Saturday, May 6, 2006


Found and lost, but $3000 poorer

`James Farrow could have been forgiven for losing his way in the heavily wooded, remote area of the Blue Mountains National Park.

But when the British tourist ignored rescuers who warned him against returning to the steep escarpment of Cedar Creek to retrieve his backpack, he was charged with an obscure criminal offence and this week ordered to repay the cost of his second rescue – more than $3000.’

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