Images from our Australian bicycle tour

wide view of Perth from King's Park wide view of Perth from King's Park

close-up of downtown Perth close-up of downtown Perth

Christiane with the bikes (first test drive) Christiane with the bikes (first test drive)

Erik with a Lister diesel engine at the Energy Museum in Freemantle Erik with a Lister diesel engine at the Energy Museum in Freemantle

the beach at Freemantle the beach at Freemantle

on top of a jeep in the desert on top of a jeep in the desert

a Bob-Tailed Skink menacing our driver a Bob-Tailed Skink menacing our driver

wide view of the Pinnacles wide view of the Pinnacles

Erik and a pinnacle Erik and a pinnacle

Christiane fantasising about pinnacles Christiane fantasising about pinnacles

beach north of Perth beach north of Perth

emus north of Perth emus north of Perth

Erik sand-sledding Erik sand-sledding

Christiane sand-sledding (start) Christiane sand-sledding (start)

Christiane falls on her ass Christiane falls on her ass

Christiane walking back up the dune Christiane walking back up the dune

eucaliptus trees eucaliptus trees

Christiane and Erik at the Wave Rock Christiane and Erik at the Wave Rock

wide view of the Wave Rock wide view of the Wave Rock

Christiane lying on the Wave Rock Christiane lying on the Wave Rock

view from on top of the Wave Rock view from on top of the Wave Rock

empty nude beach on Rottnest Island empty nude beach on Rottnest Island

a quokka (source of quokka shit) a quokka (source of quokka shit)

our first night tenting at Freemantle our first night tenting at Freemantle

the water around Penguin Island the water around Penguin Island

birds on a rock on Penguin Island birds on a rock on Penguin Island

wide view of a beach covered with seals wide view of a beach covered with seals

seal in the water seal in the water

close-up of seals on the beach close-up of seals on the beach

wide view of beach on Penguin Island wide view of beach on Penguin Island

flowers with cactus-like leaves flowers with cactus-like leaves

Little Penguins Little Penguins

penguin swimming with a fish in its mouth penguin swimming with a fish in its mouth

a tern (?) a tern (?)

tern frightened into flight tern frightened into flight

another beach on Penguin Island another beach on Penguin Island

Erik dismounting a flat tire at Mandurah Erik dismounting a flat tire at Mandurah

Erik changing an inner tube at Mandurah Erik changing an inner tube at Mandurah

Christiane at Myalap Beach Christiane at Myalap Beach

Christiane examines some skid-marks Christiane examines some skid-marks

Erik and his bike after 400km Erik and his bike after 400km

Christiane and the 2km wooden pier at Busselton Christiane and the 2km wooden pier at Busselton

the 2km wooden pier at Busselton the 2km wooden pier at Busselton

Erik and a signpost in the middle of nowhere Erik and a signpost in the middle of nowhere

Christiane skinny-dipping at Margret River Christiane skinny-dipping at Margret River

a Bob-Tailed Skink (lizard) a Bob-Tailed Skink (lizard)

Christiane on the gravel road after Margret River Christiane on the gravel road after Margret River

Christiane at Alexandra Bridge Christiane at Alexandra Bridge

some vineyards some vineyards

waterfall near the Karri Valley Resort waterfall near the Karri Valley Resort

Erik on a suspension bridge near the Karri Valley Resort Erik on a suspension bridge near the Karri Valley Resort

a green paroqueet in the grass a green paroqueet in the grass

the Glochester (sp?) Tree the Glochester (sp?) Tree

view from the top of the Glochester Tree view from the top of the Glochester Tree

Erik and some paper-bark trees at Walpole Erik and some paper-bark trees at Walpole

long straight road long straight road

Erik on the road to Albany Erik on the road to Albany

view from the cliffs around Albany view from the cliffs around Albany

Erik about to jump Erik about to jump

Erik being chased by a Great White Shark Erik being chased by a Great White Shark

natural rock bridge near Albany natural rock bridge near Albany

Christiane and the Wellstead campsite (a tennis court) Christiane and the Wellstead campsite (a tennis court)

Erik on a bridge with a stagnant river below Erik on a bridge with a stagnant river below

Christiane on a bridge with a stagnant river below Christiane on a bridge with a stagnant river below

kangaroo resting on the road kangaroo resting on the road

the beach at Bremer Bay the beach at Bremer Bay

pelicans on the beach at Bremer Bay pelicans on the beach at Bremer Bay

the beach and sand dunes at Bremer Bay the beach and sand dunes at Bremer Bay

Craig the dive master and Erik Craig the dive master and Erik

Christiane and Erik in wetsuits Christiane and Erik in wetsuits

the windmill parking lot at Esperance the windmill parking lot at Esperance

long view of windmills at Esperance long view of windmills at Esperance

SuperErik SuperErik

SuperErik contemplating the sea SuperErik contemplating the sea

Santa Claus in serious difficulty Santa Claus in serious difficulty

count the windmills! count the windmills!

windmill windmill

close-up of a windmill close-up of a windmill

Lucky Bay - a beach near Esperance Lucky Bay - a beach near Esperance

Christiane - the Road Warrior Christiane - the Road Warrior

Christiane and Dirk - playing chicken with the road-trains Christiane and Dirk - playing chicken with the road-trains

