Hiking the Yuraygir Coastal Walk in Northern NSW

Preparations for the intended Yuraygir Coastal Walk were not exactly textbook: 8 days prior – remembered that existing hiking shoes were all but expired, so purchased replacement pair.

7 days prior – given that I had not walked with a heavy pack for nearly 5 months, I embarked on a ‘training’ walk after work.  In doing so, I’m attacked by a dog and with the injury to my left calf, am barely able to walk for two days.  I have little confidence I can commence the walk.  So much for breaking in the new shoes.

2 days prior to the walk  – I’m groomsman at a mate’s wedding – you know how that ends.

1 day prior  –  NRL grand final with the boys – same ending! Continue reading

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