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Australian Camping & Touring Handbook (1st Edition) by Jackie Simmons & Anthony McLaren (2008)

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Touring holidays, and camping along the way, are the number one choice of a holiday for many people. This 'how-to' book provides a range of information for all travellers, as well as practical insights, tips and ideas.

The book is:

  • Invaluable for everyone interested in vehicle based touring and camping.
  • A practical approach, covering all aspects of touring and camping, with tips on everything from choosing a recreational vehicle to suit you, to towing a caravan or camper-trailer, to travelling solo and working opportunities whilst travelling.
  • A great source of ideas for special places to visit. Even experienced travellers will find good advice and up-to-date information in this comprehensive Handbook.

Topics include:

  • Pros and cons on different approaches to touring - caravans, pop-tops, camper-trailers, fifth wheelers, motorhomes, campervans and roof-toppers.
  • Towing vehicles and towing skills.
  • Tents, swags, annexes, awnings and a range of other camping equipment.
  • Storage, cooking facilities, plumbing, power and light sources, refrigeration, communication, TV and radio.
  • Having fun travelling with children; travelling with pets and travelling solo.
  • Trip planning and budgeting, making your dollar go further.
  • Types of camping places; preparing for longer trips and outback trips.
  • Coping with the unexpected - weather, vehicle problems, driving conditions etc.
  • Health issues and first aid; keeping fit whilst travelling.
  • Social aspects and working opportunities whilst travelling.
  • Ideas on a wide range of trips, and trips you should do at least once in a lifetime.
  • Plus much more . . . .

Jackie and Anthony have travelled extensively all over Australia and in sharing their knowledge and experience can save you time and money, and offer insights to enhance your travelling and camping experience.

Product Overview
Product NoCMS0009197
Weight (g)408 g
AuthorJackie Simmons & Anthony McLaren
PublisherRosella Publications
Edition1st Edition
Edition DateOct-08
Pages160
Size170 x 240 x 13mm
FormatPaperback
ISBN9780980314656
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Touring holidays, and camping along the way, are the number one choice of a holiday for many people. This 'how-to' book provides a range of information for all travellers, as well as practical insights, tips and ideas.

The book is:

  • Invaluable for everyone interested in vehicle based touring and camping.
  • A practical approach, covering all aspects of touring and camping, with tips on everything from choosing a recreational vehicle to suit you, to towing a caravan or camper-trailer, to travelling solo and working opportunities whilst travelling.
  • A great source of ideas for special places to visit. Even experienced travellers will find good advice and up-to-date information in this comprehensive Handbook.

Topics include:

  • Pros and cons on different approaches to touring - caravans, pop-tops, camper-trailers, fifth wheelers, motorhomes, campervans and roof-toppers.
  • Towing vehicles and towing skills.
  • Tents, swags, annexes, awnings and a range of other camping equipment.
  • Storage, cooking facilities, plumbing, power and light sources, refrigeration, communication, TV and radio.
  • Having fun travelling with children; travelling with pets and travelling solo.
  • Trip planning and budgeting, making your dollar go further.
  • Types of camping places; preparing for longer trips and outback trips.
  • Coping with the unexpected - weather, vehicle problems, driving conditions etc.
  • Health issues and first aid; keeping fit whilst travelling.
  • Social aspects and working opportunities whilst travelling.
  • Ideas on a wide range of trips, and trips you should do at least once in a lifetime.
  • Plus much more . . . .

Jackie and Anthony have travelled extensively all over Australia and in sharing their knowledge and experience can save you time and money, and offer insights to enhance your travelling and camping experience.

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