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https://www.flickr.com/photos/complicando/sets/72157644055360763/ Its is a short drive from Cali over the misty peaks of Los Farallones, past El Dieceocho, to the pacific slope of Colombia’s Western Cordillera.  But in this  distance, many things change, both in terms of the visible environment, … Continue reading

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Day 2 continued: Platypus Bushcamp

Arriving in Finch-Hatton Gorge after our first 70 km of ride was a palpable relief.  Turning of the main road east of the township and leaving the traffic behind, we crossed cattle creek in the waning afternoon light, and winding … Continue reading

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Day 2: Mackay to Finch-Hatton Gorge

Day 2:  Woke at about 6 am am in the delightful Central Caravan Park, to the insistent cries of Blue-faced Honeyeaters and the tooting of Peaceful Doves… still audible over the rumble of passing traffic. My exped mattress was deflating … Continue reading

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then preparation…

So having made the decision to do it, I needed someone crazy enough to join me… And lo, there where even two of them!  Thanks Tom and Tiff!!   Then I needed to make sure I actually had the cycle touring … Continue reading

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our own solution…

So thats enough background…. What about our solution? I decided to do my expedition to survey birds in the Eungella National Park near Mackay in the most carbon-neutral way possible.  Whereas usually this work would be done using a Diesel … Continue reading

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why go carbon neutral?

A virtual consensus has now been reached among scientists on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC:  http://www.ipcc.ch) that greenhouse gases released into our atmosphere through human industry are causing the global climate to warm.  Using bird survey data and … Continue reading

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