Dubbo Rsl Club Motel
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Today is what every bike tour should be like. Just perfect. A bit over 90 km covered on fairly flat ground with only the occasional hill and I'm happy to say a cross wind that at times was a tail wind. Overcast skies for half the ride kept the temperature comfortable in the morning although my GPS told me it got up to 32 degrees. Other than the temperature getting a bit warm and the usual swooping by magpies, just one of those perfect days that makes up for the past couple ...
... to Coonabarabran, we continued the rainy but interesting drive though the NP to Gulargambone. This was supposed to be a sealed road but we found a 10km stretch of roadworks that turned it all to mud. With a few slips and slides we traversed the roads and made it through (there was a sign saying closed to heavy traffic, but seeing as we only had a trailer and was in a 4wd ...
After a sleepless night, (to overexcited to sleep) our trip was finally upon us. Up and out of bed at 5am showered, drinking a cup of tea, waiting for Jay to shower. The caravan was then hooked up ready to leave. It took awhile longer than anticipated but we finally headed off at 6.35am.
5 Minutes down the road Jay realised he had left his phone on his bedside table so we turned around & headed back home to retrieve it.
... can't wait to head north to the warmer nights.
Next day I rode around the zoo, twice! It was really cold and really foggy til about 11:30 then it cleared and became a clear winters day, So I did another lap where i could actually see some animals this time. Anyway that was enjoyable and the most excersize I have done in ages. I'll let the pics speak for the zoo.
Anyway I said this wouldn't be ...
... a lot less fun to pick. The
management is also in a bit of a jumble as they struggle to juggle
more employees than they bargained for. A newly hired french couple
is a bit more then they wanted but they can't just be fired for no
reason. Its a hard place to be for them, their car just broke down
too so they are pretty stuck. I don't envy them.
I have been picking up quite a lot of
work in the mean time working ...