I have been quiet for a while, which is normal for the second half of
the year, but it does not mean things have not been happening :-)
Besides the tracks, I have been busy with my personal life,
moving to the Tip of the Peninsula.
Other news is that the
weather got rainy, it turned over a weekend and is bucketing now.
As a result, the roads
are closing, amid predictions about a potential cyclone.
In This Issue:
• National Parks Close for the Wet Season
• Roads Close Due to Rains
• Personal News
• Feedback Always Welcome
PARKS CLOSE FOR THE WET SEASON
First, and that would happen without the rains - the following
national parks have now been closed for the Wet Season:
Melville National Park
Thumotang National Park
River Goldfields Reserve
Road closure at Battle Camp / Starcke Track junction
last Wet Season, early 2015).
They closed about a week
ago in mid-December, while the skies were still all sunny.
CLOSE DUE TO RAIN
We woke up to rain on Saturday morning, and it has been more or less
The roads are closing one
by one, and so far they include:
* Roads around Palmer River Goldfields - Whites Creek Road and
Fairview/ Palmerville Road
* All the roads through the Lakefield and Cape
Road and Starcke
Charlotte Bay - Marina Plains, Lilyvale and Port Stewart Road
* Musgrave to Pormpuraaw Road
* Artemis / Dixie Road
More roads may get closed as more rain is predicted for the
week, and there is talk about a possible cyclone.
The weather does look that way - the proper Wet might not be here, but
it looks like the kind of rain we usually get around cyclones.
Weather in Bamaga this weekend, and it is still raining,
just as bad, as I write on Monday.
as some of
you know, I have left
Cooktown and moved to the Northern Peninsula Area, so it
has been a year with some changes in my personal life.
good thing is, you will be hearing from the Tip, and I am
just hoping that I did not bring any cyclones :-)
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 this time, and if you don't hear from me before - Merry
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