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    Australia

    Day 531 – 22SEP07: Kupang, Timor (Indonesia) -> McMinns Lagoon, Darwin (air, Australia)

    Day 532 – 23SEP07: McMinns Lagoon, Darwin

    Day 533 – 24SEP07: McMinns Lagoon, Darwin

    Day 534 – 25SEP07: McMinns Lagoon -> Humpty Doo, Darwin

    Day 535 – Day 550 – 26SEP07 – 11OCT07: Humpty Doo, Darwin (WWOFFing)

    Day 551 – 12OCT07: Humpty Doo, Darwin -> Batchelor Butterfly Farm
    Distance (km) : 70

    Day 552 – Day 556 – 13OCT07 – 16OCT: Batchelor Butterfly Farm

    Day 557 – 17OCT07: Batchelor -> Hayes Creek (camping)
    Distance (km) : 100
    Time on bike : 5h 25m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 18.15
    Avg : 18.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 39.1 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.318

    Day 558 – 18OCT07: Hayes Creek -> Katherine (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 149
    Time on bike : 8h 21m!
    Brutto time: 09.25 – 20.00
    Avg : 17.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 33.4 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.467

    Day 559 – 19OCT07: Katherine Gorge

    Day 560 – 20OCT07: Katherine -> Mataranka (camping)
    Distance (km) : 115
    Time on bike : 7h 04m
    Brutto time: 09.10 – 18.10
    Avg : 16.2 km/h
    Max.speed: 25.3 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.582

    Day 561 – 21OCT07: Mataranka (rest & writing day)

    Day 562 – 22OCT07: Mataranka -> Larrimah (camping)
    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 3h 48m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 15.45
    Avg : 20.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 31.7 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.660

    Day 563 – 23OCT07: Larrimah -> Dunmarra (camping)
    Distance (km) : 139
    Time on bike : 6h 12m
    Brutto time: 07.35. – 16.00
    Avg : 22.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 38.6 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.798

    Day 564 – 24OCT07: Dunmarra -> Renner Springs (camping)
    Distance (km) : 196 (longest day ever)
    Time on bike : 9h 53m!
    Brutto time: 08.00. – 20.30!
    Avg : 19.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 35.5 km/h
    Total (km) : 21.994

    Day 565 – 25OCT07: Renner Springs -> Banka Banka (camping)
    Distance (km) : 60
    Time on bike : 3h 46m
    Brutto time: 10.25. – 14.45
    Avg : 15.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 35.5 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.055

    Day 566 – 26OCT07: Banka Banka -> Tennant Creek (camping)
    Distance (km) : 109
    Time on bike : 4h 04m
    Brutto time: 08.40 – 14.10
    Avg : 25.3 km/h (fastest day so far)
    Max.speed: 43.0 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.158

    Day 567 – 27OCT07: Tennant Creek -> Wauchope (camping)
    Distance (km) : 116
    Time on bike : 4h 27m
    Brutto time: 08.50 – 15.00
    Avg : 26.1 km/h (fastest day again!)
    Max.speed: 41.0 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.281

    Day 568 – 28OCT07: Wauchope -> Barrow Creek (camping)
    Distance (km) : 112
    Time on bike : 6h 18m
    Brutto time: 07.40 – 16.30
    Avg : 17.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 30.1 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.393

    Day 569 – 29OCT07: Barrow Creek -> Ti-Tree (camping)
    Distance (km) : 90
    Time on bike : 4h 04m
    Brutto time: 08.05 – 14.30
    Avg : 19.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 35.6 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.483

    Day 570 – 30OCT07: Ti-Tree -> Alice Springs (camping)
    Distance (km) : 200.6 (longest cycling day ever!)
    Time on bike : 8h 45m
    Brutto time: 08.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 23.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 46.3 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.684

    Day 571 – Day 574 – 31OCT07 – 03NOC07: Alice Springs (rest days)

