Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Finch Hatton Gorge Near Mackay QLD

Very cute nat park 80km West of rather over-civilized and materialist Mackay. 
I crossed a 20m ford, 30cm deep water to get to the Platypus Bush camp. Run by a Wizzened old character. small camp with basic facilities. But right next to the roaring river. Met a French couple there and had a good time chatting and talking re work and life in Australia. 

A few minutes up the dirt road are 2 walks to waterfalls. I took the shorter one. Very wild jungle... misty mountains and steep inclines.  

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