Nomad News from October 2019

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Man camping in NT dies after being bitten by snake

A 68-year-old from Adelaide has died after being bitten by a venomous snake while camping in the Northern Territory. The man, who was... Read more

Wizard rock stolen in Arizona

Giant boulder stolen, but it’s not ‘biggest’ heist ever

The theft of a massive one-tonne boulder from the side of a highway in a national forest in the United States has baffled... Read more

Cobbold Gorge glass bridge

Glass bridge offers new perspective to gorge visit

Grey nomads looking for new and exciting ways to experience the wonders of Outback Australia are being told they now have one more... Read more

Caravan gets stuck on Macksville Bridge

Eek! Red-faced caravanner gets his angles all wrong!

It’s the stuff of grey nomad nightmares. A caravanner who underestimated the turning circle of his rig has ended up getting unceremoniously stuck on... Read more

Bad drivers in Tasmania

Here comes summer, and boatloads of bad drivers!

With the temperature rising, the tourist season is getting into full swing in Tasmania. That, of course, is great news for the local... Read more

Emus in Longreach delight grey nomads

Drought-stricken towns invaded by thirsty emus

As the ongoing drought continues to dry the country up, mobs of emus have begun wandering the streets of some rural Outback towns... Read more

Balgo Track could be a winner for grey nomads

New Outback track excites adventurous grey nomads

Grey nomads who fear the Big Lap is becoming less of an adventure as the march of the bitumen slowly makes Outback areas... Read more

Toll changes affect grey nomads with caravans

Streamlined system takes its toll on grey nomads

Grey nomads have been left counting the cost after a major toll operator moved to streamline its charging system. Transurban – which has... Read more

Grey nomads finds rare coin at campsite near Leonora

Camper looking for birds finds coin worth $5,000

A man camping near Leonora  in Western Australia has stumbled across an 1865 Australian gold half sovereign worth a whopping $5,000. Incredibly, Michael... Read more

Grey nomads taking game of chance

Are you a ‘she’ll be right’ type of grey nomad?

It is estimated that the average adult makes some 35,000 conscious decisions a day. Of course, it’s fair to say that not all... Read more

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