Category: 2015

  • Cape York Day 1

    Cape York Day 1

    First day on the road is a relative easy one. As we are only going to palmwoods on the Sunshine Coast, we plan for a late get away to do final packing and miss the Brisbane traffic.  We get away at lunchtime leaving the keys to the house with my brother, God help us, anyway…

  • Cape york and beyond

    All future cape york posts can be found here for the time being   Cheers

  • Cape York Day 13

    Cape York Day 13

    Another early morning for me, so I grab a coffee and go for a wander to examine our first creek crossing today, which is canal creek. It’s all rock in the creek, with various entry’s and exits.  Some people are camp blocking some exits but it’s not an issue here. I wander back up to…

  • Cape York Day 12

    Cape York Day 12

    Time to keep heading north. We get packed up and hit the track out back to the Old Tele.  First crossing today, The Dulhunty, as we just camped for 2 nights just down stream we didn’t really stop. I walked it just to make sure I wasn’t going to fall into any holes. After this…

  • Cape York Day 11

    Cape York Day 11

    Well today we did very little of anything. I went for a drive and collected wood and checked out the gauging station. We swam, and ate, and swam some more. Up untill 5 pm we hadnt seen anyone since the day before, till someone drove in and picked a spot further down river.. Yep not…

  • Cape York Day 10

    Cape York Day 10

    Day 10  Woo hoo, Take 2 on Old Tele Track day.  Breakfast done, we hit the road at 8:30ish, destination Bramwell Juction Roadhouse and the start of the OTT.  Bramwell is only about 1/2 hour from Morteon and the drive is pretty easy, we go past the turn off for Bramwell Station and soon enough…

  • Cape York Day 9

    Cape York Day 9

    Planned 7:30 departure this morning but we are a little late, but we are excited. Today we will start the Old Telegraph Track and hopefully get to the Dulhunty River. Original plan was Bramwell roadhouse but as we made it to archer river should be no reason why we can’t be at the dulhunty. Awesome.…

  • Cape York Day 8

    Cape York Day 8

    We are up early and on the rd just before 8. Not long till we get to the dirt again, just outside of Laura, and the start of what is clearly going to be the worst corrugations I have ever being on, and going off what people have said I hope this is not going…

  • Cape York Day 7

    Cape York Day 7

    Made pancakes for breakfast this morning. Went down alright also. Packed up and we say goodbye to the lions den hotel. Turn left out the gate and our first stop is just after turning right onto the Mulligan highway. It is Black Mountain. After a look around here we continue on, the next stop…

  • Cape York Day 6

    Cape York Day 6

    Time to leave the Daintree Campsite this morning. We get up and have breakfast and a coffee and start our morning pack up.  No rush to get away early as we don’t have far to go today and want to take it easy. We leave camp at about 9am and make our way towards the…