Dutch Family Around The World

Dutch Family Around The World

Postby FAMILYONWHEELS » Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:50 am

Dear Cyclists,
We are David,Amira & Salome and go Biking on 2 bikes with 3 People,
1 Midwife , 1 Child & 1 Playback Theatre Actor/Musician(Melodic Percussion).

Our Goal is to end in Australia 2 live & work in Queensland.

But first Cycle around Australia , we are still looking for nice campsites where our girl can have some fun.

Hope to meet you all on the Road, we have a pink and purple Santos Rohloff Bike with belt drive so if you see that it's us.

PS1: Tips for Queensland :if you know nice places to go to meet musicians to create a nice trio or quartet for jazz,bossa/world music let me know.

PS@: if you know a nice place to work as an midwife let us know

Happy Vibes Merry X-mas and an Creative 2010

Peace

David,Amira & Salome
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Pax » Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:28 am

Hi and welcome to the forum.

Sounds like a great plan...when are you coming to Qld?

Regarding music; The annual Woodford Folk Festival is a fantastic music festival which is much more than "folk". Heaps of world music and jazz/blues/roots etc.
http://www.woodfordfolkfestival.com/home/

It starts Boxing Day and goes until January 2nd
It has a specific camping section for people who are travelling by bike plus other support for cyclists such as luggage pick up and security etc (see the following link: http://www.woodfordfolkfestival.com/mai ... menuID=117

However you do need to be aware how HOT and humid it can be to ride in Qld at that time of year. It is a serious issue for those who are not aclimatised.

Regarding working as a midwife, Qld Health is depsarately short of nursing staff of all kinds so work will be easy to come, Unfortunately you may find that Qld is very hospital-centric in its approach to birthing compared to Europe!! Home births etc and the role of mid-wifes and hierachy with doctors is an ongoing topic of strong debate across the country.

Anyway sounds like you will have a great time, keep us informed of your plans I am sure the BNA members across Australia will be of help to you.

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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Sun Dec 20, 2009 8:21 am

Bastork, are you dutch :?
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby damhooligan » Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:26 am

welcome to the forum 8)

Sounds like you guys have a lot of fun 8)
looks like you where stil in the netherlands last month,so where are you now?

is this you?
http://twitter.com/familyonwheels
http://ecoliciousfamily.blogspot.com/
looks like you don't have a lack of sponsers...
how did you get so many sponsors?? :shock:


when are you arriving in australia, and what route are you taking??
(and don't forget the helmets...)
The dutch have one word to describe the aussie MHL, this word is ;
SCHIJNVEILIGHEID !!
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby FAMILYONWHEELS » Mon Dec 21, 2009 2:00 am

Thanx for the tips, it will take some time before we are there but already busy with planting some seeds and hope when we arrive there are some beautifull Flowers that we can enjoy.

I know as an musician it takes a lot of time to find musicians to play with and to perform on Festivals.
Here in Holland i play on Jazz Festivals and in Theatre Groups but when we arrive in Australia we have to start from zero.

So i am really thankfull for your tips and advice.

Still looking for an Guitar,Sax or Bass Player to perform with.

But first we gonna Cycle.

My Music Style is on WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/SAMSONART

Thanx for your time

Greetings and warm regards from a snowing Holland.

Here all the traffic is down but i cycled to the shops with no problem at all.

Happy Days

David
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Zynster » Mon Dec 21, 2009 9:37 am

Hi David. Looking at your video I think we have similar tastes in music. Please look me up when you get to Brisbane. I'd love to have a jam.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby FAMILYONWHEELS » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:47 pm

Zynster wrote:Hi David. Looking at your video I think we have similar tastes in music. Please look me up when you get to Brisbane. I'd love to have a jam.


Dear Zynster, i love to have a jam, it will take some time but when we arrive we gonna jam,
merry x-mas

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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:40 pm

Zynster wrote:Hi David. Looking at your video I think we have similar tastes in music. Please look me up when you get to Brisbane. I'd love to have a jam.

:shock:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Zynster » Wed Dec 23, 2009 8:04 pm

pine wrote:
Zynster wrote:Hi David. Looking at your video I think we have similar tastes in music. Please look me up when you get to Brisbane. I'd love to have a jam.

:shock:

:lol:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby elmo » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:05 pm

Hippie's jam. I think I can hear the tambourines already...

:shock: :twisted:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:08 pm

elmo wrote:Hippie's jam. I think I can hear the tambourines already...

:shock: :twisted:

You can join in Elmo, aren’t you a musician, it would be fun, just grow your hair more. :wink:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby elmo » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:12 pm

No thanks. Hippies jam. Real muso's work.

I don't fit into hippie culture. I got kicked out of the commune because I got a hair cut and used soap. Sucks to be me.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:40 pm

Shame Woodstock is not around anymore.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Pax » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:42 pm

Jeeeez this forum used to be a lot less judgmental!!!!!

Music, Hippies, Jazz, Didge, its all creative, its peaceful, its great
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Missy24 » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:43 pm

Anyone willing to judge another should also be willing to judge themselves just as hard if not harder.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:47 pm

Pax wrote:Jeeeez this forum used to be a lot less judgmental!!!!!

Music, Hippies, Jazz, Didge, its all creative, its peaceful, its great


Yes but now it is interesting. Freedom of speech
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Pax » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:53 pm

Plenty of interest and humour all over the forum...hassling apparently friendly cyclists who are interested in visiting our courntry....hmmmmm not too interesting really, but to be fair that is only my opinion, for those of you who find taking the piss out of fellow cyclists interesting....that is your absolute "right".

Hope you enjoy it.

Merry Christmas
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:55 pm

Pax wrote:Plenty of interest and humour all over the forum...hassling apparently friendly cyclists who are interested in visiting our courntry....hmmmmm not too interesting really, but to be fair that is only my opinion, for those of you who find taking the piss out of fellow cyclists interesting....that is your absolute "right".

Hope you enjoy it.

Merry Christmas


No one is taking the piss, I was actually worried about the baby's hearing, and the rest.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Zynster » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:58 pm

pine wrote:No one is taking the piss, I was actually worried about the baby's hearing, and the rest.


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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:27 am

Zynster wrote:
pine wrote:No one is taking the piss, I was actually worried about the baby's hearing, and the rest.


:shock:

http://www.youtube.com/SAMSONART#p/f/6/uafmPGfP1B8
:shock: me too.
But they look happy and they send out lots of peace and love. Shame the world is not really like that.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Zynster » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:39 am

Honestly Miss Pine. If a bit of didge and steel drum upsets your delicate sensibilities, then I challenge you to watch this video. You must watch it all the way through, with the sound up high. :lol:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:51 am

Zynster wrote:Honestly Miss Pine. If a bit of didge and steel drum upsets your delicate sensibilities, then I challenge you to watch this video. You must watch it all the way through, with the sound up high. :lol:


:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I am severely traumatized. Are they coming here for a bike tour as well
That should be used for a new exorcist movie sound track

Please Zynster, tell me that was not you.
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby Zynster » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:52 am

pine wrote:Please Zynster, tell me that was not you.


I could only dream of being that awesome. :lol:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby pine » Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:54 am

OMGosh :shock:
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Re: Dutch Family Around The World

Postby elmo » Thu Dec 24, 2009 5:32 pm

Zynster wrote: this video.


AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

ABABABABAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA WT? HAHAHAHAHAHA
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