Day 9: Rest day - A happy ride around Australia (second attempt) - CycleBlaze

February 23, 2021

Day 9: Rest day

We had a little sleep in and returned to the zoo.

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There is no general consensus on the purpose of the stripes of the zebra.

Siamang
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Rita McCarthyCould watch this character for hours. Looks like you are having a great time Vince. Glad you got to have some R&R with Serena.
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Vince McCarthyIt was fun and very nice of Serena to drive up for a couple days.
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The palm oil industry destroys habitat of the siamang.

Cheetah
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Iran has a National Cheetah Day on 31 August.

Galapagos tortoise
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The Galapagos tortoise helped Darwin develop his Theory of Evolution. 

After the zoo, we went to the Japanese Garden.

Lotus flower
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Lotus

This lizard was carved from sandstone.
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We then went to the Western Plains Cultural Centre.

Bob Spears plaque.
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Bob Spears was born in Dubbo and won lots of cycling races between 1913 and 1928.

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Simon JohnstonTry to enjoy the warm weather - Canberra forgot to have summer this year.
Will you be aiming to see any silo art on your trip? https://www.australiansiloarttrail.com/map
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Vince McCarthyIt's been plenty warm everyday.

I probably won't make any detours to see silo art. I'll definitely see them if they are in any of the towns I pass through.
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