Monthly Archives: November 2010

Crossing the Creek

For 130 years there was a bridge here. It was burned down about 50 years ago. So this was the first time since then that such a party had crossed here! We could only do it with the help of … Continue reading

Posted in On the Walk 07/11/2010 | Leave a comment

The Yalimbah Creek Salt Marsh

The Old AACo Road crosses a fragile salt marsh which is sometimes partially covered by tidal water. The road here is made up of timber slabs, rock and corduroy – branches laid across the road. At high tide, it’s a bit … Continue reading

Posted in On the Walk 07/11/2010 | Leave a comment

Into the trees

From The Karuah Bridge to the start of the salt marsh at Yalimbah Creek is about one and a half kilometres of flat road under a forest canopy.

Posted in On the Walk 07/11/2010 | Leave a comment

Across the River

On Sunday 7th November, a little after noon, a very strong tide was running out. The tide had been very high and had peaked about one and a half hours previously. Now it was running out fiercely and frothing as … Continue reading

Posted in On the Walk 07/11/2010 | 1 Comment

Karuah – Get Ready!

On Sunday 7th November, around noon, walkers began to gather in Longworth Park, Karuah where a sausage sizzle was in action and preparations were underway for the First in Fifty Years Walk

Posted in On the Walk 07/11/2010, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Sir Edward Parry

  Sir Edward Parry was a noted polar explorer and for fifty years was the leader of an expedition that reached closer to the north pole than any other. His time as Commissioner of the Australian Agricultural Company saw him … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Background | Leave a comment

THE FIRST IN FIFTY YEARS WALK!

  THIS IS THE BOOKLET THAT ACCOMPANIED THE FIRST IN FIFTY YEARS WALK ALONG THE Old AA Co Road THE OLD AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL COMPANY KARUAH TO TAHLEE WALK BOOKLET General Introduction Welcome to the Old AA Company Road between Karuah … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Background | Leave a comment