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Good book for first timers

Postby CCC » Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:57 pm

thought I would repost this here for anyone interested :grin:


Not sexist in anyway, Its very family friendly and stress free ideas of travelling and camping AND SURVIVING while doing it :grin:


It is a booklet written by Julie Bishop and Regina Jones. I picked it up at the local Camping World for $18.95

The booklet came about after a family holiday to the tip of Cape York in Sept - Oct 2000. They travelled for 5 weeks setting up and pulling down 16 campsites. The roll call at the holiday's peak was 9 adults, 8 kids, 7 tents, a common eating area for 17 people, 4 4wd's and 3 trailers.

It just gives you many many tips on storage and packing, esky and fridges, water, certain boxes (organisation) Tried and tested (pros and cons of) - Tents, tables, lighting, chairs, medical, checklists, bedding, bathrooms, toiletries, clothing, washing, camping with kids, cooking, cooking equipment, utensils, canned, dehydrated, packaged, fresh, kryovac meats and food. recipes, preparing meals, happy hour treats :grin: , 5 minute meals, desserts and checklists for everything.

The main thing they stress is that EVERYTHING has a home.

not a bad little booklet especially for first timers. ::)
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Postby amanda » Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:15 am

Looks like a great book for all round info.
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Postby JM1375 » Tue Apr 17, 2007 11:23 am

This is exactly the sort of thing I have been looking for... now to find a copy locally. :lol:
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Postby Family Campers » Tue Apr 17, 2007 2:07 pm

Sounds great.

Do you think it would be available to borrow from the library?
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Postby CCC » Tue Apr 17, 2007 3:29 pm

I'm not sure sorry.
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