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Mark Beaumont's Diary

Mark Beaumont

Despite adding about 2kg to his overall kit weight, Mark carried a laptop, GPS tracker, three cameras and a voice recorder to help him document his journey.

He sent us text messages and phoned from the road and whenever he passed through civilisation, he popped into internet cafés to email pictures and videos.

Blown Away (well nearly)!

Mark Beaumont, Wednesday, 21 November 2007.

News just in from Nundroo:

Mon 19th - he camped in a beautiful position where the last tracker recording is before the battery ran out. He set his tent up with a south east wind in mind, however, half way through night, was awoken with tent all around him and the west wind blowing a gale! Great for cycling but not for the tent position overlooking the cliffs! He spent the rest the night lying on top of everything (including tent) to stop them blowing away!

A west wind continued through the day and he cycled 205km to reach 45km beyond Nullabor. Still same food situation (e.g. 'burgers') but he should reach Ceduna in day or two and be able to stock up.

He also met up with the support team for a cyclist who is going for the World Record cycling route that Mark just covered - from Western Australia to Southern Australia!

More soon...

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