Monthly Archives: November 2010
For 130 years there was a bridge here. It was burned down about 50 years ago. So this was the first time since then that such a party had crossed here! We could only do it with the help of … Continue reading
The Old AACo Road crosses a fragile salt marsh which is sometimes partially covered by tidal water. The road here is made up of timber slabs, rock and corduroy – branches laid across the road. At high tide, it’s a bit … Continue reading
From The Karuah Bridge to the start of the salt marsh at Yalimbah Creek is about one and a half kilometres of flat road under a forest canopy.
On Sunday 7th November, a little after noon, a very strong tide was running out. The tide had been very high and had peaked about one and a half hours previously. Now it was running out fiercely and frothing as … Continue reading
On Sunday 7th November, around noon, walkers began to gather in Longworth Park, Karuah where a sausage sizzle was in action and preparations were underway for the First in Fifty Years Walk
Sir Edward Parry was a noted polar explorer and for fifty years was the leader of an expedition that reached closer to the north pole than any other. His time as Commissioner of the Australian Agricultural Company saw him … Continue reading