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19 Things You Discover When You Road Trip In Australia For The First Time

Seeing a Macca's in the distance is honestly like finding water in the desert.

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3. You quickly figure out that reception is pretty much non-existent once you leave the city.

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People in country towns will literally laugh at you when you tell them you're looking for signal with Vodafone. The country is a Telstra-only zone, mate.


7. Seeing a Macca's sign in the distance after driving for ages turns into the Aussie version of an oasis in the desert.


15. But if you're in a campervan, road ending and gravel starting signs are the absolute worst.

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You can say goodbye to silence as all your cutlery and crockery sing you the song of their people.


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