Category: Two sheilas in a ute

Camping finally … sort of

Finally, we’re camping. Sort of. We’re in the sleeping bags on our bedrolls, but we’re sleeping in a hut. And we’ve got a campfire, so I guess that makes it officially camping.

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Travelling with the Taj Mahal of toilets

I’ve told you about the Lovedale Long Lunch, now let me go back to the beginning … In the beginning there was … a toilet.

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Birthplace of a nation

Travelling through the New England Tablelands we’re just that little bit too late for all the brilliant colours of autumn. Most trees have lost their leaves already, except for the magnificent maples that are still bright red through to golden yellow. While I’m not a cold weather person, I do love the colours of autumn, …

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An outback travel story with a difference

Outback Australia travel stories are dominated by blokes in big 4WDs, yet many travellers these days are women. And they’re not all travelling quietly along beside their men, nor do they travel with men at all. A travel story with a difference, Two Sheilas in a Ute are two “women of a certain age” travelling …

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Only a couple of days to go …. so why am I crying?

I know it’s nearly time to leave because things are starting to go wrong. Perhaps it’s because Doc’s such a perfectionist, nothing can be left to chance. The more he does, the more he finds to do. He keeps asking me how I want to pack things into the car (how should I know, I …

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Setting up for the next trip

Doc is making drawers for the back of my ute. I’m not sure if this is because I keep suggesting that taking the Cruiser away would be much more practical, or in spite of it!

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