Our good mate Chris Blakemore related a story lately that I’d like to share, not his usual tips and tricks or comments on matters ‘technical’, but more a story from the home front … it seemed his folks (70+) were sort of up Coppers Creek without a paddle.
Bev and Phil Blakemore, newbies, I don’t think so!
From crossing the Nullabor in a Morris Mini in the 60’s, to pulling vans across the same for years after, to owning and travelling in a variety of 4WDs and set ups, I reckon they’ve got most of it covered.
Their Winnebago/trailer/Suzuki arrangement is pretty well set up, again based on experience.
Phil has been through this area before, including spending time in nearby Charleville when past floods devastated the region and went to volunteer in the clean up.
They have mobile phone and uhf, but no signal could be found.
Here’s their story. Continue reading