On The Road - December 2000

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Index for December 2000


GREAT PLACES TO GO

8 Coffin Bay’s beauty

This little town in SA is really special and offers secluded bays and unspoilt beaches.

34 Lane Cove, Sydney’s Bush

A peaceful and scenic rest area that’s an easy day trip for a picnic for Sydney people.

42 Glimpses of the Glenelg

Heather Farish visits one of Victoria’s favorite getaway spots where the fish is great and the bush is beautiful.

76 Campsite reports

More great campsites including one at Flying Fish Point,Qld and on the foreshore at Streaky Bay, SA.

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CARAVANS AND MOTORHOMES

20 Boroma’s continental elegance

The Boroma caravans are made in Australia but Peter Hammond finds that they have European style.

53 The boat that became a caravan

Peter Hammond meets an adventurous and innovative couple who are “sailing” around Australia by road.


GOOD GEAR AND GADGETS

10 Walkabout

Looking for some luggage that will look good in a five-star hotel and act as a backpack too? We found some, and lots of other great products as well.

58 Great Christmas gifts

Outdoors gear guru Avis Pearce has five pages of the latest gear to give people who love the outdoors.


CAMPERS’ TALES

27 The trip that went wrong

Have you ever had a trip where nothing went right. Two readers share their tale of woe.

36 The longest eight seconds

John Denman looks at the spectacular sport of rodeo-riding and provides a list of events travellers can attend.

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50 Trees worth hugging

Melanie Ball provides some fascinating facts and photographs that will make us see the Eucalypt in a different light.


CAMPFIRE COOKING

64 Confessions of a bush cook

John Denman tells how he progressed from baked beans to a gourmet stew. And he provides a great recipe as well.


JUST FOR READERS

48 Win a portable emailer

We have 25 of these remarkable email senders and receivers to give readers. They work anywhere for the cost of a local call.


GETAWAY VEHICLE

72 New Mitsubishi 4WD Challenger

Toby Hagon find the improved Challenger has many features that will appeal to anybody wanting an all-round 4WD.


CATCH A FEED

68 Revenge of the toad fish

Paul B. Kidd tells a cautionary tale about what can happen to fishermen who are cruel to the humble toad fish.


REGULAR FEATURES

29 Readers’ letters

Would our readers help somebody get his head shaved to raise money for cancer victims. We would indeed.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.