    Day 575 – 04NOV07: Alice Springs -> Stuart’s Well (camping)
    Distance (km) : 95
    Time on bike : 5h 18m
    Brutto time: 09.45 – 16.45
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 33.5 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.815

    Day 576 – 05NOV07: Stuart’s Well -> Erldunda (free camping)
    Distance (km) : 110
    Time on bike : 6h 25m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 16.30
    Avg : 17.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 36.9 km/h
    Total (km) : 22.925

    Day 577 – 06NOV07: Erldunda -> Kulgera (camping)
    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 4h 15m
    Brutto time: 09.05 – 14.30
    Avg : 17.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 27.2 km/h
    Total (km) : 23.001

    Day 578 – 07NOV07: Kulgera -> Bush Camp, 110 km S of Kulgera
    Distance (km) : 110
    Time on bike : 5h 40m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 17.30
    Avg : 19.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 32.3 km/h
    Total (km) : 23.111

    Day 579 – 08NOV07: Bush Camp -> Marla (camping)
    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 3h 55m
    Brutto time: 07.47 (like the Boeing) – 12.30
    Avg : 18.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 26.5 km/h
    Total (km) : 23.183

    Day 580 – 09NOV07: Marla (rest day)

    Day 581 – 10NOV07: Marla -> Cadney Park (camping)
    Distance (km) : 82
    Time on bike : 4h 20m
    Brutto time: 08.20 – 15.00
    Avg : 17.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 25.0 km/h
    Total (km) : 23.265

    Day 582 – 11NOV07: Cadney Park -> Bush Camp (Pootnoura)
    Distance (km) : 78
    Time on bike : 4h 11m
    Brutto time: 07.55 – 13.00
    Avg : 18.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 30.7 km/h
    Total (km) : 23.342

    Day 583 – 12NOV07: Bush Camp -> Cooper Pedy (camping)
    Distance (km) : 77
    Time on bike : 5h 19m
    Brutto time: 06.45 – 15.00
    Avg : 14.4 km/h (terrible headwind all day)
    Max.speed: 23.8 km/h (pretty bad high speed, huh?)Total (km) : 23.419

    Day 584 – 13NOV07: Cooper Pedy (resting)

    Day 585 – 14NOV07: Cooper Pedy (eating)

    Day 586 – 15NOV07: Cooper Pedy -> Bush camp (112 km S of CP)
    Distance (km) : 112
    Time on bike : 5h 59m
    Brutto time: 11.15 – 19.15
    Avg : 18.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 30.0
    Total (km) : 23.532

    Day 587 – 16NOV07: Bush camp -> Glendambo (camping)
    Distance (km) : 144
    Time on bike : 6h 11m
    Brutto time: 07.15 – 14.45
    Avg : 23.2 km/h
    Max.speed: 41.1
    Total (km) : 23.676

    Day 588 – 17NOV07: Glendambo -> Bush camp (Ranges View Rest Area)
    Distance (km) : 226 (PB! Crazy day altogether!)
    Time on bike : 10h 22m! (looong day out there!)
    Brutto time: 07.15 – 20.30
    Avg : 21.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 57.1
    Total (km) : 23.902

    Day 589 – 18NOV07: Bush camp -> Port Augusta (4-star caravan park)
    Distance (km) : 61
    Time on bike : 3h 20m
    Brutto time: 08.20 – 12.00
    Avg : 18.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 25.0
    Total (km) : 23.963

    Day 590 – 19NOV07: Port Augusta (happily resting)

    Day 591 – 20NOV07: Port Augusta (resting)

    Day 592 – 21NOV07: Port Augusta -> Wheat field bush camp (10 km S of Melrose)
    Distance (km) : 76
    Time on bike : 5h 27m
    Brutto time: 13.00 – 20.00
    Avg : 13.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 54.1
    Total (km) : 24.057

    Day 593 – 22NOV07: Bush camp -> Back yard camp (Goss Family)
    Distance (km) : 92
    Time on bike : 6h 19m
    Brutto time: 07.45 – 17.45
    Avg : 14.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 28.8
    Total (km) : 24.150

