One of the small blessings of the Global Financial Crisis has been the freedom that North Queensland motorists have enjoyed from the pestilence of Winnebagos and caravan tourists, who in years past clogged up our roads and hospitals.
In my frequent journeys between Rocky and Cooktown, up to the Tablelands and out to the West, Longreach, Mt.Isa and up to Burketown and Normanton, I have been struck by the lack of these retired non contributors to the working population on our roads.
Of a night, in a good public bar, while zipping a rum and coke, the Arnage garaged, a good meal of steak consumed, how nice it is not to be assailed by a sixtet of beaming greys. announcing their arrival from.....Wooloongong, or some other bankrupt city.
It cannot last, time to buy a vanpark, with oxygen and teaspoons in the shop, for the customers.