Category: Travel tips

Oct 18 2011

You don’t need to be a 4WD expert to enjoy a good travel experience.

Doc and I are planning our next trip away. Now when I say “planning”, I mean we’re at the stage of deciding where we want to go. The only thing we know for sure is that it will be a 4WD trip somewhere in Australia. I’m happy to go anywhere. But before we become grey …

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Oct 09 2011

4WDing mecca, remoteness and romance. The perfect holiday.

The Old Telegraph Track on Cape York, Queensland, Australia is not only a 4WDing mecca, it is one of the most beautiful and romantic places you can visit. Its remoteness means it’s never too crowded, and the crystal clear creeks and rugged driving make travelling 25km a good day!

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Oct 02 2011

A long trip over rough terrain requires lots of preparation – and spare parts

Well, I’ve finally got Doc to set out how he prepared the vehicle and what tools he took for our Great Cape York adventure. The short answer is – lots. So this might have to be spread across a couple of blogs. I’ve already said something about the vehicles, so let’s start with the blokey …

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Sep 21 2011

How do you choose the right camping equipment for you?

Camping is not only romantic and sexy, but it’s easy if you have the right equipment, and there is a lot to choose from. There are so many different set ups, and so many different products that choosing the one that’s right for you can be confusing. So how to make the choice? For our …

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Sep 13 2011

Top ten camping tips

Well, we’re home, and I’m trying to settle in to the work routine again – and playing far too much spider solitaire!! But as Doc keeps saying : The end of one adventure is just the start of the count down until the next one. In the meantime, it’s time to reflect on the holiday, …

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