Days 49-55: Cosmo to Tjukayirla Roadhouse

Day 49: 2pmjohn-clinton-great-central-road-e1477630334609-768x1146

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Meet John Olsen, he’s walking diagonally across Australia to raise funds for Leukodystrophy. Clinton recently ran into him on the Great Central Road.

Show this guy some love will ya, what a champ!


Day 49: 3.30pm

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Day 51: 10am

[Admin] Flash back to the very beginning of the walk: leaving Matagarup, Heirisson Island. September 8th, 2016.


Day 52: 4.30pm


Day 52: 7.30pm

– Garry’s Gallery


Day 53: 9.30am

“Clinton has a virus and we are back at Cosmo Newberry to see the nurse, is on antibiotics and rest up today and tonight see how he is in the morning.” – Garry


Day 53: 1pm

[Admin] Garry just checked in with the Perth Support Team. Clinton is unwell with a virus, they have taken him back to Cosmo to rest up and see a nurse. He’s ok, just unwell. He slept through the big race today and the feed put on by Cosmo PS but Garry got him some grub for when he wakes up. We will let you know more as we hear it!


Day 53: 5pm

14956475_716752948475177_6644447649714579475_nHey all quick update we about 2 days from the road House and that is about 108km We got a bit of a set back last night I got a cold and my left jaw has swallow up. So this morning we came back to Cosmo community to see the nurse about some medication to help with the swollen jaw. I be camping over night in Cosmo to be look after from the local before drive tomorrow back out to the camp sit where the team is to start the walk again.

I do apologize to all for not putting status up to let you know where I’m. There no signal out here and it starting to get hot now that why we start doing the walk at 3:30am stop at 10:00am and Start again from 2:00pm till 6:30pm. So I just wanted to let you know where I’m o.k


Day 53: 7.30pm

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Day 54: 7am

14907191_1882761011947086_6338352518567987800_n-1Good morning all how are we this morning. Just letting you all know I feeling better now. The swallow on my left jaw has going Down and I’m ready to go and get back in to the walk. I well be off Facebook for about two day until I get to the road house. Than I going to let the team have a two day rest at the road house before we make our way to Warburton town than.


Dy 54: 8am

14900585_1148994971858272_4426407123995179242_n“Cosmo Sunrise.” – Garry


Day 54: 9.30am

14876629_1882815415274979_1378266145260793305_oTo our tourist people who want to visit Uluru. If you have respect for us and our culture you won’t climb Uluru where our dream time begun. Respect get you long way in a way of showing that you care about who we are and what we believed in. Respect get you a long way. Please have a read by pushing on the picture to zoom in on the word. What is written from the heart land people.


Day 55: 12pm

14956525_1419670921394426_860871697992023052_n[Admin] Look at the awesomeness that is this cake! Made by the folk at the Tjukayirla Roadhouse. Wow!


Day 55: 7pm

14962553_1883523281870859_5668988653437695805_nHey all quick update just letting you all know we alright and have made to the roadhouse and now half way to Warburton. It mite take us about 8days to get to Warburton due to some car trouble. But we alright and going to try get the car fix before making our way to Warburton.

When I first started this walk I said to my self that no matter how hard the walk get I well not give up, I well not give in, I well not forget those who help me and I well not forget my family back home who watching me do ever step I take on the country. I well finish this walk no matter want happen because I choose to believed in my dream that I visualizes when I was a little boy on making a change. I well finish this walk because I have to support of people who believed on see this change happen.

Day 48: Cosmo, Newberry

6.30am

14724357_1795568574032544_3836440161348820291_n“Up early to see the sun come up, before we start the day. Dark nights lots of stars, the sun came up around 5 am, good country to be on.” – Noonie


9am

“On the gravel with Clinton Pryor, today we walked on a stretch of gravel that was chopped up. This one was a good stretch of road.” – Noonie

14563310_713438932139912_3189026237481400711_nIt going to be a other beautiful day of walking. The walk for justice well change me into something more stronger and powerful when it is finish. The time for change and hope as come.


10am

14716046_1142852312472538_5427906680088185545_n“Noonie, Clinton walking, Victoria Desert day 3 from Laverton.” – Garry


14572789_1571660922851460_2759816395876567126_nCosmo Newberry Aboriginal Corporation 

Clinton and crew arrived here today.. the kids walked up to the rise and greeted him and we had some refreshments waiting and a welcome to yilka homeland lovely to meet him and get to chat 😊


7.30pm

14713514_713709862112819_5071207271609220276_nHey all just letting you know we are at Cosmo Newberry community and now having a rest before heading up north tomorrow to get closer to Warburton town and onto Uluru the heart land. I like to thank the elders of Cosmo community and the people of Cosmo for welcoming us in and helping us with water, money, shower, food and to wash our clothes. So thank you Cosmo mob for the warm welcome

Day 47: Great Central Road from Laverton

6am

14713558_1795004084088993_7675948126359151552_n“Morning the sun is just up, a cool night not cold, looks to be a fine day today.” – Noonie

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6.30am

14713543_1878789535677567_8970476081645667195_nGood morning all just letting you know that we still getting signal out here how cool is that  I finely now walking on gravel road and loving it. I feel like I’m going be like Tarzan the cartoon movie man going off in to the wild  It is amazing and beautiful out here that connection I feeling with the land and the old people. It feel like I’m home.

I feel so happy out here . I starting know that I getting closer and closer to the most beautiful place in our culture Uluru. I well say to my self I cannot believed that I walking it to the heart land. I well keep my Facebook on until I get to Cosmo Newberry.  hope you all have a amazing day because I’m and running off into the wild with nature and the wild life.


3.30pm

14718890_1879000672323120_378330306248180076_nYyyyeeeee what a view. I love this country and walking in my old people foot step.


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6.30pm

14600892_1795258480730220_220797197993721456_n“Camp been set up at the moment, do we have a view.” – Noonie