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Boy Scout Jamboree – Australia

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From December 20, 1955 to January 30, 1956, I was privileged to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime as one of the six scouts and two leaders chosen to represent Canada for the first time at the Pan-Pacific Jamboree at Clifford Park near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Jamboree officially opened December 30, 1955 and officially […]

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Thur. Dec. 29, 1955 Jamboree

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Miles Today – 0. Miles to Date – 1182 Woke up to what sounded like bells but were birds. Crazy morse code birds. It finally stopped raining but got very hot. The muck was everywhere. As luck would have it, this is the most rain Australia has had in 83 years. Mud everywhere. My new […]

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