Your Cape York Memories

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Did you live, work, travel or otherwise spend time Cape York in the old days?

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Do You Have Old Memories from Cape York?

Did you live / work / travel / whatever in Cape York in the old days and have memories?

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Back in 1973 
I was in Cape York back in 1973 working for the Bureau of Mineral Resources (BMR) We were there for six months, at the end of our term we were to leave …

Bamaga 1980s 
We moved to Bamaga in 1980 & stayed there until 1984. My father was the primary school principal & my mother was a nurse. I remember watching 4x4s …

The Jardine Ferry in 1986 
It was expensive, but worth it...

Back in June 1987 and the second trip... 
I have been to Cape York several times and the first was in JUNE 1987 when it was a touch raw but interesting. I took a Toyota troop carrier with NO …

HARRYS KOOLGARDIE SAFE SAVES 80 YEAR OLD CHARLIE THE SAWYER FROM CAMP BOREDOM 
"Hey Harry wheres that cold beer "yells Charlie at 5pm every arvo much to Harrys regret he cant catch the two mad Germans in the Yankee camp next door …

MAD MID NITE TRUCKIN GUYS AT LIONS DEN ROAD FIORD  
They say its only witches and mad men go bush at midnite, well try truckin in 20 tonnes of precious building gear in 1969 with the truck front grill stuck …

1970s Adventure 
I was a trainee construction manager in the 1970s early period up in Hopevale / Coen and Archer areas and have lost contact with my old mates up there. …

Back in the late 80"s Not rated yet
Yes I remember crossing the Jardine long before a ferry was ever thought of. I was 10 years old and had the time of my life on our family journey's. …

Cape York by motorbike 25 years ago Not rated yet
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 …

What happens when you mix Bi-Centenery Cooktown Harbour with Queens Birthday Weekend a tribe of bewildered dancers along with a lost ABC film pack & 6 crazy Irish lads, ill tell you what Not rated yet
Harry wakes up at 5am to plan the days events and leave Isabella Creek camp early to pick up old "Sow Easter" his best drinking mate. What's on i hear …

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