carry light foods, dried pasta, dried fruits and nuts and powdered milk. Everything is simple. The thing I’ve struggled to get my head around is there’s usually a camp kitchen at most caravan parks and if they’re close to town there’ll be a supermarket down the road. So meals don’t have to be dehydrated or powdered crap. There’s the option to go down the street and get a few sausages or a bit or chicken. I can make a salad or whatever suites because at the moment…
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Taking the train back to Bairnsdale was beautiful. Christmas came with a lot of personal challenges so the ride back was a chance to breathe and prepare for what was to come. My ass was feeling a lot better, up until I had gotten to Bairnsdale the aches and pains had just grown and grown. So the rest was well needed. I hadn’t had a chance to train for the before I left so it was a matter of just get on the bike and go. Just keep pushing! Continue reading “Ride Update #2”
So I made it down to the south point!
Not without dramas though. It’s a 40Km walk up and back from the campground which essentially is an overnight walk. That’s all good but I’m not geared up for an overnight walk. Parks Vic were adamant that even though there was a vehicle trail most of the way down there, bikes were not permitted. Continue reading “Down to South Piont”
The Latest Ride Updates
The lead up to this ride has been nothing short of crazy! There was little time to train, or prepare, I’m still riding around with Bar tape which I plan to wrap the handle bars in when I eventually have a rest day. Getting the house finished and then moving out was just a nightmare but there was little I could do in the time frame that I had. The longer I took to get away the closer I’d get to running out of money. Continue reading “Ride Update #1”
The troublesome house renovations are coming along, slowly but surely as they say. The biggest part of preparations. The biggest hold up is the floor in the dining area and passage. Getting the old tiles up was a nightmare but after 3 days of blood sweat and tears they’re up! Continue reading “Preparations For The Ride”
So why Autism? Why choose to support Autism Victoria (Amaze)? Well that’s pretty simple, since having a child effected by Aspergers, a low-level form of Autism, it’s been a big part of my life. This has lead us on a steep learning curve trying to understand what it is and how to deal with it. Continue reading “Why Autism Victoria?”