The Wild West: Episode 10
THIS WEEK ON ALL 4 ADVENTURE…
We have arrived at the season finale of The Wild West, and this week the boys are travelling from Exmouth up toward the Pilbura. But a bit of a mechanical problem means it’s time to pull over to take a look. The wet weather means the shoulder is softer than anticipated as well, as the camera truck get into their own problem.
The weather continues to be an issue, so they waste no time getting the big boat into the water at Karratha to head out to the remote Montebello Islands out in the Indian Ocean. They require extra fuel and fresh water on board which means there wasn’t a lot of extra room for fresh food luxuries. It’s time to live off the land, and Jase goes on a hunt for some tucker.
The next day the boys go exploring in a mangrove creek and find some new underwater friends along the way.
Later the boys head over to Hermite Island, which was the site main control tower which oversaw the British nuclear weapons tests in 1952 & 1956. The buildings are only shells of their former selves, but with a little imagination, the boys can picture what went on there back in the day.
When the boys get hungry, that means it’s time to find some food. So they flick a lure and see what comes up in time for dinner. And another day they dive for some huge crayfish. (We’ve got a crayfish curry cook-up from earlier in the series, so it’s a good time to show how to whip that up!)
The rain and wind result in huge swells that are too dangerous to venture out into. So they do a bit more exploring of the islands, but the visits are short with the area still being radioactive. They find curled pieces of metal and remnants from those experiments as they approach ground zero of the 1956 explosion. They also come across an old abandonned pearling station.
The weather finally permits the boys to get a clear run back to the mainland, and on the way, they come upon a huge rusting dredge that had broken from its moorings in a cyclone.
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