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Time to go


I'm hitting the road tomorrow - a new and probably the final stage in my life.

The Snowy River SR-19 caravan is almost packed and I'm organising my remaining possessions in boxes to store at my son's house.

I'll spend the first few days near Pakenham (Victoria) in order to familiarise myself with the caravan and be close to Bunnings and Safeway in order to stock up on the things I have forgotten or didn't think about.

After that I'll head into far east Gippsland to a campsite well out of mobile range and spend a few weeks there. After that... no idea... but my intention is to spend my time in the bush "far from the madding crowds". I'll be gold prospecting, shooting feral animals, fishing, playing Amateur Radio (80m will find me) and simply enjoying the bush.

I'll be a less frequent poster from now I suspect so go well all and take care.

Mike Harding



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Enjoy your trip Mike. Test every little thing out in the van & soak it all in as you do as you please out in the sticks.

The start of an awesome adventure I am sure!



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Enjoy life out there Mike and take care. The main thing is to enjoy the trips as well as the destinations.

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The only regret you will have will be that you didn't do this sooner.

 

Good luck and safe travels.



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blankstarehave good trip mike, GOT A NEW COMPUTOR THIS SIDE.Are you member VKS 737 RADIO outfit cheers roker



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Thanks for the good wishes guys :)

Tomorrow (Sat) turned into Sunday but I thought; "Damn it! I'm not in a rush" - although I think my son is patiently looking forward to getting his house back :) Oh well... took me 27 years to get rid of him so he can just put up with it :)

Anyway the caravan is packed, although still a lot of cupboards empty and space under the bed and in the front tunnel so, hopefully, the weight is not too bad. However the 4WD is very packed!

>Are you member VKS 737 RADIO outfit

No, I'm not. I have an "Advanced" Amateur Radio licence so despite all my years of remote area travel have never felt the need to join VKS737 or similar organisations. Amateur Radio offers a *host* of comms opportunities.



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Mike Harding wrote:

Thanks for the good wishes guys :)

Tomorrow (Sat) turned into Sunday but I thought; "Damn it! I'm not in a rush" - although I think my son is patiently looking forward to getting his house back :) Oh well... took me 27 years to get rid of him so he can just put up with it :)

Anyway the caravan is packed, although still a lot of cupboards empty and space under the bed and in the front tunnel so, hopefully, the weight is not too bad. However the 4WD is very packed!

>Are you member VKS 737 RADIO outfit

No, I'm not. I have an "Advanced" Amateur Radio licence so despite all my years of remote area travel have never felt the need to join VKS737 or similar organisations. Amateur Radio offers a *host* of comms opportunities.


 Sent you PM re Amature radio Mike.

Aussie Paul. 



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C U M H

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Well, it's here. You are heading off on your dream journey Mike so sit back, keep and eye open at all the great sights and enjoy the journey but,



Keep Safe on the roads and out there.

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Dickodownunder wrote:

C U M H


Affirm, You are entering Danger zone, I/you have Dr on board, I/you have Pilot on board. 



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Possum3 wrote:
Dickodownunder wrote:

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Affirm, You are entering Danger zone, I/you have Dr on board, I/you have Pilot on board. 


 Hahaha!

Nothing that serious Possum3

See You Mike Harding....  



-- Edited by Dickodownunder on Sunday 30th of December 2018 09:41:25 AM

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Hi Mike

Congratulations and heaps of good wishes.

I for one have enjoyed your thoughts on various matters and look forward to more at times when your in range.

Enjoy your next life style. Ralph.



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Enjoy your travels Mike and look forward to hearing from you some time in the future.

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All the best with your travels Mike, and Happy New Year.

Joe



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Take care Mike, travel safely & have an awesome trip exploring all the nooks & crannies you've read & dreamt about.

I'm glad that you have an understanding son. Our daughter-in-law is a minimalist so David definitely won't be getting any historic items that Pat has in her possession.

Back "here", we'll miss your stabilising thoughts in the discussions. Happy New Year!

And if you need a hand to see the sights, I guess sending a few Private Messages will get you lots of assistance.

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have fun mate

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