We are coming towards the
end of the busiest part of the season, and even though
there are still the September school holidays, the tourist numbers are low at
the moment, and this season, all in all, seems to have
been quite low in numbers.
The roads are corrugated,
as the mid-to-late-season roads always are; the Bathurst Head camping
system has been finalised, and CREB
Track is open for the season.
In This Issue:
• Roads Corrugated
• Bathurst Head Finalised
• CREB Track Open
• Feedback Always Welcome
The roads are pretty bad,
at least up here in the NPA.
South of Jardine
is always a bad patch, but at this moment, Bamaga to Croc Tent
is even worse.
HEAD CHANGES FINALISED
Bathurst Head paid
camping system has been
finalised and all the detail is up
to date in the Destination Guide.
It might seem an annoying thing from a traveller's point of view,
however on the paid
camping grounds we should be able to expect some caretaking, and less
rubbish laying around.
CREB Track opened for the
season last week, even though this track can get closed at
any time within the season in case of any significant
Contrary to some people's
statements on the internet, that this track is 'safe', or
even 'best done' while its closed - it's not only that the council has
its reasons and that it
is illegal to pass the road closure signs, but it's also
that part of it is indigenous land, and as we have seen
elsewhere on the Cape - disrespect
will come back to us in the end.
second year we have
Strait Cultural Festival on Thursday Island, and the NPA
in Bamaga, this year is off for both, and for those years TI has
another event - the Torres
Shire Multicultural Festival.
It's a smaller event
with no similar amount of cultural dances, but
is still a nice social event in the park and does have cultural
performances including singing and dancing :-)
I really appreciate any kind of feedback
on the Destination Guide.
me know if you enjoyed it while planning before the trip, and
while using the
information once on the
If you get any questions
anything, please feel welcome to contact me.
That's all for this time - happy planning, and happy travels to
those on the road!!
Have a great day :-)
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