A special treat of a long ride in spring is seeing a new born calf being encouraged by its mother to take the first tentative steps
I need to add 1500 km in a day is beyond this piecemeal adventurer these days. But Australia is a good place for eating up long miles. On my most recent trip north I covered around 950km in the first day from Melbourne to Coolah at the start of the Black Stump Way. That allowed a more leisurely 500 ks the second day – and stopping for photos and sightseeing which I can share. I try to keep to the back roads which makes disctance eating harder but travelling for more enjoyable.
In the more closely settled countries of Western Europe off the highways 5-600k is a big day on the road