Hope Vale November 2017


Just a short drive along some corrugated road from Cooktown and we arrived at Hopevale. We were invited to visit by Dora who met us at the Far North Qld Country Music Festival. It’s been about nine or so years since Dave’s been here but a first time for Shelly. The Community up here seem so happy. We got to hang out with some local kids in the afternoon that had fun picking fruit off the trees at the Pastor’s manse. They were absolutely fascinated with Zoe as had not really seen a little fluffy long eared dog before. One came up to Shelly saying “who dat dog?” and thus began some great conversation. Our reason for coming to Hope Vale was to take part in a Country Gospel night that Dora had arranged in the Lutheran Church. The pastors of Hope Vale

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