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 ovation from about 20 campers on the other side, they were all waiting for me to 'stall and hit the drink'.
Put it on the back wheel out the other side and rode off into the sunset as they say.......it was a great trip.
A bit older now with two young ones under ten, have on occasion thought about doing it again, who knows, maybe one day!!
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