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Caravanning Green

It could be said that driving green is an oxymoron. Can one call oneself a greenie, as I do, and still drive the length and breadth of Australia in a diesel 4WD towing a...
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If Tow Vehicles Could Talk

I've been stationary this month at the lovely Walkamin Caravan Park, Qld, so there hasn't been much to write about except a lovely Christmas in July and other Walkamin happenings, so I thought a bit...
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Caravan Water Wise

Anyone who goes camping understands the limitations that a lack of water can impose. Aside from keeping our bodies hydrated and for those morning mood-enhancing coffees and teas, water is needed for other daily...
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Caravan Maintenance on the Road

There appears to be an attitude that the more you spend on your setup, the less likely it is that you’ll encounter problems. With an AusRV Byfield XT (offroad) family bunk van that cost...
Walkamin Caravan Park

Bound For Walkamin Caravan Park

Like most months recently, this month has been packed with activity! I'm still chasing my money after last year's fiasco with Yemmy being repaired (?) at Mareeba and having to be taken back to...
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The Carnival is Not Over!

Three things happened over the Easter weekend that convinced me that I should write about carnivals this month. A carnival set-up for the weekend in the lovely Cato Park in Stawell, Vic, and one of...
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Guide: Planning the Big Lap

Your dream is about to come true: that longed-for lap around Australia is within reach. But before you hit the dirt, there is planning to do. Regardless of how much time you’ll have on...

Easter on the Road

It's Easter time, so I asked a number of travellers what they were doing for the holiday. And, of course, the really hard questions, like how to keep the Easter Bunny secret in a...
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Fired up!

What a busy month! Since I last shared my adventures with you a lot has happened – mostly good but one a bit scary. The scary one was when I attended the 10th anniversary muster...
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Legend of the Wallaby

I often look for different ways to get home – as they say, a change is as good as a rest. Leaving Ararat, Vic, and heading home via Pomonal, I couldn't resist stopping to video...