Monthly Archives: December 2018

Oh, Christmas Tree

What a whirlwind we’ve had – Christmas parties, a folk festival, flights and ferrying kids to holiday jobs – so much so, our tree is not even decorated yet, and not a present wrapped! 

We had quick trips to Sydney and Melbourne last week, and we did squeeze in Andrew

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See the turtles at Mon Repos

Definitely a thing for your bucket list. 

The turtles were THE reason we stayed at Bargara Beach Caravan Park. Mon Repos supports the Pacific region’s largest breeding population of loggerhead turtles, and the largest nesting marine turtles on the eastern mainland Australia.

Of course we found lots of other lovely things to

Tried and tested: Bargara Beach Caravan Park

Bargara Beach Caravan Park is located across the road from the patrolled beach, and playgrounds at Neilsen Park, on the northern side of town.

The park was quiet and friendly. Even though there was a major surf lifesaving carnival on that weekend, there was still ample spaces, plenty of shade,

Free camp: Legerwood Memorial Park, Tasmania

The Legerwood Memorial RV Park and Day Use areas are adjacent to each other, with electric bbq’s, picnic tables, playground, toilets, an information centre, shade, water and a cafe across the road. 

Just a short detour off the Tasman Hwy, 86km north of Launceston, the Legerwood Carved Memorial trees are the

“CAMPS is my bible”

We love to hear from fellow travellers. Thanks Chris for this glowing testimonial:

“CAMPS is my bible”

It’s forever sitting on my lap when we travel. We were on the road for 19 years, and 4-5 months each year on the road. We speak to everybody and it always comes up.

Take me back to my caravan

Housework. Piles of washing. Mess. Groceries. One computer smouldering and one phone line down (our CAMPS line survived the storm). Then the ultimate – dealing with Telstra.

Oh, take me back to last weekend, we scrambled three nights and managed to have our entire crew, and some of their mates,