Category: camping

How dangerous is it for women to travel alone?

I am about to have an enormous adventure, driving around outback South Australia on my own. I am so excited. But you know the two biggest questions I get– “aren’t you scared?” and “isn’t that dangerous?” Seriously. So much to see, do, and experience, and you think I should concentrate on fear? No, I haven’t …

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How much does it cost to set up your car to travel in outback Australia

I’ve set a date, and we’re on the countdown. Now we just have to make sure the car is ready to go. To travel around the outback it is absolutely essential that your car is properly set up for the conditions.  This doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money, but it everything …

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Test all your equipment to make sure it works properly

Testing the drawers slide in and out ok

It is very important that you make sure EVERYTHING works before you start to rely on it. And not just that it works, but that it does what you want it to do. We’ve been looking at drawer systems for the back of my Vitara. We’ve done this so often, you’d think we’d know what …

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My first solo outback trip coming up

Drawers for the back of my Suzuki should be delivered next week, I’ve ordered the snorkel, and – most important – the fridge has been serviced. It’s finally happening – my solo outback trip.

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Photos – our trip along the Murray River

We saw and experienced so much travelling along the Murray River that it’s impossible to write about it all. So here are the photos. Enjoy

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Murray River memories

There were a few things about the Murray River that I wasn’t expecting. And some that I should have. And some that were everything I could have wanted.            

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