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Journeys : Aug Sep 2010
Inside RACT Community Fund Electric cars -- the future of motoring? My slice of the island -- Bruce Montgomery Mexican odyssey 18 38 48 67 In our community 4 Chiefly 5 RACT Community Fund 6 Wildlife signs survey 7 Tasmanian Government election commitments 8 RACT working on local road safety issues 9 Car ownership cost review 10 Your views 12 The Derwent's bridges 12-13 Member in focus/Street-smart 14 Electric cars -- the future of motoring? Life on the move 21 First drives -- Darren Moody 23 Insurance matters 24 Photography road-trip 28 Kia Cerato -- extended test 31 Roadkill road-test 32 Storm safety 33 RACT Insurance Youth Portraiture Prize 35 A dive in the archive 37 Soft-roaders -- flavour of the month 38 He says, she says -- Mazda BT-50 Now you can read Motor News Journeys online at www.ract.com.au 05144251 Our cover: Origami paper cranes (orizuru in Japanese) on the Children's Peace Memorial, Hiroshima Peace Park.The nearby statue of A-Bomb victim Sadako Sasak is also draped in strings of multi-coloured origami cranes which have become a symbol of peace. The Japanese believe that folding 1000 cranes grants a wish. Sadako may have completed the task before she died of leukemia in 1955, aged 12. Aug / Sept 2010 Cheapest cars to own and run -- is yours on the list? Check page 9 Cruise the Aranui to the Marquesas Islands -- page 48 The golden wattles of Hiroshima -- page 40 In Tasmania today 41 Huon Valley Council cares 42 My slice of the island -- Bruce Montgomery 44 Meet Richard Pinches at Port Arthur 45 Winners and Wish List Travel 48 A freighter to paradise -- the Aranui in the Marquesas Islands 51 Christine Benbow cruises the Mexican Riviera 52 Here, there and everywhere with RACT Travelworld 54 WEST SIDE STORY comes to Melbourne Destinations 15 The golden wattles of Hiroshima 18 New tricks -- skiing in the Pyrenees 55 Autumn, winter and spring in Europe 56 Ready, set sail 58 Self-drive discoveries in New Zealand 59 Exploring the Top End 61 Escape to Queensland sunshine 62 Great RACT Travelworld ideas 63 Europe's hidden charms 64 By steam train through NZ South Island 65 Themed journeys in New Zealand 67 Canadian and Alaskan experiences 68 Jetset Travel Group offers 70 10% off prestige car hire 71 40 years of the Indian Pacific Photo: Chris Viney 3 August / September 2010
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