September 1993

September 1993

by Michael Lacy

Hello Katrin,

Thank you for send through the Cape York guide. The reason for my interest was that in September 1993 four of us flew out to Australia and hired a couple of Toyota Landcruiser campers and travelled the Telegraph Track.

On the way up we used the ferry to cross the Jardin river, but did the river crossing on the way back having talked to someone at the campsite before who advise the northern exit was soft, but the river OK, but to check for dips before hand.

After this went round to Normanton, Hells Gate roadhouse, Darwin into Western Australia, Wolf Crater, through the Tanami Desert with lunch at Rabbit Flats road house (now closed) and into Alice Springs. Down south as far as Coober Pedy with a trip to Chamber Pillar.

A few months ago there was an article on the telegraph Track in a UK 4x4 magazine by a Dutch couple who had travelled sections of the track.

I have included some photos of our trip on the Telegraph Track.

Best regards

Michael Lacy

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