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Friday, September 23, 2016

Preparing for Europe


Last few days before we head to Paris via Perth WA.
Tuesday am fly to Perth for a few days with family before departing for Paris via Singapore.
Posting this to check that Bloggeroid still works. It's been a while!
No motorcycling this time. Just Celeste & I in Paris with #1 son, partner & new granddaughter. Hopefully a side trip to the French Alps and then 10 days in Berlin/Potsdam before returning via Singapore and direct flight to Canberra.

All under control except for "lost" Eurail Passes - thanks Australia Post!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Day 14 - Kingston Camp to Dunstan Lodge via Glenorchy and Crown Range

Morning - Kingston to Paradise  Rd Glenorchy
GPS Route


Afternoon - Glenorchy to Dunstan Lodge via Crown Range
GPS Route

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Day 13 - Curio Bay to Kingston via Bluff and Invercargill

Morning - Curio Bay to Invercargill via Bluff
GPS Route

Afternoon - Invercargill to Kingston
GPS Route

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Day 12 - Purakaunui to Curio Bay via Tokanui

Morning - Purakaunui to Papatowai via Tunnel Hill
GPS Route

Afternoon - Papatowai to Tokanui via Slope Point and Curio Bay
GPS Route



Evening  - Tokanui back to Curio Bay.
GPS Route


Friday, March 11, 2016

Day 11 - Alexandra to Purakaunui

Morning - Alexandra to Tuapeka Mouth ferry
GPS Route

Afternoon - Tuapeka to Purakaunui via Balclutha
GPS Route

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Day 10 - Pinders Pond to Alexandra via Crown Range Wanaka loop.

Morning  - Pinders Pond to Alexandra via Cromwell
GPS Route
Afternoon - Alexandra Wanaka Crown Range Alexandra loop
GPS Route


Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Day 9 - Dunedin to Pinders Pond

Morning - Dunedin to Lawrence
GPS Route
Afternoon - Lawrence to Pinders Pond
GPS Route

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Day 6 - Lake Middleton to St Bathans via Cromwell & Alexandra

Morning - Middleton to Cromwell.
GPS Route
Lunch - Cromwell  to Alexandra
GPS Route
Afternoon - Alexandra to St Bathans
GPS Route

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Day 5 - Rakaia Gorge to Lake Middleton via Farlie & Lake Pukaki

Part 1 - Rakaia to Fairlie
GPS Route
Part 2 - Fairlie to Lake Pukaki
GPS Route
Part 3 - Pukaki to Lake Middleton
GPS Route

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Day 3 - Lyell to Craigieburn Reserve via Moana

Morning - Lyell to Moana
GPS Route
Afternoon - Moana to Craigieburn Reserve via Arthurs Pass
GPS Route

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Day 2 Robin Hood Bay to Lyell camp

Morning - Robin Hood Bay to St Arnaud via Blenheim
GPS Route
Afternoon - St Arnaud to Lyell
GPS Route

Monday, February 29, 2016

Karaka Bay.



All bikes packed and ready to go.
An excellent indian meal in Wellington, before an early night.
Quick drive up Mt Victoria for a night time view of Wellington.



Ferry depart 8am, so early rise as we need to be at ferry terminal by 7am!
Overcast and windy, but better weather forecast for South Island. Will be cool, but should be mainly dry!
Fingers crossed.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Return to Te Wai Pounamu

So the BUMs tour of NZ2014 is about to be reprised!
Welcome to BUMSS NZ2016 tour.
This time with 5 riders including the original 3 BUMs!
Bill - your guide on this  blog.
Ursala, Marco, plus our 2 new companions -
Sue & Steve.

I will be departing for Wellington on Sunday 28th from Sydney to meet the others.
Monday 29th is shakedown day. Last minute purchases, packing and arranging/distribution of gear.
Ferry for South Island is booked for Tuesday 1st, and Marco has been hard at working preparing the bikes.