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Oct 3, 2018 - West Wyalong at a glance

Well here we are at the centre of the Bland shire, or as it is correctly known, the Shire of Bland, its the centre of bland though, even a sign over the undertaker announces “Bland Funerals” obviously not the place to die if you seek a funeral with a bit of “pizzazz” The Wiradjuri people were the first to inhabitant this region. (Wiradjuri northern dialect pronunciation [wiraːjd̪uːraj]) or Wirraayjuurray people (Wiradjuri southern dialect pronunciation [wiraːjɟuːraj]) are a group of indigenous Australian Aboriginal people that were united...

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Jun 16, 2012 - When the wind stops blowing........

Kilometer count so far - 4,264 (West Wyalong) I know that it is only 3 days since the last blog, but I just had to share the big news that the wind has stopped blowing – at least in my face that is. It has started raining now......It is also day 50 on the road, so it is a big milestone. With lots of time on my hands while cycling head down into the wind for the last (seemingly) 3 years or so, I have had time to think. The headwind that lasted from May 23rd to June 14th was one of the strangest phenomena in all my adventure travels. It...

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