Walk on the wild(ish) side

Use it or lose it! Sage advice at the start of a three-day hike. I’d bought too much stuff to Hobart; double the suggested six kilograms.

“You’ll thank me later,” said Freycinet Experience office manager Sharon James, tossing out trainers, some T-shirts, a pair of shorts and a novel.

“No time for reading, you’ll be too weary,” she advised. “Besides, there’s no electricity and you’ll be fully entertained at dinner.” How right she was! And I did bless her later. Sometimes even a paltry 6kg can seem almost too much to bear. Contact me for complete article