1988 Early Days in Purnululu
by John Wheatley
1988 Early Days
Our trip into the Bungle Bungles was back in 1988, the road in was very poor, full of pot holes with deep bulldust and areas of quite deep water to transverse. There was no drinking water although the Public Works Dept were drilling for water while we were there.
My Wife and I had a great time exploring the area, we also took a helicopter flight.
Whilst we were driving back to the main road we hit some bulldust and the towbar snapped on our 4wd. A truck from the Public Works stopped to assist us and arranged for a following truck that had a hoist on it, to lift our trailer onto the truck and transport it into Halls Creek for us. Thank you to the Public Works Department of Western Australia.
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