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Index for September 2000


6 SA soft adventure

A trip to Lincoln National Park is an easy adventure, say Pamela and Gordon May.

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42 The beauty of the Bungles

Colin and Prue Kerr show us around a place in the WA Outback we all dream of visiting one day.

74 Campsite reports

We visit some great campsites in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia this month.

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53 Luxury touring in The Grange

Roadstar’s flagship caravan, The Grange, offers elegance and space for people who want to see Australia in style.


11 Walkabout

Compact binoculars and a web site just for travellers are just two of the interesting news items this month.

32 Curl up for a good read

We’ve found some great books to help plan your next holiday.

40 Caravanning know-how

Two new videos provide expert information that will be of interest to both new and experienced caravanners.


18 Easy walking for all

Walking in the bush is cheap, fun and good for you. Three enthusiasts show us just how easy it is.

24 Bush sports

The real Olympics might be in Sydney but the people at these wacky bush events will have the most fun.

34 Campsites to dream about

Three readers take us to three really special destinations that will get top billing in everyone’s travel plans.

56 Visitor from space

Colin Kerr visits one of Australia’s five meteorite crash sites.

58 Tasmania’s Huon gold

The remarkable Huon pine is sought after for its fine grained timber and lasting beauty.

62 Campfire cooking

Outback wanderer Jack Absalom reveals the secrets tocooking up great meals in a camp oven


70 Nissan’s new Patrol

It’s mean and tough and now it comes with a new, more powerful diesel engine.


66 Silly names and sillier people

Paul B. Kidd wonders just how far political correctness can go.


29 Readers’ letters

On The Road readers air their views on camping wild and the lack of access for campers with a disability.

50 Win an Outback survival food pack

Just one of these  $29.95 survival ration packs will provide all the tasty food you need for 24-hours. We have 25 to give away.

80 Aussie Cross Quiz

Test your trivia knowledge with our Australiana crossword.