"'michael hunter'" <>
RFI Cape York
"Tony Russell" <>
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 21:24:07 +1030
It's a Skywest aircraft Michael.
From: michael hunter
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 5:42 PM
To: Tony Russell
Subject: RFI Cape York
You were lucky, was that the drought year? Don't encourage these
guys, if something does go wrong they're in deep shmud.
Klaus won't drive up after the end of November, I think he was caught
for a week or two by the one of the rivers up there. I reached Cooktown
in January a couple of years ago, but it was a dry wet, and the road was
mostly sealed. In a proper wet even the sealed roads can be washed away.
By the way, what is this Brazilian you went up with? Sounds like some
kind of haircut.
I went to the very tip with 5 friends in January 2000, right in the
high wet season. We had no trouble at all with the roads either going
up or coming down the Cape and it only took about three hours each way.
The Brasilia handled the trip beautifully even though it rained most of
the way back. T.
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