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THIS WEEK ON ALL 4 ADVENTURE…
Jase and Simon start out having a good look at the Southern Ocean at the Eucla jetty, which was an essential part of the nation’s telegraph history.
Before heading further west, the boys head north to reach a cave they’ve heard about. The cave ends up being an old hole in the ground, but the boys are not easily deterred. A little creative absailing gets them down into the depths below.
They explore the bat cave on foot then hands and knees until it branches out into a maze. It’s time to turn back and see if they can get themselves back out before they lose daylight.
The next morning, they take the buggies out to check out the track (and to have a little fun). They determine the trucks will be able to get through to a point, and the beach is always another option. The trees down here don’t bend like the ones up north, so it is slow going. Carving down to the beach seems the better option.
With the sun going down, they set up camp. And after dinner, Jase whips up a decadent Hedgehog Slice for dessert.
The next day they’re determined to get the trucks down to the beach, but the big trailer causes some trouble for Jase. Simon comes through with a bit of help.
Once on the beach, it looks like smooth sailing, but it’s softer than it looks. Time to pull out the shovels! But they’re motivated to get through, by land or by sea. A rocky headland jutting out means it’s time to make camp.
The neap tide doesn’t change the situation in the morning, so they head back to the main road and to try and reach their goal of Eyre telegraph station.
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