With the arrival of Covid on the world scene, our travel horizons have changed dramatically.
In Australia, the national borders were closed – it was prohibited to leave the country – and in addition the state borders have periodically been closed as well. At this time it is impossible to cross the South Australian border and travel to either New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.
Travel, at least for us, is about freedom. Anya and I have focused on bike riding the back roads of South Australia to find that freedom. And more than that. To experience a change in environments, images and scenes.
Riding alone on the unsealed back roads means: solitude, space, emptiness and silence. It is to experience remote and sparsely populated areas of a planet rapidly becoming overcrowded.