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CAMPS' picks for books on the road
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12 Favourite Camping Reads – CAMPS’ picks for books on the road

It is easy for me to find books to read, a book-aholic – I have some lined up on my bedside, plus a bookshelf full just waiting. Here are some of my favourites, that I hope you will enjoy. Send in your recommendations and camping/reading photos, and we’ll start another list! Bridge of Clay – Markus Zusak  This story meant I only started my latest book club saga a few days before we were supposed to discuss it! If you are a lover of The Book Thief, Zusak’s latest was exquisite. He tips me so easily into tears, crafting such

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Camps 11 Site Feature symbols
Camping

Easy to find sites with fishing, swimming and 4WD access

  In our latest book, CAMPS 11 you’ll find more facilities listed with colourful NEW symbols. You can easily see if you can swim (in waterholes, creeks, dams or the ocean) and fish at a site. You’ll also know it is recommended as 4WD only. On top of the traditional symbols of CAMPS, we have added some of the symbols that you would find in the Caravan Parks 5 books (like children’s playgrounds and swimming pools). Previously we had cabins and ensuite cabins in our Caravan Park book – they have been combined into a symbol for onsite accommodation which might include

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Heatley and Michelle - Camps Made in Australia
Camping

Made in Australia & Aussie owned

  CAMPS has always been Australian owned and proudly Australian. We now qualify for Australia Made and Owned certification! All our products are created and designed here in Australia – we employ local cartographers, designers and our CAMPS researchers. We purchase Aussie products – like the extensive maps. We made a decision to print CAMPS 11 in Australia, and help another company who employ Australians, too. Unlike many in our industry, we’re not a multinational company, CAMPS is owned by an Aussie family. So from our family to yours, happy camping! Thank you for supporting an homegrown, dinky-di Australian business! Pre-order your newly released Camps 11

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Heatley explains to App owners why the book is still a asset for your camping trips!
App

What benefit is there to owning the books, when you already have our App?

We received this question today from Gina, who has our App: What benefit is there to have the books when all that can be downloaded for offline content? Here’s our answer, we hope it may help with your decision…. It is a personal choice. I like having the flexibility of both when we hit the road. For me, even though I LOVE our App, nothing beats a paper map to follow when I travel. Although you can download maps on the App to work offline, the books are an excellent back-up. How do we use both the App and the

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