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Australian Travel Writer and Photographer 💙 Caravan Holidays.

Stuart Highway Adelaide to Darwin – the Stats

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For those planning a driving holiday along the Stuart Highway which runs from south to north of Australia, here are a few facts and figures as they stacked up for us on a 4 week (25 day) getaway. Our travelling ‘rig’ is a Toyota Landcruiser 200 series V8 diesel, and our caravan is a 22ft Jayco Silverline.

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‘On The Road’ is Back!

I’m happy to report that a favourite caravan and camping magazine, ‘On the Road’ is back in print again.  Like so many other industries, some print magazines have struggled to keep issues going during 2020. Printing and distribution would have caused some problems as would have the reality of cross border travel not being possible and in some Australian states, lock down even made travel within the state impossible.

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Goolwa Cockle Season and the Kuti Shack 2020

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The season is open for collecting cockles at Goolwa Beach and whether you cook with them or use them for bait, it’s a heap of fun collecting your own. Cockle season starts from the 1st of November and goes through until the 31st of May each year. You can dig them out of the sand anywhere along the beach, parking in the beach carpark or at any number of places along this stretch of coast, then head down to the waterline with a bucket and a measure and you’re on your way. But for an even better experience you can’t beat jumping in the 4wd for a trek along the beach, finding a patch of sand all to yourself.

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Rawnsley Park Station & The Flinders Ranges Way

There are a number of station stays you can try when travelling in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia and Rawnsley Park Station is one I would recommend. Continue reading


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Most Remote Mail Route & Water Tank Art in Australia

Marree is one of the last towns to visit before you start entering desert country in South Australia. It’s over 650 kilometres from Adelaide in Arabunna country. It’s the junction of the Oodnadatta and Birdsville tracks and although there’s not a lot to the town itself, the hub is the hotel and it’s quite an oasis in this desert environment.

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Murray River, Lakes & Coorong Tourism Campaign

Coorong National ParkToday is World Photography Day and I’m excited to announce that I have been chosen to help showcase the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong and promote the region to travellers in South Australia.

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