    Day 594 – 23NOV07: Goss Family Camp -> City Park, Kapunda
    Distance (km) : 109
    Time on bike : 7h 04m
    Brutto time: 07.30 – 19.30
    Avg : 15.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 41.6
    Total (km) : 24.259

    Day 595 – 24NOV07: Kapunda -> Nuriootpa (The Jones Family)
    Distance (km) : 39
    Time on bike : 2h 34m
    Brutto time: 07.45 – 13.00
    Avg : 15.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 42.4
    Total (km) : 24.298

    Day 596 – 25NOV07: Nuriootpa + Barossa Valley

    Day 597 – 26NOV07: Nuriootpa + Barossa & Eden Valleys

    Day 598 – 27NOV07: Nuriootpa -> Adelaide (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 96
    Time on bike : 5h 45m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 18.45
    Avg : 16.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 57.8
    Total (km) : 24.394

    Day 599 – 609 – 28NOV-08DEC07: Adelaide

    Day 610 – 09DEC07: Adelaide -> Victor Harbor (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 98
    Time on bike : 6h 08m
    Brutto time: 10.30 – 17.30
    Avg : 15.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 58.0
    Total (km) : 24.652

    Day 611 – 10DEC07: Victor Harbor -> Wellington (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 113
    Time on bike : 5h 54m
    Brutto time: 11.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 19.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 58.4
    Total (km) : 24.767

    Day 612 – 11DEC07: Wellington -> Salt Creek (wild camping, swamp)
    Distance (km) : 105
    Time on bike : 5h 52m
    Brutto time: 08.20 – 18.00
    Avg : 17.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 35.8
    Total (km) : 24.872

    Day 613 – 12DEC07: Salt Creek -> 18 km N of Robe (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 117
    Time on bike : 6h 17m
    Brutto time: 08.00 – 17.45
    Avg : 18.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 30.0
    Total (km) : 24.988

    Day 614 – 13DEC07: N of Robe -> Lake George (w. camp)
    Distance (km) : 57
    Time on bike : 3h 36m
    Brutto time: 09.00 – 19.00
    Avg : 15.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 37.4
    Total (km) : 25.046

    Day 615 – 14DEC07: Lake George -> Mt. Gambier (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 128
    Time on bike : 5h 35m
    Brutto time: 08.00 – 17.30
    Avg : 23.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 46.3
    Total (km) : 25.173

    Day 616 – 15DEC07: Mt. Gambier -> Portland (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 115
    Time on bike : 6h 41m
    Brutto time: 08.30 – 17.00
    Avg : 17.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 42.2
    Total (km) : 25.288

    Day 617 – 16DEC07: Portland -> Port Fairy (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 89
    Time on bike : 5h 02m
    Brutto time: 13.45 – 21.00
    Avg : 17.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 49.6
    Total (km) : 25.377

    Day 618 – 17DEC07: Port Fairy -> Warrnambool (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 37
    Time on bike : 2h 54m
    Brutto time: 06.47 (!) – 10.00
    Avg : 12.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 48.3
    Total (km) : 25.414

    Day 619 – 18DEC07: Warrnambool -> Port Campbell (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 77
    Time on bike : 4h 33m
    Brutto time: 14.00 – 19.30
    Avg : 12.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 40.4
    Total (km) : 25.492

    Day 620 – 19DEC07: Port Campbell -> Apollo Bay (wild camping)
    Distance (km) : 109
    Time on bike : 6h 48m
    Brutto time: 09.00 – 19.00
    Avg : 16.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 62.4 (!)
    Total (km) : 25.600

    Day 621 – 20DEC07: Apollo Bay (hostel, wild card)

    Day 622 – 21DEC07: Apollo Bay -> Lorne (Sandridge Hotel)
    Distance (km) : 50
    Time on bike : 3h 12m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 14.00
    Avg : 15.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 42.2
    Total (km) : 25.656

    Day 623 – 22DEC07: Lorne -> Torquay (Cabin)
    Distance (km) : 59
    Time on bike : 3h 50m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 15.00
    Avg : 15.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 61.0
    Total (km) : 25.716

