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November 2008
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A Marathon a day for a week!

Dave averaged a marathon a day  this week pushing his barrow up and down the hills of  Clare Valley in South Australa. Right now we are in Reisling territory having gone past vineyard after vineyard and lovely lanes called Reisling and Burgandy. The weather here today is just beautiful.  There is hardly any wind around […]

Karalee Rocks Campsite

This is the first time we have tried posting a panorama. We have been doing many along the route but because of lack of internet access and computer problems it is only now that we have been able so.  This is the second panaroma, the first was taken in a layby just outside of Merredin […]

Sydney here we come..

We have now left the Eyre Highway (just south of Port Pirie) and are on a much quieter local B82 road to Clare, which locals say has better wines than the Barossa Valley.  We are yet to see any of the vines. There was a lot of lightning last night and some rain (ssshhh farmers […]

56kms in one day!

On Monday Dave did an incredible 56km run to Port Augusta from Iron Knob in cool conditions and a tailwind.  Pictured above is Dave taking a well earned break and soaking his feet in the river near our caravan site. Its hard to believe but the very next day it rained then came in hot […]


Dave is, obviously, making extraordinary progress, and at this point is more than two weeks ahead of schedule. We have had a few queries as to where he is likely to be on Christmas Day. We hesitate to make too close a prediction, given the tremendous pressure he is putting on his body (though we […]