Australian fires

Australian Fires: Aiding Wildlife

The terrible Australian fires have devastated us all. Those of us lucky enough to have travelled this unique country have had the privilege of encountering native wildlife, and of visiting landscapes that have now...
sway control

Sway Control

I guess you are wondering what's happening with Yemmy after reading last month's column. The short answer is 'nothing'!  My friend, Eric, has been flat-out preparing in case the fires spread to his property in...
Big Lap

Big Lap Reality!

With a vision of how things are going to go on your Big Lap, your excitement builds. You can’t wait for those perfect days with your family enjoying new destinations and experiences, and building...
Omeo

Mustering in Omeo

When I fed my destination – Omeo, Vic –  into my GPS for my visit to the ACC Gippsland Gypsies muster, I didn't really look at the route and it wasn't until I was...
Warrnambool

A Windy Warrnambool Muster

The weather gods didn't smile on us as we gathered at Warrnambool, Vic, for the 13th Australian Caravan Club's National Muster and AGM. Despite the weather, we had a great time and even the flapping...
Adelaide

A Quick Trip? Not So Fast

I left you last week as I headed to Adelaide for a few days with my son Chris and daughter-in-law Marijana. At least, it started as a few days but Yemmy managed to turn...

Murphy Strikes Again

Having had two months resting at Walkamin, Qld, Murphy must have been planning how to best upset me when I set out for Alice Springs. Having motored through the twisty, hilly stretch to Ravenshoe for...
green

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...
tow vehicle

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...