The group assembled at the Byford Caltex Service Station at 5.45pm as agreed with a little help from the trip leader who called the lost Chalkie who had trusted google and was looking behind the local railway station some distance away.
The briefing was comprehensive and included the informative:
“The first gate is locked, but I don’t have the key , which is unfortunate because I know the track from there.
The second gate may be open and I think I know the way from there.
The third gate is locked but I have...
Participants: 29 Adults , 2 kids.
The Cheynes Beach camping trip ran from Saturday January 10 to Tuesday January 20. We had booked 3 group areas consisting of 4 sites in each area. And 3 other members had booked their own sites, making a total of 15 (29 adults and 2 kids).
This was the second year that we have led this trip to Cheynes Beach. So this trip was planned to be more relaxed without needing to run day trips to explore the area. So over the 10...
Location: Avon River Hills and Valley
Participants: 8 Members cars , 3 Visitors cars.
Meeting place: Gingers Roadhouse, Great Northern Hwy. 8.45 for 9am start.
Members and visitors enjoyed this trip though farmland, forest and wilderness reputed to be the hideout areas of Joseph Bolitho Johns AKA “Moondyne Joe”, the infamous WA bush ranger in the 1860s.
The convoy set off after a briefing by Stephen, with Pat acting as Tail End Charlie. The start was delayed very slightly to allow emergency vehicles dealing with the hot weather and a...