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  • Thrasonic
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    We go camping on a frequent basis.

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  • chew
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    I nearly completed the Munja track. Covered 70 ms a day mainly due to waiting for the 4 x 4's as it was rocky and a bit rough. Camped at Turkey Creek and Bachsten River Camp, this place is amazing on its own with toilets, hot showers, swimming hole 200 metres walk as well as the Honeycomb caves and Bachsten Gorge within 2kms of camp.








    10 Kms from the Walcott Inlet things went pear shaped.
    Caught a rut in the track at about 40-50km/h and got body slammed onto the rocky centre of the track. Took a while to get my breath and get up. Felt like broken ribs. The support crew arrived 25 minutes later. Loaded the bike on a trailer and drove to the camp site. Every bump was like a steel pole being driven through my chest. Started passing blood and moving was difficult with shallow breathing to boot. Called the emergency services and got choppered out next morning. Torn ligaments near sternum and contusions on the lungs. Pee changed back to normal. Spent a week in Broome convalescing and waiting for the mob to return with stories of 90cm Barra. Spent 5.5 days out there and saw a lot. Also got a helicopter ride over some inaccessible countryside.



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  • Rhino
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    Originally posted by Crim View Post
    The main reason I would not consider a swag is because of the size, they just take up too much valuable space. I get the Aussie tradition but practicality takes precedent. I just don't have the space.

    A tarp, an air mattress & sleeping bag makes more to me if you want to sleep looking at the stars.
    Of course, it depends on your situation.

    I for one love them because of the fucking mosquitos!

    I've been woken to the sound of them.
    Open my eyes and shine a torch and there were about 10 of them on the outside of the mesh.

    Meanwhile, I get to sleep without long clothes or completely covered up.

    There's no perfect solution. I've got swags, tent, camper trailer and can't find a way to get rid of any of them

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  • Crim
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    The main reason I would not consider a swag is because of the size, they just take up too much valuable space. I get the Aussie tradition but practicality takes precedent. I just don't have the space.

    A tarp, an air mattress & sleeping bag makes more to me if you want to sleep looking at the stars.

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  • Rhino
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    The first time I used a swag, it was about 2 degrees over night or something.
    I was worried I'd get cold so I zipped that fucker right up.

    Woke up in the middle of the night gasping for air.

    It was sealed alright!

    The confined space will keep you warm enough.

    Once I got the air and the temperature regulation right - I found it extremely comfortable.

    It's not one you could take on a bike though.

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  • Graelin
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    A walk last night. Australian Fathers Day with my London based Daughter.

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  • chew
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    I head off in a week to meet up with some crew and ride into Walcott Inlet and surrounds via The Munja Track for two weeks. Will bring back pics if the crocs don't get me.


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  • Graelin
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    A new place for us, Ellendale Pool on near Walkaway. Very peaceful with toilets provided. We had some days at Cliff Head as well.


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  • CbrRider81
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    Originally posted by Graelin View Post
    Well we got a message from my Daughter, extend my airfare home!

    So may beautiful places explored, White water rafting, and horse riding.

    Argentina.



    Did you happen to be out at Hoffman’s mill over the Easter weeken?

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  • wonky
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    I love Argentina, I would go back in a heartbeat.

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  • Graelin
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    Well we got a message from my Daughter, extend my airfare home!

    So may beautiful places explored, White water rafting, and horse riding.

    Argentina.

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  • Graelin
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    The Andes

    Some of you guys wil remember the camping trip on the Holland Track with Short Steve with my two daughters joining us in tents.

    Well Bec has just sent her tenting pic hiking in the Andes Mountains.



    Machu Picchu



    A great effort up to 4,400 meters.

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  • Rhino
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    Thanks.

    iPhone and DJI Osmo 2

    Bit of a jag.

    Didn't know exactly when or where the sun was going to come up (I've got the apps to do it, but just took a punt as I was in a rush).
    I love the lens flare coming in at the end.

    Not sure if the the jitter is the two OIS systems fighting each other (common with that hardware combination), or if it's how YouTube is serving it.
    Need to check the local copy.

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  • TurboR1
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    Awesome! Done with an SLR and motorised dolly?

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