It was a “moment of madness” in which Robert Weber was looking for a shortcut on his way home to Narangba from the Kilkivan Hotel on January 6, which led to his 18-day ordeal of survival in the Queensland bush.
- The man became lost on his way home from the Kilkivan hotel
- He says he lived on waterholes and wild mushrooms and lost 10 kilograms
- Mr Weber believes if it wasn’t for his children, he would’ve given up
On Sunday morning the 58-year-old was found by local MP and grazier, Tony Perrett, beside a dam where he had been living for nearly two weeks.
Mr Weber had been surviving on wild mushrooms and dam water.
On January 6, Mr Weber had taken a righthand turn off a main road and followed what he thought was the direction “the crow…