Travel Stories

Mandorah Road

Open…then shut! Words and Photos: Ian Klütke Yes, the road to Mandorah is great – but the pub’s shut A picnic atmosphere prevailed some time ago for Darwin Ulyssians and members of the Harley Owners […]

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Beechworth-Chiltern Road

Heaps of heritage Can you get too much of colonial Australia? Naw! Not when Ned Kelly’s involved. Have I ever mentioned my theory that every place in Australia not named by Captain Cook was founded […]

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Broken Hill ride

Nights on Busted Mountain Don Dennes goes looking for the west and finds those ‘c’ things For most of my years I’ve shared mankind’s desire to return to the sea. I still have that desire […]

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Queensland: The Leap

The Leap Hotel Laid-back drinking, Queensland style, plus a history lesson  If you’re old enough to remember the cartoons of Ken Maynard, you’ll find the ambience of The Leap Hotel very familiar. Known these days […]

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Cool ride

Cool ride Jim Graham has some fun in the snow In July last year, after 30 years of motorcycling, I finally had my first “off”. A 4WD did a U-turn across double yellow lines right […]

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Another big one?

Going off Nostalgia’s getting better all the time I’m getting an itchy backside. No, it’s not what you might think (I hope, anyway), it’s just that Ted Simon seems to be on his third ride […]

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Omeo Highway

First icy you Want to try out your winter riding preparations and skills? Here you go One moment he’s there, the next he’s gone. The bloke I’d been following at a respectable distance along the […]

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Gwydir Highway

Over the hump Here’s the latest (or at least most recent) way of getting from the coast to the hills in NSW Even in Australia, which doesn’t have a particularly long history of road building, […]

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Haast Pass, NZ

Aspiring ride It can get lonely, way out west I have to admit that I was mildly concerned when the rusty, dented Mark II Zephyr swerved into the layby where I was parked, on my […]