- Start date: 31 October 2019
- Age When Completed: 51
- Direction Walked: North to South
66 glorious days
Track towns had excellent supplies
Living outdoors for so long such that I felt completely comfortable with nature and its so called hardships; walking among the majestic karri and tingle forests (great to share that with Mark Meekan see photo); the 150km slog across the swampy, sandy Pingerup plains ending at the azure Southern Ocean; spending Christmas at Peaceful Bay caravan park with a generous bunch of fellow ‘aussies’ with origins from all corners of the globe; and sharing the last week with my incredible wife and awesome daughter.
It is fear that holds us back. Fear of not meeting expectations; fear of what other others might say; fear of getting hurt; and fear of the unknown. I faced all of those fears by just putting one foot in front of the other and feeling proud at the end of the day when I reached another hut or town.
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