Brisbane lockdown forces twist on tenting journey plans


“We have been all packed up, purchasing performed and all the things, then on Friday morning the announcement
got here out so my fiancee simply prompt to camp within the yard this time,” he mentioned.

“We did all the things the identical as we often do, simply within the yard.

“A giant a part of our journey is often the campfire, and cooking on the campfire, and you are able to do all of this
in your yard.

“Clearly it’s not precisely the identical, so it’s fairly a brand new expertise, and it was fairly fascinating and
thrilling.

“It felt like we went tenting someplace completely different as a result of we’ve by no means camped there earlier than.”

Mr Schledewitz began sharing footage from his tenting journeys on his Youtube channel about 5 – 6 years in the past.

After a three-year hiatus, he determined to start out tenting once more this yr after Queensland eased pandemic restrictions to stem the unfold of COVID-19.

“We have been free to maneuver round however all the time adopted the COVID restrictions, this weekend was the primary time it impacted our plans,” he mentioned.

“The scary half is that it could actually simply occur at any time, we’d have thought there could be extra
discover.

“However I 100 per cent help all the steps being taken, we’ll in all probability simply rebook our journey we
deliberate for final weekend this coming weekend.”

Since August, Mr Schledewitz has began a Sounds of Tenting sequence together with his fiancee and
canine Ted.

“At first, we simply used to go to the identical spot each time, like Stradbroke or wherever, however now
we just about go to a brand new spot each time,” mentioned Mr Schledewitz whose favorite spot is Kookaburra Hills on the Sunshine Coast.

“It’s proper on the creek, it was crystal clear, it was very personal, you possibly can’t hear anybody round you,
and the environment and all the things have been lovely.”

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