It is just a short
newsletter to note that the
Coen Police have now opened the road.
Sorry to those not affected but there are many who are waiting for
answers to come up.
In This Issue:
• PDR Open
• Still Need to Watch the Rivers
• Our Power Almost Back
• Feedback Always Welcome
Coen Police have said
that they have lifted the closure of the PDR, so you are
legal to drive up now (with a five tonne limit).
that some wrong-doers have made this needing a mention: These
newsletters are subject to the Law of Copyright - the only way to
legally spread them is a link to this page or a proper Facebook share
(cropping text and photos out of it to use them to build one's own
Facebook post is ILLEGAL).
rivers can still be up, depending on the recent weather
only days before you go (local phone numbers to check different
sections of the main road are all listed in the Destination Guide, Part II).
Cooktown Police at the rising Little Annan Crossing during
NEED TO WATCH THE RIVERS AND THE WEATHER
We can still
have late wet season rains, and we still have a little
more than two weeks left of the cyclone season (that might
nothing until you consider that only four days ago in 2014, we had the
Severe Tropical Cyclone
Ita in Cooktown - ripping roofs, creating a
mess that took months to clean, and making changes to the town that
can still see today, including a lost pub).
The cyclone we didn't know
about a week before, but sent us to the cyclone shelter. So just be
aware, AND - they also bring lots of rain, so the road would be
A ripped down roof the morning after the April 2014
Cyclone Ita in Cooktown.
POWER ALMOST BACK, YAY
usually aim to make these newsletters too personal, but I got so many
well wishes after the last newsletter. Yesterday
end of three weeks without power, now into fourth
It's been so hot without air con that we had to temporarily relocate,
but the parts finally
arrived this week, and the guys are finally working on it, so we can see it really should be
finalised some time next week - Happy Days
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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