Category: Simpson Desert

New podcast

On the Cordillo Downs Road to Innamincka

I’m very excited. I spoke with the amazing Gemma for her award winning travel podcast “Girls that Travel”. We talked solo women travellers, outback travel, and having a wild dingo in my campsite one night when I was all alone in the Simpson Desert. I hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I …

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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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4WD outback travel shows

Twelve months after my first solo trip across the Simpson Desert I’ve completed my second. I’m still sorting out my notes, so stories will appear soon. It’s also twelve months since I put in my audition for Low Range. It’s way overtime for a mainstream 4WD show to have a female presenter on board – it …

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Top Australian Outback landscapes

Watarrka - Kings Canyon

The Australian outback is not all flat, endless plains. The countryside is constantly changing – rainforest, floodplains (and drought plains), ‘jump up’ country, rivers, deserts, sand dunes, and red dust are some of the things you’ll see. Sometimes all within the space of a day’s drive. Even the name of the deserts conjures up amazing …

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2017 in review

It’s almost the end of the year, so I guess it’s time to reflect on the year past, and look forward to the new year. What did I do and what would I do differently next year? I’m not a big one for making New Year’s Resolutions. I believe if you want to change something, …

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