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The price of a motorhome can be very off-putting if you are considering a camping holiday on a strict budget. The size of some of the vehicles can also be quite intimidating. Well here come the Swiss to the rescue with their SwissRoomBox product. … read more … »
If you are into free camping then you appreciate how important it is to maintain a good reserve of battery power. One way to do this is with solar photovoltaic panels. It is worth your while to consider this energy alternative for extending you free camping stay. However, in order to make an educated decision there are several things you need to understand and consider before dipping into your pocket. Solar panels for camping can be permanently mounted assemblies or more portable folding systems that you can adjust to follow the sun. What ever you buy, here are a few points to consider. … read more … »
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Some time ago I bought my wife and I a LED flashlight each. These were small devices taking just three standard AA batteries to power an array of six white LEDs. We use the flashlights obviously for finding our way around camp sites after dark. We are both very impressed by the amount and quality of the light produced, and by the battery lifetime. I am so impressed that I am considering LED lighting for the general caravan lighting. It is worth while then to have a look at some lighting comparisons. … read more … »
One of the most confusing issues with camping can be the connection between your vehicle and the caravan/camper/trailer. There are a number of connector types for connecting your vehicle to the camping rig, and you can also source adapters to go from one to another. So here is a look at the most common varieties found (in Australia at least). This list should also offer a guide to adapting one connector type to another. The important thing is going to be point to point connectivity, eg stop light to stop light, brake to brake; and ensuring that the connector pin rating can handle the current demanded by the circuit. … read more … »
Now, before you tell me. Yes I know this is not a camping destination. But look at it this way; if you like camping for the laid back, easy come easy go lifestyle, and you want an overseas holiday to answer that yearning, then read on. You won’t go far wrong with Sandy Beach Resort. … read more … »
Have you heard of ‘Glamping’ ? it’s short for Glamorous Camping which many believe originated in Africa (high end safari camps), but it is sweeping the globe and is now found in all parts of the world. … read more … »
As mentioned in a previous blog post, a dual battery system is essential if you want to extend your dry camping time from just a day or so to more. One of the areas of concern with many folks seems to be selecting a connection system between vehicle and caravan or trailer that is not prone to disconnecting under vibration and relatively well suited to harsh environments – water, dust, and mud. … read more … »
Here’s a quick tip for you while I wait for the BBQ to heat up. If you have a pop top camper or caravan where the beds pull out of the main body and are enclosed in canvas, the canvas can often become damp when you experience heavy rain or even a heavy dew. The problem facing you then when you pack up is how to fold the canvas so that your bedding remains dry. We all know that there is nothing worse than sliding into damp bedding! Well, … read more … »
Camping is one of the great experiences in life, but it can turn not so great if you have neglected to take care of your camping equipment. Practicing complete and regular maintenance on all of your equipment will make that great experience last longer and longer. Now not all of this article will apply to all forms of camping but hopefully what is discussed will trigger some thought. … read more … »