    Day 624 – 23DEC07: Torquay -> Leopold (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 39
    Time on bike : 2h 29m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 15.00
    Avg : 15.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 46.3
    Total (km) : 25.754

    Day 624 – 24DEC07: Leopold -> Sorrento (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 27
    Time on bike : 1h 50m
    Brutto time: 09.10 – 12.00
    Avg : 14.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 41.0
    Total (km) : 25.781

    Day 625 – 632 – 24-31DEC07: Sorrento

    Day 633 – 01JAN08:Sorrento -> Melbourne (friend’s place)
    Distance (km) : 110
    Time on bike : 5h 37m
    Brutto time: 11.15 – 20.15
    Avg : 19.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 47.8
    Total (km) : 25.891

    Day 634-639 – 02-07JAN08:Melbourne

    Day 640 – 08JAN08:Melbourne -> Launceston, Tasmania (plane, no bike)

    Day 641 – 09JAN08:Launceston -> Tullah, Tasmania (wild camping)
    Distance covered in my hired Mazda 3: 320 km

    Day 642 – 10JAN08:Tullah -> Lake St. Clair, Tasmania (wild camping)
    Distance covered in my hired Mazda 3: 280 km (total 600 km)

    Day 643 – 11JAN08:Lake St. Clair -> Hobart, Tasmania (slept in car)
    Distance covered in my hired Mazda 3: 200 km (total 800 km)

    Day 644 – 12JAN08:Hobart -> Lagoons Beach, Tasmania (wild camping)
    Distance covered in my hired Mazda 3: 383 km (total 1183 km)

    Day 645 – 13JAN08:Lagoons Beach -> Hobart, Tasmania (slept in car)
    Distance covered in my hired Mazda 3: 550 km (total 1733 km)

    Day 646 – 14JAN08:Hobart, Tasmania -> Melbourne (plane)

    Day 647-656 15JAN-24JAN08:Melbourne

    Day 657 – 25JAN08:Rainbow Serpent Festival, Beaufort

    Day 658 – 26JAN08:Rainbow Serpent Festival, Beaufort

    Day 659 – 27JAN08:Rainbow Serpent Festival, Beaufort

    Day 660 – 28JAN08:Rainbow Serpent Festival, Beaufort

    Day 661 – 29JAN08:Rainbow -> Ballarat (bike) -> Melbourne (train)
    Distance (km) : 66
    Time on bike : 3h 50m

    Day 662 – 30JAN08:Melbourne

    Day 663 – 31JAN08:Melbourne

    Day 664 – 01FEB08:Melbourne

    Day 665 – 02FEB08:Melbourne

    Day 665 – 03FEB08:Melbourne -> Sandringham Beach (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 28
    Time on bike : 2h 26m
    Brutto time: 17.00 – 20.00
    Avg : 11.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 31.4
    Total (km) : 26.254

    Day 666 – 04FEB08:Sandringham Beach -> Koo-Wee-Rup (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 72
    Time on bike : 4h 15m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 17.30
    Avg : 17.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 64.8
    Total (km) : 26.326

    Day 667 – 05FEB08:Koo-Wee-Rup -> Leongatha (private)
    Distance (km) : 63
    Time on bike : 3h 53m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 16.00
    Avg : 16.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 51.3
    Total (km) : 26.390

    Day 668 – 06FEB08:Restday in Leongatha (private)

    Day 669 – 07FEB08:Leongatha -> Yarram (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 91
    Time on bike : 4h 48m
    Brutto time: 11.15 – 20.00
    Avg : 19.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 65.0!
    Total (km) : 26.481

    Day 671 – Fredag 08FEB08: Yarram -> Sale (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 80
    Time on bike : 4h 13m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 16.00
    Avg : 18.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 46.0
    Total (km) : 26.561

