On The Road - November 2000

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Index for November 2000


6 Western walk

In the south-west of Western Australia is Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park. It’s a lovely place to take a walk on the beach, explore a cave or stroll through a winery.

28 Silver city of stars

Silverton is an easy Outback destination in NSW with a background of miners, movie stars and artists.

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42 Go straight to Torres

Australia’s northern-most point leads Melanie Ball to some enchanting and beautiful tropical islands.

58 South Australian gem

Roger Allnutt takes us on a visit to a place surrounded by dramatic scenery and to a lake that is usually dry.

76 Campsite reports

Our campsite reporters have found some great places to stay – we’ve got some lovely bushy camp spots in a NSW national park, a nice place near the Bunya Mountains in Queensland, an easy bush camp in SA and an emu farm!

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20 Matilda’s motorhome

Peter Hammond finds the Crystal II motorhome to be acomfortable tourer on six wheels.


10 Walkabout

Vehicles, places to go, a new bird book and some great outdoor gear feature this month.

34 Gear protection

Avis Pearce looks at some products to keep our gear safe.

50 Caravanning Australia

This new book is perfect for caravanners who want to head to beautiful Outback areas.

53 Knives on the cutting edge

Bushman John Denman explains the uses of different knives and gives us some tips on suitable types for campers.

56 Country store

Our On The Road shop is open for business.


60 Mail displays

Colin and Prue Kerr have seen some unusual letterboxes while travelling the country.

64 Campfire cooking

If you find some cherries at a roadside stall, here are some recipes for them, including savory meat dishes.


72 Big Australian

Holden’s latest Commodore upgrade is the VT and it’s a good package according to Toby Hagon.


68 The Great Hero

Paul B. Kidd’s boyhood hero was Bob Dyer, the quiz king who was also one of the great men of fishing.


38 Readers’ letters

Great ideas from our readers.

27 Win a year’s supply of petrol

Would $1500 worth of petrol help your travel-dream along? Enter our contest and the dream could become reality.

48 Pocketmail emailers up for grabs!

We have 25 Pocketmail portable emailers to give away, and it’s easy to enter this giveaway.

82 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.