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Old 01-21-2014, 03:49 AM   #136
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:22 PM   #137
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For Saturday David had planed a round trip including the Grand Ridge Road. We went through farmland, forestry areas and rainforest awesome landscape.



















For lunch we had self-made pizza by David's wife Linda and their kids Katherine, Adelaide and Harrison.
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Old 01-22-2014, 04:18 PM   #138
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Great Ride Report. You mentioned you really like BBQ. You need to come to TEXAS where BBQ is a true art form. And this is where the best BBQ in the world lives. Guaranteed.
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Old 01-22-2014, 10:40 PM   #139
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Great Ride Report. You mentioned you really like BBQ. You need to come to TEXAS where BBQ is a true art form. And this is where the best BBQ in the world lives. Guaranteed.
Hopefully I will be able to travel the US at some stage in the future. Then I will come to Texas!
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:40 PM   #140
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On Sunday I went into the actual City of Melbourne, first to see where I had to go on Monday morning and second to by some equipment. I bought some new motorcycle gloves and I went to the Queen Victoria Market to buy a proper Australian hat.

























The way back to Frankston got a little bit difficult with a heavy storm coming up and resulting of it strong cross winds.
After lunch I play UNO with Linda and the kids, hadn't played that for a long time was fun again. But even after three days the dog Rose was still a little bit afraid of me.

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Old 01-24-2014, 03:34 PM   #141
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On Monday morning I had to stand up early for the fist time since long ago.
The ferry over to Tassie was leaving at 9 am but you had to be there an hour earlier.
So my plan was to be at the terminal at 7:30 but I had to ride 60 km in Melbourne rush-hour traffic from Frankston to the ferry terminal so I leaved at 6:30.
Just as I wanted to leave the house I found a letter on my door wishing me all the best. I had to mention this because I really liked this lovely gesture!
On my way to the ferry it already looked like the crossing could get rough because it didn't look like nice weather.



And that's what happened.







Even the crew said it was an unusual rough passage.
It was quite often I saw people lying around seasick on the ground or with complete withe faces.
But I was fine.
When the ferry arrived in Devonport the sea was nearly nice. Although I got late on to the ferry in the morning I was one of the first to get off the benefits of a motorcycle :)
For the first night in Tasmania I decided to camp just a few kilometres away from Devonport in the small town Forth. There was a really well equipped free campground right in the middle of town.
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:45 PM   #142
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Can you check in your rear pannier for that Koala please. He mysteriously disapperared the same day as you left!!! We don't miss it at all.

I am enjoying watching your progress.
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:02 AM   #143
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Hi Folks,

Does anyone else not see the photos in this thread? My computer takes ages to load a page and then won't show the piccies. Seems to be unique to this thread.

Love your work Dominik, I hope you enjoy Tassie.
When are you back in Melbourne?

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Old 01-25-2014, 05:44 AM   #144
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I see the Pictures and they're giving me itchy feet again.
Oh i can almost smell the trees
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Old 01-25-2014, 11:30 AM   #145
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Cool2 It sounds like you are having a great time Down Under.

I'm looking forward to follow your journey.

Weiterhin guten Reise.

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Old 01-25-2014, 02:35 PM   #146
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The next day I went on to a round trip because one of me campground neighbours offered me to look after my tent. So I went from Forth to the Cradle Mountain National Park to do one of the hiking trails around the lake. From there I went back to the coast and followed it from Burnie back to Forth.





















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Old 01-25-2014, 02:41 PM   #147
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When are you back in Melbourne?

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Hi Brian
I am back from Tassie on the 13th but I will go straightway up to Bright for the Adventure Film Festival, but I will come back the week after.

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Old 01-26-2014, 02:05 AM   #148
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Hi Folks,

Does anyone else not see the photos in this thread? My computer takes ages to load a page and then won't show the piccies. Seems to be unique to this thread.

Love your work Dominik, I hope you enjoy Tassie.
When are you back in Melbourne?

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I think the problem with the pic should be over.
My pics are hosted at google and the had some problems in the last days.
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Old 01-26-2014, 03:49 AM   #150
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Pics come straight up for me
Great ride report. congratulations. Please How do you think for your bike tires performance at dirty road?

Maybe you've Reviews but I can't see any comments.

Thanks,good luck.
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