Long Point, Shoalhaven River
Morton National Park, NSW Australia, February 2001
Adrienne, Gregor, Pearl, Sam, and Danny; Anna, David, and DM
Photos by Gregor
We got away late on Saturday morning and stopped for breafast near
Marulan, at a service station which had a strange sign in the toilets.
We started the walk down around 11.
We reached the river at 1.
The water was mirky, but
we went in for a swim right away, then put up our tents/flys (around
5 tents there already, but no people). A huge goanna ate a loaf of
Anna and David's out of their pack while we were swimming.
caterpillars everywhere; I was throwing them off the sleeping
bag liner all night.
On Sunday, some started the climb out around 2.30, Sam and DM and I
left maybe 40 minutes later. We had a violent electrical and rainstorm
for the last 20 minutes, and were sopping wet when we reached the cars.
Adrienne's carload stopped at Sutton Forest roadhouse for dinner on the