The carefree fun of caravanning holidays is something that never leaves you, no matter how much older you get it seems. There’s something about eating and living outdoors, especially with a group of friends that have known each other for a long time, which brings out the fun times and the child in everyone.
Oh dear, there is only one month (officially) left of summer in Australia, though I’m sure there will be some people happy to see the back of it and get on with cooler temperatures and hopefully, some rain in the coming autumn months. I will miss the summer sunsets though.
In 2017 I tried a new activity for the first time. When holidaying at Monkey Mia in Western Australia I gave stand up paddle boarding a go, why wouldn’t you when the water is home to pods of dolphins! It was an activity I liked the look of and thought I would be able to do and what better time to give it a go than on holidays somewhere where no-one knows you and it wouldn’t matter if you made a complete fool of yourself in the process.
How does a holiday where you are practically guaranteed to catch fish, squid and blue swimmer crabs sound? Whether you have a boat or not this is a real possibility in Moonta Bay on Yorke Peninsula, with the other options being to wade and catch fish on the incoming tide or making use of the jetty.
Yorke Peninsula is only a few hours north west of Adelaide and is well known for its bountiful seafood. The best part is anyone can try their luck at catching something. Whether you prefer to be land based, a jetty fisher or a boatie, you too can enjoy the seafood options. Continue reading
Its time for the annual holiday that gathers friends and families together at a beachside location around 3 hours from home. For around 15 years we’ve been making this trek after every Christmas to totally relax, renew friendships with families we only see here once a year, and gather our own extended family to enjoy this setting. Continue reading
The Avondale Seasider Deluxe. Sounds very grand doesn’t it? Well this was caravan number 2 for us, we were looking for an upgrade on the 1973 Viscount Ambassador and in 2008 we found this divine orange number and a newer model, being manufactured in 1975. The fading orange stripe on the side of the van gave no hint as to the inside of this baby.