Kathleen Swinbourne

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Driving the Old Tele Track

After spending almost 5 months in Adelaide on family matters, with only small weekend trips away, I felt the need to do something a bit bigger. “I need to do something challenging” I said to Doc “Something that will push me out of my comfort zone, and even scare me.” Well, the Tele Track certainly …

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Bathurst Bay on Cape York, where time stands still

There is little more disconcerting in life than waking up, climbing out of your tent for your early morning pee, and being greeted by a round of applause. When you’re all alone. That’s what happened to me at Bathurst Bay.

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The Creb Track

It was with some excitement, and more than a bit of trepidation, that we left Cairns and headed toward Daintree Village and the start of the Creb Track. And the official start of our holiday. We didn’t drive along the Creb last time we were up here because it was closed. It’s closed more often …

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Cape York revisited

Doc and I are heading up to Cape York. This is where it all started for me. 8 years ago we went on our first big 4WD/camping travel adventure up to Cape York. To keep in touch with family I started this blog, and now here I am. Many adventures later, including two solo trips …

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Dalhousie Springs at sunrise

There’s nothing like starting your Simpson Desert sojourn at Dalhousie Springs. It really is worth getting up before sunrise to sit in the 38 degree pool and watch the sunrise through the mist. When everything is quiet, except for the sound of the birds greeting the day. An almost full moon only adds to the …

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The Oodnadatta Track and Pink Roadhouse

When I travel I love to take photos and to write about my travels. This blog is as much for me as it is for other people to read – maybe more so. Writing helps me to give things some perspective, and, well, my life’s worth writing about … mostly. My life that is – …

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