Tag: Cycle

Cycled mission in Mission Beach

PALM TREES AND COCONUTS It was already dark when I arrived in quiet seaside town of Mission Beach. It was a 15 minute drive in the shuttle bus before I arrived at the Jackaroo Treehouse, where I would be staying the next two nights. I had arrived on the last bus for the night and Read More …

Brisbane Big City Blues

BAR HOPPING AND WINDOW SHOPPING Day 1 – Friday I left Coolangatta (see Caught in the Clouds in Coolangatta) feeling a little glum as, so far, I had spent most of my time in Australia in small coastal towns and I was now off to a big city away from the sea. I had pretty Read More …

The Two-wheeler Trade-off

A BRUISED BUM AND A PERSONAL INCOME Having found a part-time job and a great room just outside town, I am finally feeling settled in my beach-town life in Byron Bay. This temporary lifestyle has come with one welcome trade-off: I have swapped out my petrol-powered, four wheeled, economy car back home for a pedal-powered, Read More …