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Issue seven of Camping With Your 4WD hit the shelves yesterday. In it are a couple of articles I wrote outlining a few weekend getaways for 4WD-inclined travelers from Hobart and Darwin. A few more cameos from Lisa’s parents in the Hobart article, camping along the Lyell Highway and also on Bruny Island.
Back to civilization after our marathon day of driving around The Central Deserts, we spent a few days in Broken Hill with our good mate Todd on our way back to Adelaide. Todd and a few of our other friends from university in Adelaide grew up in Broken Hill, a remote mining town in western […]
Regardless of their artery-clogging, tummy-enlarging, generally unhealthy food offerings I find it very difficult to pass through an Australian country town without sampling the fare at the local bakery. In the Northern Territory and northern Western Australia this wasn’t so much of a problem for us as bakeries were very few and far between. As […]
We left Bedourie early Sunday morning headed for the famous Outback settlement of Birdsville, just north of the Queensland/South Australia border. It was a muddy drive along the sections of road between the towns that were unpaved (roughly 65% of the track is paved), the clay floodplains holding on to the water from the torrential […]
Issue six of Camping With Your 4WD has been out for a few weeks, but with our trip to Lizard Island and then time in Bedourie we haven’t been near too many newsagents. This article details our trip through Northeastern Tasmania with Lisa’s parents during February. A few cameo shots of Carol and Greg should […]
Planet View: S24°21.770’ E139°28.206’ Street View: S24°21.770’ E139°28.206’ It’s a long way from Cairns to Adelaide. 2738 kilometers (1701 miles) miles if you take the shortest route. We made our way through Australia’s centre via the small cattle station outpost of Bedourie in southwest Queensland. It’s 1729 kilometers (1074miles) from Cairns airport – where we […]