Usually a hike is just a hike. But on the last weekend before Australia went into shutdown, it somehow seemed so much more.
Karl is a senior entertainment writer at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.
In the before shots, trampers are walking on well-marked paths; in the after shots, they're wading in waist-deep water.
Moama to Barmah and back takes an hour by car, but six days on the river, which was plenty of time for Karl Quinn and his fellow crewmates to imagine themselves in a different era.