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About tbeartravels

It's been said that I know a little bit about a lot of things and a lot about little things. I hope I can share some of this knowledge with you as we travel.

Lyon and Perouges

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE WANDERINGS 2019  FRANCE: LYON and PEROUGES The name Lyon has nothing to do with the animal, it is more likely associated with the Latin name of the city Lugdunum, which was reduced to … Continue reading

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Eurovelo 6 France: Dole to Lyon

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  FRANCE: DOLE TO LYON with overnight stays at SEURRE, CHALON-sur-SAONE and TOURNUS. From Dole we rode around sixty kilometres to Seurre, which for us is a big day but we had a tail … Continue reading

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Our wanderings begin: France

OBSERVATIONS from the SADDLE of a BIKE  and our WANDERING EXPERIENCES of 2019. Avid readers of this blog will note that I have added ‘Wandering Experiences’ to the heading and I have done this because that is exactly what we … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Recherche Bay

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  RECHERCHE BAY     SOUTH EAST TASMANIA.  Where the French came in friendship. Our 2016 visit to Recherche Bay was to advance our understanding of the French connection with Australia, especially since spending … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Southport Lagoon

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  SOUTH COAST CONSERVATION AREA  SOUTHPORT LAGOON Our 2016 journey saw us back in the southern part of Tasmania. The plan was to take a canoe trip across the water from Southport … Continue reading

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Tasmania: Corinna and the Pieman River

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  WEST COAST WILDERNESS  Corinna and the Pieman River. From Arthur River we pushed on south to Corinna on the Pieman River where we made camp in a tent-only camping area. Timber … Continue reading

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Tasmania: The Tarkine and Arthur River

OUR JOURNEY TO TASMANIA — LAND of the ANTIPODEANS  WEST COAST WILDERNESS  The Arthur River and the Tarkine After arriving in Devonport on the north coast of Tasmania we drove east and stayed a few days with friends. It is … Continue reading

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