Day 3 – Manjimup to Donnelly River

This morning we woke before dawn to the rumblings of a truck idling nearby, a contrast to waking up in the forest yesterday. We had spent the night in Manjimup at the Caravan Park. It was much colder overnight and this morning the tent was covered in moisture and steam rising from the hit of the sun's rays. All I can say is a 4 season tent was worth the ...

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Day 2; Karta Barnu to Manjimup

This morning I woke with the sun and excitably poked my head out of the tent reminding myself where I was -  in the middle of the forest in Western Australia's south west. It was quiet and not even a stir from the birds. I walked around briefly snapping a couple of photos of the morning scene and then climbed back into the tent, falling asleep for an hour or so. ...

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Donnelly River to Karta Barnu, Munda Biddi Trail

Having arrived in the holiday village of Donnelly River the evening before, the following morning we woke refreshed and ready to begin the 23 km mountain bike ride with trailers. Spending the night in the mill cottage turned out to be a great idea, entailing an evening by the fire and a nice big steak for dinner. We prepare the bikes and trailers under the watchful eyes of the local emus, ...

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Munda Biddi here we come!

Tomorrow morning we leave on a short trip down south for mountain biking along the Munda Biddi track around Donnelly River and Manjimup. I am super excited but at the same time I'm not sure what to expect. I am looking forward to being 'out of range', gazing up at the stars at night and waking in a new location each day. I'm hoping the track isn't too muddy from ...

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Cycling the Carinyah Trail

I did something a outside of the normal routine on the weekend, completing a 15km off road cycle along the Carinyah Trail outside of Perth. I've only ever cycled on the road which is hard reliable concrete and today was a taste of cross country mountain biking, an exciting experience. During the week whilst researching some trails I stumbled on the bike riding website, follow my ride. With plenty of trails to choose from,  there was ...

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