Category: camping

Back to the Cape

Doc and I are planning another trip to Cape York next year. I’m trying to get him to extend it to 6 months travelling across the top of Australia – through Central Queensland, the Gulf Country, the red Centre, Kimberley, down the Canning, and back via Lake Eyre. Can we do all that in 6 …

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If you don’t like camping, you’re not doing it right

Poor Tanveer Ahmed. Fancy having to listen to the sounds of rain on the roof while you’re wrapped up snug in your sleeping bag, or hear the kookaburras laughingly greet the day uninterrupted by the sounds of traffic thundering past your bedroom window. Sorry, but I really can’t raise any sympathy. It seems to me …

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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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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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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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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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