Playing In The Sand…

February 3, 2021

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant v1.0 3/10/16 1:41AM 222 21 4 Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. Part 2 With my body clock primed from the previous day’s early start I awoke early, […]

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Playing In The Sand…

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant v1.0 3/02/16 2:38AM 470 16 5 Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. Part 1. My record on sand is a bit sketchy at best. So this time I made sure […]

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Roamin’ the Riverland

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant 8/25/16 3:00PM 330 24 6 Exploring the north banks of the Murray River, South Australia. (Heads up! This is unnecessarily long, picture heavy and rambling. If […]

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A Remarkable Adventure

February 2, 2021

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant 9/24/16 5:30PM 391 24 4 Running Wirrabara Forest At Night. Hiking Mt Remarkable NP. Back Roads Exploring. Unearthing the Southern Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Having done a gentle […]

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S O L O

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant 5/25/16 6:06AM 423 34 9 I like doing things on my own. I go to the movies on my own (I watched Prisoners on my own… Intense!). I […]

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Return of the Weekend Warrior

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant 3/01/17 1:13AM 368 22 7 Righyho, truck packed. Quick test run completed. Time for some real adventure. Bendleby Ranges has been on my radar for a while now. I suppose […]

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Muddy Sunset National Park

These are old posts from the now defunct www.overland.kinja.com. Rescued by a good person, before the ship went down. I’m just posting them here for my own record… Rufant 5/06/17 3:08PM 210 21 4 Murray Sunset National Park lies in the very north west corner of the state of Victoria in Australia. It is Victoria’s second […]

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We Out.

November 10, 2020

So it looks like the kinja-verse is being killed off for real this time. Before it goes, I just wanted to make a last post. (I’ll share it to rufant.com for prosperity) I discovered Overland.kinja after a HHFP post got shared to the front page of Jalopnik. I haven’t frequented Jalopnik in a long time, […]

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7 Days Bikepacking Through South Australia – Part 4

September 20, 2020

Laura is a town I’ve been through on many occasions. However I have never spent any time there, so with a few hours this afternoon off the bike, it was good to have a wander around. First, set up camp at the community campsite. That green stuff was nice. Meet the locals. You do find […]

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7 Days Bikepacking Through South Australia – Part 3

September 16, 2020

An easy ride due south of Quorn today, through the small town of Wilmington, then onto Melrose. A couple of maps for reference. No blistering headwind today. The weather back to SA’s signature clear blue skies, crisp air and sunshine. A nice gentle climb helped warm me up, a quick breather at the top. Things […]

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