While hundreds of people strip off at Australia's oldest nudist beach this weekend for the annual Maslin Beach Nude Games, a nude aficionado has said Australia's naked history comes from much more than fleshy frivolity. The nude games will be held at Maslin Beach in South Australia Hundreds of nudists will compete in a range of events, including the best bum competition A nudist historian says nudism in Australia was influenced by German settlers Instead, keen nudist historian and editor of Australia's nudist magazine "TAN" Stuart Whelan said Australia's fondness for nude beaches stemmed from war and German settlement. Australian troops once used nudism to mollify "putrid, humid" conditions in the Pacific, he said. Maslin Beach is a legal beach for nude bathing in South Australia. Members play boules and tennis, swim in the heated pool and dance in the club house. Treasurer Jenny Davies said it was just like any social club, only everyone was naked.
Clothing-Optional Down-Under: Australia’s Best Nudist Beaches
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Nikki Black 11 Dec When someone tells you they're coming to visit our vast and beautiful country, what's the first thing you'll suggest they see? The Sydney Opera House? Australia is known for a lot of things. After all we're one of the most popular destinations in the world.
Before you disrobe, you will need to know this. Feeling awkward and anxious in my hotel room — I peered out the window into the blazing sun. I put on layer after layer of sunblock on my haloumi-hued skin. Finally, I stepped outside and set off for Huk Beach in Oslo.