Caravan park at Coffs Harbour, 1967

Pacific Ocean view, beyond palms looking across cravans parked on lawn

Remember being stuck for miles behind cars hauling Globetrotter caravans along narrow highways, back in the 1960s? Well, they were all heading to destinations like this van park in Coffs Harbour, where the facilities were few but the position was perfect.

Photograph: John Tanner

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