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Heart breaking.

Postby NeilandPat » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:14 am

Just picked this up on another forum.

Don't know the story but I think there is a big lesson for all of us here.

I got well stuck on a beach in Peru. Luckily not near the water. I have always been tempted to do that drive for miles on the hard sand near the waters edge, but never had the bottle.

Beaches can catch you out.

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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby NeilandPat » Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:54 pm

Then the tide went back out.

It looks like an overlanding tour bus as oppose to an individually own truck.

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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby Ivan C » Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:25 pm

I agree wholeheartedly.
When your vehicle is your home it pays to take a conservative attitude to risk, a point well made by Steve in his book.
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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby NeilandPat » Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:14 pm

As mentioned I foolishly drove onto a beach in Peru. Only went 30 meters and got stuck for many hours.

The tide turns for no man

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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby crinklystarfish » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:09 am

Could be Fraser Island. I was there a few years ago - it's notorious for doing this to both experienced and inexperienced drivers. There's a bloke there who offers a tow-off service that gets more and more expensive as the tide starts to come in...

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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby Grommet1 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:46 pm

Have never worked out why but some pictures on here come up saying i don't have sufficient permissions to view them so I can't access it :(

Reminds me though of this video. I think you might know them Neil?

https://youtu.be/nXLEdr6puEg

Edit. Has just shown now have posted :D

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Re: Heart breaking.

Postby NeilandPat » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:07 pm

I only get that message in red when I am not logged in. Once logged in you can see them


Sabina and Rolo we know very well. Fantastic couple.

Their journey has now finished.

Some of the best videos we have seen

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