Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Min Min Mystery Lights Up Road Adventure

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Min Min Mystery Lights Up Road Adventure

Article excerpt

AFTER spending the past few days in Winton it was time to head off to Boulia, 360km to the west.

As we packed up, my wife Christine reminded me that I still had the yabby trap in the water so it was off to the wateras edge I went to retrieve it, her words of warning still ringing in my ears: aDonat go too close, it may be a bit muddy.a

Suddenly I was up to my knee in thick, black, oozing mud. Retrieving my leg was not a problem but the shoe I was wearing was another matter altogether.

I decided to donate it to the Long Waterhole mud gods and cut my losses then and there. There was no sympathy from my beloved, only a mild tongue lashing for both losing the shoe and delaying our departure. And to add insult to injury I didnat catch any yabbies either.

About 5km north of Winton, we turned west on to the Min Min Byway. …

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