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Author Jones, Patrick, 1970- author

Title The art of free travel : a frugal family adventure / Patrick Jones and Meg Ulman
Published Kensington, A : University New South Wales Press, 2015
Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2015


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Description 256 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, maps, colour portraits ; 21 cm
regular print
Contents Machine generated contents note: Becoming car-free -- Planting the seed -- Preparations -- On the road -- Law-breakers -- Embracing uncertainty -- Camp Liberty -- Becoming north -- Palm Island -- Opening out -- Hope Vale -- Heading home -- What we took when we left home -- Our list of free food and medicine -- Related reading
Summary Patrick, Meg and their family had built a happy, sustainable life in regional Victoria. But in late 2013, they found themselves craving an adventure close to the hearts of many Australians: a road trip. But this was a road trip with a difference. With Zephyr (10), Woody (1) and their Jack Russell Zero, they set off on an epic 6,000km year-long cycling journey along Australia's east coast, from Daylesford to Cape York and back. Their aim was to live as cheaply as possible - guerrilla camping, hunting, foraging and bartering their permaculture skills, and living on a diet of free food, bush tucker, and the occasional fresh road kill. They joined an anti-fracking blockade, spent time in Aboriginal communities, documented edible plants along the way, and braved the country's most hazardous highways. The Art of Free Travel is the remarkable story of a rule-breaking year of ethical living
Analysis Australian
Australian Aboriginal studies (Australia)
Australian travel writing (Australia)
Quandamooka people
Travel & holiday (Australia)
Notes Scheduled to be published October 2015
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-254)
Audience General
Notes Also issued online
Subject Boota, Kevin
Jones, Patrick, 1970-
Jones, Patrick, 1970- -- Travel -- Australia.
Jones, Patrick, 1970- author -- Travel -- Australia.
McGreen, Tim
Roberts, Rhoda.
Ulman, Meg -- Travel -- Australia.
Artist as Family (Performance art group)
Bicycle touring -- Economic aspects -- Australia.
Bicycle touring -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Family vacations -- Australia -- Anecdotes.
Family vacations -- Australia.
Performance art -- Australia.
Sustainable living -- Australia.
Travel writing -- Australia.
Travel -- Economic aspects -- Australia.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Author Ulman, Meg, author
LC no. 2015462183
ISBN 1742234437
Other Titles The art of free travel