Touchdown Alice Spring- The Outback Town

I’ve finally set foot at the tropic of Capricorn the Red Center and being welcome by the kakalyalya :). It was another long hot ride (500+-km) from Tennant Creek. Except for a brief of rain along the way the rest of the journey through the central of Australia is dry and quiet. The view is majestic tho the vast stretch of nothingness plus heat can be quite challenging, especially considering the long distance from one town to another and temperamental extreme weather. You need to prepare yourself physically and mentally cause it’s either you and your bike make it or break.Well I am travelling during summer. The first thing I notice was the birds. There are so many of them flying freely around you, they call it the backyard bird here. Birdwatchers should love this. I could see  many Galah Cockatoo bird, it maybe also known as the Pink cockatoo Leadbeater’s or Roseate cockatoo.

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Touchdown Mt Isa…I’m one HOT rider

Literally

Bismillah …I’ve safely reach Mt Isa after three (3) consecutive days on the hot tundra road. All in all it was around 1700 km route from my last stop in Brisbane. The temperature around these areas are not forgiving sometimes with heat at noon skyrocketing up to 52-53 Celsius, making it very difficult for me to shoot any pictures. Even in the shades the temperature is around 45 Celsius. Along the way I see lots of animals died near the roadside because of thirst and some are victims of roadkill. Maybe they are force to come out in search of water due to the heat and some got hit. Things got worse when I could see carcass of dead animals for every 10-15 meters during the ride. This continues for some 500-600 km stretch down the road. The nights are as unforgiving with temperature around 43 Celsius. From windy rainy road, to hot blazing tundra, the temperamental roads of Australia is definitely one of a kind. Will try to reorganize my things quickly and update on stories.