Dirk and Erik - no worries Dirk and Erik - no worries

the Ford Falcon - transport of heros and their bicycles the Ford Falcon - transport of heros and their bicycles

gravel road to the beach gravel road to the beach

gravel road to the beach gravel road to the beach

Erik with the buried telegraph relay house Erik with the buried telegraph relay house

sign-post at the W.A.-S.A. border sign-post at the W.A.-S.A. border

standard symbols for Australian road-kill standard symbols for Australian road-kill

view from the cliff-top along the Nullabor Highway view from the cliff-top along the Nullabor Highway

pink lake near Port Augusta pink lake near Port Augusta

typical back-packer's room typical back-packer's room

Erik in the ballroom Erik in the ballroom

some swans in Adelaide some swans in Adelaide

palm trees in the Barossa Valley palm trees in the Barossa Valley

view of the Barossa Valley view of the Barossa Valley

Christiane on Maslin Beach (nudist section) Christiane on Maslin Beach (nudist section)

the landscape around Maslin Beach the landscape around Maslin Beach

Christiane and the Bremer River Christiane and the Bremer River

Christiane with the prickly-pear cactus Christiane with the prickly-pear cactus

close-up of the prickly-pear cactus close-up of the prickly-pear cactus

car ferry on the Murray River car ferry on the Murray River

view from the ferry view from the ferry

view over the Murray view over the Murray

Christiane on a cliff above the Murray Christiane on a cliff above the Murray

Murray River river-boat Murray River river-boat

Murray River river-boat Murray River river-boat

they only grow one orange in S.A.- but one is enough they only grow one orange in S.A.- but one is enough

bat bat

lizard lizard

snake (venomous) snake (venomous)

a Siamese kangaroo a Siamese kangaroo

wedge-tailed eagle (convicted of drinking in public) wedge-tailed eagle (convicted of drinking in public)

boa with no feathers boa with no feathers

the S.A.-Victoria border the S.A.-Victoria border

the Murray river near Gunbower the Murray river near Gunbower

the river-boat museum at Echuca the river-boat museum at Echuca

the river-boat museum at Echuca the river-boat museum at Echuca

view from a river-boat view from a river-boat

one field yellow and one field green one field yellow and one field green

trees drowned by damming the Murray trees drowned by damming the Murray

bicycle trap bicycle trap

Erik and the Murray after Albury Erik and the Murray after Albury

Chistiane and the landscape around Khancoban Chistiane and the landscape around Khancoban

Erik at a lookout point Erik at a lookout point

Erik indicating the enormous height of Mt.Kosciusko Erik indicating the enormous height of Mt.Kosciusko

the lake at Jindabyne the lake at Jindabyne

Christiane tries to hold it in Christiane tries to hold it in

Erik tries to hold it in Erik tries to hold it in

Christiane on a bridge after Jindabyne Christiane on a bridge after Jindabyne

Christiane and the mosiacs of Bredbo Christiane and the mosiacs of Bredbo

Christiane and the Jet d'Eau de Canberra Christiane and the Jet d'Eau de Canberra

gang of black swans gang of black swans

the leftist view of Canberra the leftist view of Canberra

the rightist view of Canberra the rightist view of Canberra

Erik defending ground zero in front of the Parliment Erik defending ground zero in front of the Parliment

exterior view of the rotating restaurant of Canberra exterior view of the rotating restaurant of Canberra

view of Canberra from the restaurant view of Canberra from the restaurant

view of Canberra from the restaurant view of Canberra from the restaurant

the Parliment by night the Parliment by night

Erik contemplating the coast north of Wollongong Erik contemplating the coast north of Wollongong

Erik contemplating the coast north of Wollongong Erik contemplating the coast north of Wollongong

waves crashing on the rocks waves crashing on the rocks

waves crashing on the rocks waves crashing on the rocks

waves crashing on the rocks waves crashing on the rocks

Erik on a beach north of Wollongong Erik on a beach north of Wollongong

the coast north of Wollongong the coast north of Wollongong

Christiane by a quiet stream in Morton Park Christiane by a quiet stream in Morton Park

dried-up waterfall in Morton Park dried-up waterfall in Morton Park

dried-up tree in Morton Park dried-up tree in Morton Park

Erik and the view of Sydney from Cronulla Erik and the view of Sydney from Cronulla

downtown Sydney downtown Sydney

Kathy, Mitchell, Christiane, and Erik in yet another revolving restaurant Kathy, Mitchell, Christiane, and Erik in yet another revolving restaurant

Christiane at Manley beach in the rain Christiane at Manley beach in the rain

Christiane regards Sydney harbor from the ferry Christiane regards Sydney harbor from the ferry

Christiane regards Sydney harbor from the ferry Christiane regards Sydney harbor from the ferry

downtown Sydney as seen from the ferry downtown Sydney as seen from the ferry

the harbor bridge the harbor bridge

the Sydney opera house the Sydney opera house

turtles making love turtles making love

downtown Sydney as seen from the ferry downtown Sydney as seen from the ferry

Erik saying good-bye to the bicycles Erik saying good-bye to the bicycles

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