Strewth! Are we there yet? People of all ages travel or dream of travelling around our outback areas by car/caravan/campervan and are keen to read about people who have actually followed that dream. the Uteman, Allan Nixon - bestselling author of the Beaut Ute titles - travels the Outback in a new travel book a difference, featuring stories about the colourful people he meets in his travels as the Uteman. Journeying along legendary roads like 'the Long Paddock' (from Echuca to Wilcannia), to the Flinders Ranges, Broken Hill and many off-the-beaten-track places, Allan discusses the history of areas and shares with his readers the wisdom of some genuine Aussie characters. tricks of the outback travel trade will be included: why should every vehicle carry at least one can of warm beer? How can you pump up a tyre without a pump?