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Fourty Years Back 
Hi Katrin. I found your newsletters very informative, especially for the new comers first trip, however being an old school traveler to the Cape going …

Way Back in 1974 
Hi Katrin, Way back in 1974, I journeyed from Brisbane up to Cooktown, then inland up to the Archer River. My buddy and I were driving a 10 year …

Crabbing on Cape York. 
Hi. Silver Plains Station was in my family from 1932 to 1965 and I can tell you, as a former part owner of Silver Plains Station, I have many wonderful …

Bob Gilbert 
My wife and i decided to take her 80+ parents to the cape because they have wanted to go there after hearing about the place from others who had been there …

Destination Guide Update 
I purchased a copy prior to May/June in 2016 and would like to get an update but I can't find my original email or download. Is it possible to get …

Back in 1973 
I was in Cape York back in 1973 working for the Bureau of Mineral Resources (BMR) We were there for six months, at the end of our term we were to leave …

Bamaga 1980s 
We moved to Bamaga in 1980 & stayed there until 1984. My father was the primary school principal & my mother was a nurse. I remember watching 4x4s …

The Jardine Ferry in 1986 
It was expensive, but worth it...

Back in June 1987 and the second trip... 
I have been to Cape York several times and the first was in JUNE 1987 when it was a touch raw but interesting. I took a Toyota troop carrier with NO …

"Hey Harry wheres that cold beer "yells Charlie at 5pm every arvo much to Harrys regret he cant catch the two mad Germans in the Yankee camp next door …

They say its only witches and mad men go bush at midnite, well try truckin in 20 tonnes of precious building gear in 1969 with the truck front grill stuck …

1970s Adventure 
I was a trainee construction manager in the 1970s early period up in Hopevale / Coen and Archer areas and have lost contact with my old mates up there. …

History of Frenchman's Track Not rated yet
In August 2017, Serge Chaminade was sitting in his home in southern France , trying to revisit his past survey works in Australia using Google Earth. …

Back in the late 80"s Not rated yet
Yes I remember crossing the Jardine long before a ferry was ever thought of. I was 10 years old and had the time of my life on our family journey's. …

Cape York by motorbike 25 years ago Not rated yet
25 years ago was cool, I rode my Honda XR500 from Cairns along with two four wheel drives, still remember getting across the first creek crossing to an …

What happens when you mix Bi-Centenery Cooktown Harbour with Queens Birthday Weekend a tribe of bewildered dancers along with a lost ABC film pack & 6 crazy Irish lads, ill tell you what Not rated yet
Harry wakes up at 5am to plan the days events and leave Isabella Creek camp early to pick up old "Sow Easter" his best drinking mate. What's on i hear …

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