19th March More luck this morning with finding cycle infrastructure in Sydney. We found separated cycleways on 3 different streets but for some reason, they stopped short of the main drag. They were very nice protected cycleways and far superior than what I’ve seen on-road in Auckland. BUT (there had to be a ‘but’) I’m […]

17th March, 2014 Our first stop on the trip was staying with friends in Melbourne because I anticipated that I, at least, would need some space to recover from getting away from NZ with the Husband and luggage intact and the apartment and Daughters correctly set up. I was not wrong! The last few days […]

Woo Hoo! It’s actually happening. Yesterday we booked the flights 🙂 It took a ridiculous amount of time to sort out the route and also the actual flights. There are a bewildering array of possibilities, on top of pivotal little rules and restrictions and ‘not availables’ that block the perfect plan at almost every turn. […]