Posted in Nature activities

Cycling to Melbourne

10.10 a.m.: Kids dropped off at school, check, sunscreen, check, water, check, muesli bar, check! Ok ready to go. As I leave the house I notice that I forgot my helmet. Helmets are mandetory here in Australia, so I had to go back. Continue reading “Cycling to Melbourne”

Posted in City activities, Victoria

Cycling the Dutch way in Melbourne

Coming from the Netherlands, where a bike is an integral part of everyday life and where there are more bikes then residents, it is about time that we continue that lifestyle here in Australia. Step one is taken, we bought bicycles. Today we started exploring. Melbourne is a very bicycle friendly city, there are many bike paths, but there are definitely more challenges hereā€¦. Continue reading “Cycling the Dutch way in Melbourne”