RE: birding-aus birding_aus Re: Outback Travel

To: Birding Aus <>
Subject: RE: birding-aus birding_aus Re: Outback Travel
From: Giles Mulholland <>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 11:41:05 +0200
Hi all

This interesting topic can best be summarised by remembering Murphy's Law of
4WD's - they allow you to get stuck in a more inaccessible place than you
manage in a 2WD vehicle.

Giles Mulholland
Director: Operational Support
Gauteng Provincial Legislature, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 (11) 498-5903
Fax: +27 (11) 498-5720

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurence and Leanne Knight [SMTP:
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 10:21 AM
> To:   Terrance Pacey
> Cc:   Birding Aus; 
> Subject:      Re: birding-aus birding_aus Re: Outback Travel
> Ian Read, author of a number of outback driving guides, did a lot of his
> travel in a 1970 Kingswood.  His discussion of the relative merits of
> 2WD vs 4WD vehicles - a disadvantage of a 2WD is that it "cannot get you
> out of a bog as readily as a 4WD (easily avoidable except for that fatal
> statement "I'll just give it a go")

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