The Road to Nowhere
Trip Start Mar 11, 2011
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and those with a "No exit" sign. Sometimes we end up in muddy puddles
that Mr T can't negotiate, or in someone's backyard or in a workman's
base. But more often we find hidden gems; great little spots that only
the locals know about. That's how we found Hatters Creek.
Curiosity killed the cat but took us down a mostly decent gravel road
initially past a few scattered houses and then wound up and around a
mountain and met the low-lying clouds halfway
it led so we kept going until we found out. It was indeed a dead-end
and the start of a 3 day hike. It was already dark by then so we
u-turned outta there, and back to one of the few enclaves we passed.
We spent most of the next day there, just reading and sleeping in the
sunshine, alongside gurgling Hatters Creek. Nothing but nature. Only
one ute passed eastwards at 8am and westwards at 8:40am. A bird flew
in to greet Mr T and then he Tui to me one more time. Sandi the
sandfly and her mate, Bee, were our only visitors that day.
Later we discovered that we were on Mt Greenland (905m) enroute to the