    Day 672 – Lørdag 09FEB08:Sale -> Bairnsdale (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 70
    Time on bike : 3h 40m
    Brutto time: 13.30 – 18.30
    Avg : 19.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 31.1
    Total (km) : 26.631

    Day 673 – Søndag 10FEB08:Bairnsdale -> Lakes Entrance (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 69
    Time on bike : 4h 51m
    Brutto time: 10.45 – 18.00
    Avg : 14.2 km/h
    Max.speed: 50.2
    Total (km) : 26.700

    Day 674 – Mandag 11FEB08:Lakes Entrance -> Marlo (private acc.)
    Distance (km) : 79
    Time on bike : 4h 44m
    Brutto time: 10.00 – 17.30
    Avg : 16.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 55.9
    Total (km) : 26.780

    Day 675 – Tirsdag 12FEB08:Marlo -> Cann River (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 85
    Time on bike : 5h 02m
    Brutto time: 11.30 – 19.30
    Avg : 16.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 61.5
    Total (km) : 26.865

    Day 676 – Onsdag 13FEB08:Cann River (wild camp, restday)
    0 km etc.

    Day 677 – Torsdag 13FEB08:Cann River -> Eden (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 112
    Time on bike : 5h 35m
    Brutto time: 08.45 – 16.15
    Avg : 20.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 67.3!
    Total (km) : 26.977

    Day 677 – Fredag 15FEB08:Eden (rest day, wild camp)
    10 km. town strolling

    Day 678 – Lørdag 16FEB08:Eden -> Merimbula (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 36
    Time on bike : 2h 27m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 12.00
    Avg : 14.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 60.6 (w/ broken rim)
    Total (km) : 27.023

    Day 679 – Søndag 17FEB08:Merimbula -> Bermagui (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 78
    Time on bike : 5h 36m
    Brutto time: 09.00 – 19.00
    Avg : 14.0 km/h
    Max.speed: 66.5!
    Total (km) : 27.101

    Day 680 – Mandag 18FEB08:Bermagui -> Bodalla (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 59
    Time on bike : 3h 49
    Brutto time: 10.30 – 18.45
    Avg : 15.3 km/h
    Max.speed: 54.8
    Total (km) : 27.160

    Day 681 – Tirsdag 19FEB08:Bodalla -> Batemans Bay (caravan park)
    Distance (km) : 71
    Time on bike : 4h 35m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 17.30
    Avg : 15.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 56.3
    Total (km) : 27.231

    Day 682 – Onsdag 20FEB08:Batemans Bay -> Nowra (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 121
    Time on bike : 7h 17m
    Brutto time: 09.30 – 20.00
    Avg : 16.6 km/h
    Max.speed: 60.3
    Total (km) : 27.352

    Day 683 – Torsdag 21FEB08:Nowra -> Kiama (private acc.)

    Distance (km) : Ca. 40 (battery in bike computer dead)
    Time on bike : 3h 00m
    Brutto time: 12.00 – 19.00
    Avg : 17.5 km/h
    Max.speed: 45.3
    Total (km) : 27.392

    Day 684 – Fredag 22FEB08:Kiama -> Wollongong (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 43
    Time on bike : 3h 20m
    Brutto time: 14.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 12.7 km/h
    Max.speed: 48.0
    Total (km) : 27.435

    Day 685 – Lørdag 23FEB08:Wollongong -> Garie Beach, Royal NP (wild camp)
    Distance (km) : 52
    Time on bike : 3h 29m
    Brutto time: 14.00 – 18.00
    Avg : 14.9 km/h
    Max.speed: 58.7
    Total (km) : 27.492

    Day 686 – Søndag 24FEB08:Garie Beach -> Sydney (hostel)
    Distance (km) : 58
    Time on bike : 4h 34m
    Brutto time: 08.45 – 15.00
    Avg : 12.8 km/h
    Max.speed: 73.6 (!)
    Total (km) : 27.550

    Day 687-714 – 25FEB-22MAR08Sydney and surroundings

    Day 715 – 23MAR08:Sydney (OZ) -> Christchurch (NZ) (air)

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