The mountains of central Tasmania can be very cold

With cold snaps across much of Australia, how do you keep warm in your caravan or camper?

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Too many risks are taking knowingly or unknowingly. There have been way to many deaths and close calls recently from carbon monoxide poisoning....

Created: 26 Jul 2015 13:54
An essential electronic publication for all who travel and holiday in Australia

What communications will work for you on your travels?

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A regular question on this forum is about choosing the right communications for your travel plans. When do you need a satellite phone? What other options are available?...

Created: 16 Feb 2015 02:47


Self containment requirements at Wilks Park, Wagga Wagga

What does “Self Contained Only” really mean?

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What does “Self Contained Only” really mean? The source article has been updated and expanded 2018. Check it out. With more and more campgrounds specifying ...

Created: 11 Aug 2014 19:27
Waychinicup Estuary

Waychincup National Park

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The Waychinicup rivermouth into the wild Southern Ocean between two rocky headland

Created: 28 Jul 2014 12:38
Tomatoes are a fruit and are subject to fruit fly

Quarantine and exclusion zones. Where are they? What are they? Why do we have them?

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Where are they? What are they? Why do we have them? Quarantine zones occur at most state borders, and surrounding specific horticul

Created: 25 Jul 2014 13:06
Little Beach

Two Peoples Bay and beaches to the east of Albany

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Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve is unique that not just one, but two fauna species previously thought to be extinct were discovered here....

Created: 12 Jul 2014 14:16
The Kalgan Queen

Oyster Harbour and the lower Kalgan River

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Arriving at Emu Point, Albany for a morning aboard the [url=http://www.australiasomu

Created: 04 Jul 2014 12:22
The Gap

The rugged coastline of the Torndirrup National Park Albany

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On the rugged Torndirrup Peninsula you will see the features of the Torndirrup National Park, and visit the former whaling station at[

Created: 29 Jun 2014 11:18
Boardwalk Ellen Cove

Albany and surrounds today

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Continuing the story of Albany and the surrounding coastline Ellen Cove, Middleton Beach and Oyster Harbour From Ellen Cove,...

Created: 24 Jun 2014 22:47
Where is the Holland Track

Albany - more on the development of Albany

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Albany Museum and historic centre The Eclipse building houses the Marine Discovery Centre and the prism from the former Eclipse Island lighthouse is a centrepiece of the ...

Created: 11 Jun 2014 12:31
Monument dedicated to French explorer Nicolas Baudin

Albany - History of the first settlement in Western Australia

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Albany was settled some three years before the Swan River colony, later to be known as Perth. There were several European explorer visits to the Albany shores prior to ...

Created: 22 May 2014 05:35
ANZAC Peace Park

Albany Western Australia – Where the ANZAC legend began

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On the morning of 1st November 1914, the first convoy of the Australian Imperial Force and the New Zealand Expeditionary Force departed from Albany in Western Australia to ...

Created: 10 May 2014 23:02


Coles Laundry Booster

Toilet chemicals and alternatives

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In view of the often asked question on toilet chemicals or all about using nappy powders, the following says it all: Old fashioned toilet chemicals were basically ...

Created: 26 Oct 2011 05:35


Len Beadell's Tree

Photo Comp 2010

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This to me typifies the the beauty and adventure of exploring Australia. This tree is one on which Len Beadell placed a plaque during his surveying of inland roads....

Created: 26 Mar 2010 06:24


Carnarvon Gorge Queensland

Brief summary of our Big Lap in 2009

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The Big Lap 2009 While my Blogs are not yet complete, here is a very brief summary of our 2009 trip from Western Australia through the Northern Territory, Queensland,...

Created: 07 Nov 2009 14:00
Sand sculptures at Mungo

Mungo: Was the World's earliest civilisation here in Australia?

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With the recent opening of the Mungo Loop Drive for the first time this year, it is an opportune time to talk about the wonders of Mungo National Park....

Created: 28 Oct 2009 14:00
Mount Moffatt

Mount Moffatt – the roof of Queensland in the Carnarvon National Park

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We visited this part of the Carnarvon National Park from the Mount Moffatt section which required high clearance four wheel drive.

Created: 13 Sep 2009 14:00
Walking Carnarvon Gorge

Walking Carnarvon Gorge in the Carnarvon National Park

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Carnarvon Gorge was one of the highlights of our travels through Queensland. This gorge has so much of interest and beauty....

Created: 10 Sep 2009 14:00
The Crystal Trumpeteers

Jericho - a small town of biblical proportions

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Next we go to Jericho, on the banks of the Jordan Creek and south of Lake Galilee. This tiny Queensland town has a modern feature celebrating the Biblical town name....

Created: 08 Sep 2009 15:00
Drummond lookout railway line

From Jericho we make our way through Emerald and Springsure heading towards Carnarvon Gorge

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After leaving Jericho we crossed the Great Dividing Range for the first of many times this trip. Soon we were to cross the [url=http://www.australiasomuchtosee.com/200921....

Created: 08 Sep 2009 14:00
Tree of Knowledge

Barcaldine – Birthplace of the Australian labour movement

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Barcaldine was central to the shearers’ strike of 1891; the events of which lead to the formation of the Australian Labor Party and the amalgamation of Unions....

Created: 07 Sep 2009 14:00
Eagles Nest

Blackall on the banks of the Barcoo – so much history and so much to see.

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During the 2007 Heartland Festival, Blackall contracted metal sculptor Richard Moffat as an in-resident artist. Richard created three uniqu

Created: 07 Sep 2009 01:00
Barcoo riverside camping Isisford

$9 a week camping; you can't get better than that. Come with us to Isisford in Queensland

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We drove into the wide street of Isisford and were greeted by other caravanners as we stopped. “I’m going to pay for another week” one man said “Been here for three weeks ...

Created: 06 Sep 2009 14:00
Stone Pitching at Twelve Mile Dam

What is Stone pitching? A visit to Twelve Mile Dam.

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From Ilfracombe, we headed south towards Isisford. Just twenty kilometres to the south we stopped at a historic site and picnic area

Created: 06 Sep 2009 02:00
The Machinery Mile

A mile of machinery and more at Ilfracombe

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Twenty five kilometres east of Longreach is the delightful small town of Ilfracombe which is known for [url=http://www.australiasomuc

Created: 05 Sep 2009 14:00
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