a clean slate

We finally SOLD our beloved camper-trailer. Talk about mixed emotions. We have been to so many places and experienced so many good times since purchasing it back in 2012. The trailer has been our home on wheels and has treated us very well indeed. However, although there may be a few nostalgic tears it isContinue reading “a clean slate”

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our top 5 Aussie national parks

These are 5 of our top national parks from our travels so far. There are so many beautiful places to visit in Australia and most of these can be found in our national parks. We have so many favourites however here are 5 of our top spots. We love these places so much we have visited multiple times andContinue reading “our top 5 Aussie national parks”

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One Week until our 2015 4X4 Desert Trek

How exciting is the week before you embark on an adventure? Everyone is excited for you! Your family, your friends, you neighbour, the postman….. This week is full of catch ups and dinners. It’s great to catch up with family & mates who will constantly fire questions about your “big” trip and this make you get even more excited (if thatContinue reading “One Week until our 2015 4X4 Desert Trek”

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Counting Down – One Month Today

We love a good count down here at Norris Around Australia.com  Who doesn’t? Our 2015 4×4 Desert Trek is coming up quickly. In fact it is one month today until D-Day! With one month to go and 12 months of planning or more, everyone involved is itching to hit the road. Time will fly in thisContinue reading “Counting Down – One Month Today”

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Our Current Home on Wheels

To sell or not to sell? That is the question. To upgrade or not to upgrade? That is the question. This is our home. Our stability. We own it completely. As a couple of “nomads” we don’t own much but we do own our home on wheels. We are at that point now looking forContinue reading “Our Current Home on Wheels”

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Our Ideal Home on Wheels

If money was no option and we could design our own ideal home on wheels what would we like? Hopefully not like my above drawing although I guess we would get everyone’s attention. Here’s our wish list: total off-road capability slim-line independent suspension lower than our tow vehicle while towing to cut down on windContinue reading “Our Ideal Home on Wheels”

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Hints & Tips: Camp Kitchen Preparation – Part One

Food, cooking and general stores play a major role in your trip preparation. The “Keep it simple stupid” premise comes to mind. Heading off the beaten track with limited space does not automatically mean you need to pack only dehydrated food and eat dry powder out of the packet and wash it down with a swigContinue reading “Hints & Tips: Camp Kitchen Preparation – Part One”

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