Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Eye for an 'i'! Bulahdelah to Taree

A little hillier today on the Pacific Highway with fabulous downhills that we could confidently freewheel and enjoy on the wide, smooth shoulder.

We set off at 7.30am as usual and, taking short breaks every 10kms to break from the saddle, we arrived in Taree at 1.00pm.

Our first port of call at every destination is the local information centre. Manned mainly by volunteers, they are so helpful in locating accommodation, the nearest food store and the best way to rejoin the highway.

Taree is a bustling country town beside the Manning River. It too has been bypassed by the new Pacific Highway, but, unlike Bulahdelah, it is thriving.

Did 71kms today.

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