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It’s rusted, oyster encrusted and it’s Currumbin’s hidden rail trail. Our use of highways and high speed trains has seen many old railway lines abandoned. Some old railway corridors have been re-purposed for walking, cycling and horse-riding. Known as rail trails, they transform a dilapidated piece of public infrastructure into a useful public asset. Why? Rail trails attract tourists, encourage active lifestyles, provide safe pathways free of vehicles and fumes, and they often serve as valuable habitat… Read More

Under a broad blue sky, the day was gathering heat as I rode along the Gold Coast Oceanway near Bilinga. From here to Kirra, the Oceanway is a three metre wide pathway shared by bicycle riders, pedestrians, skaters and wheelchairs. Up ahead I saw two bike riders setting a good pace. “Good morning, good morning!” I said as I neared to overtake. An echo came back, “good morning” in a deep voice and… Read More

Travelling, cycling, swimming… and a good dose of watermelon – now that’s a good summer! 😀 My summer holiday is over and there’s a new year to enjoy! To start 2016 and to celebrate the joys of summer on Australia’s east coast, here’s a photo story featuring scenes from the past few weeks in a short video (1min 54secs):