b' InsuranceThe real risks when going camping?So, the colder months are finally behind us will I have access to my Insta,how notes from our previous trip debrief ofand summer is back on the horizon.many chairs do we need and of coursewhat I did not bring or allow to be broughtIt is at last, time to load up the 4WD and can I bring my hair dryer ? the list on the previous trip, had made up thehead out to the bush for more than a day goes on. majority of our pre-trip discussions. at a time and we can enjoy the great For most families, this topic is generally Now, all this is in the past.Australian pastime ofcamping! reserved for the night before, or even the Insurance comes in many forms. I haveCamping takes on so many different forms day of departure, as each member arrives done my risk assessment and listened tothese days, from hiking and trekking to out at the family four-wheel drive with what those that must be listened to the most,sleeping in the back of your four wheel they consider to be the most important and prioritised accordingly. Last year Idrive to some pretty fancy camper trailers items required over the coming days.gave my wife exactly what she wanted forand off road caravans. But regardless of There is a natural culling of certain items Christmas, a camping toilet, it is now thethe accommodation of choice there is as the squabbles commence often well first thing packed, at last we can travelalways going to be that awkward conver- before leaving the house, only to be anywhere at any time! sation as to what we should and should superseded by dad, who by this time has Happy wife, happy life! ( and yes, it isnot take on our next exciting adventure prepacked all the stuff that he wants to my job to empty it )away.take and he announces that there is onlyThere are so many options you now have room for a couple of small items for eachto consider when you head out camping; of the rest of the family. Mother then over-one must be very careful how to approach rides that decree with the fact thatwell,the ever so delicate topic of what to pack. just because she canand so it goesWith technology challenging us on every on.front, we face the daunting task of culling With my family, however, preplanning hasthe list from the necessities of life (as we become the key to successknow it) to the bare essentials (according Previously, even though the trip route hadto whom ).been well rehearsed, drive times allowingQuestions will be askedare we going for the occasional scenic stop (a require-to be in mobile phone range, will I be ment the grand children somehowable to upload my Facebook posts and introduced) and most importantly of all, the28 DECEMBER2019 TRACKWATCH'