A recent bushwalk at Mt Mitchell, south-west of Brisbane at Cunningham’s Gap, with other young people of Brisbane West Deanery and Greg Endicott, of the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club, proved a pleasant surprise for LARRY HUYNH, of Corinda-Graceville parish. This is his story about the day
THE bushwalk turned out to be much better than I first expected.
Actually it was the first time I voluntarily went bushwalking and I found out I wasn’t the only one.
We had a large, diverse group. I was with people from my own parish, people from within the deanery and others I had the privilege to meet during World Youth Day in August.
It was a Sunday morning and things started off rather slowly.
We made a quick stop at a café in Aratula and then we were off to Mt Mitchell.
When we arrived we were still all introducing ourselves to each other.
There were 25 of us and there were many new faces.
After that we pretty much got stuck into the hiking.
As we set off, the last comment from our guide Greg Endicott, from the Brisbane Catholic Bushwalking Club, was “be careful of poisonous leaves” and that “it’s tick season”.
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