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Camping the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB)
31 Jul 2019

The Tour du Mont Blanc is a hikers dream. Soaring snow-capped peaks, immense glaciers, quaint hamlets and a great selection of food! 174km, 3 countries and 9000m+ of ascent and...

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Camping at Basin Landing
24 Feb 2019

Finding a decent place to camp within an hour from Sydney in native bushland, on the water and not too over run with people, on a weekend is nigh on...

byron bay lighthouse
East Coast Australia Road Trip
22 Mar 2018

With just over a month to spare, an East Coast Australia road trip was in order. With no fixed itinerary, we uncovered a few gems. After a 3-month Chilean road...

torres del paine
Torres Del Paine – DIY Guide
01 Mar 2018

Torres Del Paine. The epicentre of the Southern Patagonian Icefield. The mecca for trekkers around the world. Majestic scenery that no photo will truly capture. Yet Torres Del Paine has...

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Camping El Festival, Tunuyan
21 Jan 2018

Camping El Festival was case of arrive for one night and stay for four. 60km south of Mendoza in the heart of the Uco Valley wine region, El Festival was...

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Camping Incnita, Pica
10 Jan 2018

Pica was pitched as an oasis in the northern Atacama desert. While that was not entirely true, Camping Incnita definitely gave us respite from the dry heat we had spent...

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Camping Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar
07 Jan 2018

Our first on beach campsite in Chile was at Camping Parque Nacional Pan de Azúcar and it didn't dissappoint! The wide and open beach is within the National Park and...

Refugio Del Angel Pisco Elqui
Refugio Del Angel, Pisco Elqui
02 Jan 2018

Refugio Del Angel, simply an oasis among the mountains bordering the Elqui Valley. Northern Chile in summer is hot and very dry, particularly when heading up into the Andes. The...

Seven Cups Radal National Reserve
Camping, Seven Cups Radal National Reserve
01 Jan 2018

Looking for a relaxed campsite to celebrate New Year's Eve in Seven Cups Radal National Reserve took some doing. A 30km of rough roads outside of Molina had us scouring...

Camping Las Bandurrias La Chamiza
Camping Las Bandurrias, La Chamiza
29 Dec 2017

Most travellers will tell you Puerto Montt is best used as a transit hub and little else. However, consider staying at Camping Las Bandurrias should you find yourself caught short...

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Camping Guino, Puerto Natales
20 Dec 2017

With a 'Penguino' (penguin) as its logo, aptly named Camping Guino is located in the base town for the ever popular Torres Del Paine. The space is a large open...

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Camping El Relincho, El Chaltén
11 Dec 2017

Located in Argentina's trekking capital of El Chaltén, Camping El Relincho is a perfect base for accessing the many lovely hikes available directly from the campsite. A large enclosed communal...

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Hosteria de la Patagonia, Chile Chico
09 Dec 2017

A popular exit and entry point between Chile and Argentina along the Carretera Austral is Chile Chico. It over 100km drive from the Carretera Austral along pretty rough, steep and...

El Camping Coyhaique
El Camping, Coyhaique
06 Dec 2017

Being the largest town along the Carretera Austral, Coyhaique doesn't boast much options for camping. Thankfully, El Camping is more than adequate to accommodate travellers that need to stay close...

Camping Parque Nacional Queulat
Camping Ventisquero Colgante
01 Dec 2017

Along Chile's Ruta 7, the infamous Carretera Austral, in between Chaiten and Coyhaquie lies Conaf operated Camping Ventisquero Colgante, home to the 'hanging glacier'. The campground is just off the...

Camping Paredes Isla Quinchao
Camping Paredes, Isla Quinchao
30 Nov 2017

After a long day touring around Isla Quinchao and the historic churches off the coast of Chiloe we headed to the remote township of Palqui on the north of the...

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Agrotourismo Chepu, Isla Chiloe
27 Nov 2017

The remote west coast of Isla Chiloe boast rugged wilderness, Humboldt penguins and seabirds. On a visit to the small inlet at Chepu, accommodation was sparse although we located Agrotourismo...

Camping Werner
Camping Werner, Llanquihue
26 Nov 2017

Camping Werner has perfect views across Lake Llanquihue to Volcan Orsono. It is ideally positioned to enjoy all the delights of the Los Lagos region, and an alternative to Puerto...

Camping La Poza Pucon
Camping Parque la Poza
24 Nov 2017

Situated just off the main street, Camping Parque la Poza provides a super convenient camping location to access the main street of the adrenaline capital of Chile, Pucon. We stayed...

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Camping Parque Nacional Altos de Lircay
24 Nov 2017

After staying at Camping Los Nogales de Vilches we moved closer to the trails at Camping Parque Nacional Altos de Lircay rather than hike the first 4km on a trail we could...

Los Nogales de Vilches
Camping Los Nogales de Vilches
23 Nov 2017

Heading out of San Clemente it wasn't long before hitting our first strip of 'ripio' roads for the trip. Rutted gravel roads that reduce speed to about 40kph. Camping Los...

Camping Laguna del Perro
Camping Laguna del Perro, Pichelemu
21 Nov 2017

Camping Laguna del Perro was our first campsite in Chile! After scouting out Pichelemu's windswept peninsula in town we settled on this very serene campsite a few kilometres south of...

Overland Track Start
Overland Track, Tasmania
20 May 2016

6 days. 5 nights. 80 kilometres. The Overland track in numbers. Getting away from civilisation and walking the old trails of trappers and early settlers in a beautiful and dramatic...

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Gentleman’s Halt, Hawkesbury River
31 Jan 2016

A '10km moderate walk' said the sign at the beginning of the Canoelands Ridge Trail, accessed logically by Canoelands Rd, Canoelands in the rural north west of Sydney just past...

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Glenworth Valley, NSW
05 Jun 2015

A short drive north of Sydney before reaching Gosford on the M3 you turn off to Peats Ridge. Soon after you will find the entrance to Glenworth Valley. A multi-purpose...

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Newnes, Wolgan Valley
10 Feb 2015

About 40km out of Lithgow, New South Wales you will find Newnes. Situated at the end of a dusty dirt road it is signposted as 'The place that money can't...

maitland bay hammock camping
Maitland Bay
26 Jan 2015

Camping on a deserted beach less than an hours drive from Sydney may seem an impossible task. But that was the challenge set. After a bit of research online, a...

Hammock time in Kudat Beach Borneo
Kudat Turtle Beach Sanctuary
15 Sep 2014

Finding a truly deserted beach to camp on these days is a pretty tough find. So, by the time we were sitting back in our camping hammocks, with a beer...

Glacier Camping Kershaw Peaks Antarctica
Camping on an Antarctic Glacier
13 Jan 2014

Camping on an Antarctic glacier during a blizzard is perhaps not everyone's idea of a happy birthday. Yet this is what I found myself waking to on my 37th lap of...

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Hitchhikers guide to the Sahara
03 Jun 2007

I drew a rough map in the red-orange Saharan sand. The persistent wind erased my efforts within a few seconds. My last form of communication was now exhausted. I looked past...

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Peggy’s Cove
22 Sep 2005

Head down the Atlantic coast from Cape Breton towards Halifax. A long drive and we are a bit over it after arriving into town. We look for a place to...

Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island
16 Sep 2005

Arrive in Moncton, New Brunswick after an early flight from Toronto. Pick up our hire car and opt once again for a PT Cruiser to sort us out for our...

Tobermorey camping Ontario Canada
Tobermory
17 Jul 2005

Allison and I plus Cath and Marty hit the road in our hire car to Tobermory on the Bruce Penninsula which is about 4 hours drive north of Toronto. Cruise...