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Magazines : Breakaway Summer 2010
CONTENTS BREAKAWAY >> SUMMER >> ISSUE 1 NEIL HUMPHREYS Neil is an international best-selling author who moved to Geelong five years ago. He checks out the city's playgrounds with his young daughter on pages 16 and 17. INSIDE 11 Events calendar 15 Day trip - Barwon Heads 16 Fun for kids 20 Food 25 Bike rides 34 Maps TOP TIPS WELCOME... SUMMER is here and Breakaway magazine is celebrating the sun, sand and surf with a special feature on our beaches that's just bursting with information on our spectacular coastline. Relax and read stories from local writers about their favourite part of this coastline, or scan our lists and maps before you decide which beach to head to for the day. This season's edition is packed with information that will help both locals and visitors make the most of summer in the Geelong Otway region. There's a bumper calendar of events that outlines all the amazing things going on, such as Lorne's massive Pier to Pub ocean swim, as well as times and places for all the region's markets and a list of things to do on New Year's Eve. And look out for our kids activities list, food guide and quirky day trips. Plus, don't miss the chance to win tickets to an African sleep-over experience at Werribee Open Range Zoo. For locals hosting friends and relatives, be sure to call into our Visitor Information Centres and look out for the My Geelong promotion, where you can collect special offers for your visitors to use. Turn to page 10 for a full list of the region's Visitor Information Centres or log onto mygeelong.org.au for more information about this great promotion. We're excited by Breakaway and we hope you like it too. Keep an eye out for more editions in autumn, winter and spring. Roger Grant, Executive Director of Geelong Otway Tourism Go to geelongadvertiser.com.au and visitgeelongotway.com for more about Breakaway. Turn to our six-page beach special to get the lowdown on summer surf, fashion and safety fro our local experts: MARK GRAHAM started in surf lifesaving when was 11 and now coaches at Ocean Grove Surf Li Saving Club. He gives you great advice on stayin safe at the beach. BONNIE DAVIS lives in Jan Juc and is a designe at Roxy. She makes sure you are looking hot on sand by outlining the season's trends in swimwe and accessories. SAM EDWARDS lives on the Surf Coast and has been surfing for 19 years. He co-owns Westcoas Adventure and Surf School in Torquay and tells y where the best waves are for all abilities. DANNY LANNEN A Walkley award-winning journalist, Danny works at the Geelong Advertiser. He describes a typical morning at Eastern Beach on page 8. Editor: Alison McAdam, 5227 4340 Commercial business manager: Andrew Meath, 5227 4398 Magazine advertising manager: Briony Butters, 5227 4400 Editorial art director: Samantha Hamilton Advertising art director: Judy Long Photographs: Glenn Ferguson, Mike Dugdale, Alison Wynd, Tony Kerrigan and Reg Ryan. Published: December 17, 2010, by Geelong Advertiser Proprietary Limited and printed by Webstar, Unit 1/83 Derby Street, Silverwater NSW 2128. Geelong Advertiser Group 191-195 Ryrie St, Geelong 3220. ABN 59 004090055 GEELONG ADVERTIS ER I 3
Breakaway Autumn 2011