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Posts by Kathleen Swinbourne



About Kathleen

Having it all and enjoying every minute of it .... mostly

Photographer, traveller, adventurer.

You are never too old to go on an adventure.

 

One of my campsites in the Simpson Desert.

Just do it: Travelling the Simpson Desert solo

The incredible things I learned during my solo adventure in the Simpson Desert.

Outback Domestic Travel Transport Photography
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12 months ago
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Heading into the Simpson Desert.

What's it really like to travel across the Simpson Desert?

Why would somebody choose to travel across the Simpson Desert on their own?

Outback Domestic Travel Transport Photography
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About 1 year ago
(Travel)
Sunrise over Dalhousie hot spring.

Dalhousie Springs - oasis before solo desert crossing

Join adventure blogger Kathleen Swinbourne on her first solo crossing of the Simpson Desert. First stop, Dalhousie Springs.

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About 1 year ago
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One of the stunning sunrises captured by Kathleen Swinbourne.

When the sunrise fails, look at the smaller picture

What is it about being away that makes you do things you don’t do at home? And I don’t mean getting pissed and dancing on the...

Domestic Travel Photography Hobbies
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
There's a crocodile out there .

This could be heaven, or it could be hell

There’s something about being on an isolated tropical beach that brings out the philosopher in me. With nothing to measure time...

Domestic Travel Animals Australia
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
Sunset Menindee Lake.

My top 5 favourite Australian camping spots

I’m one of those people who used to turn her nose up at camping. Too uncomfortable, not enough basic amenities (ie toilets),...

Outback Domestic Travel Photography
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
Heading out in the wide open spaces.

Holiday planning - the new competitive sport

How long does it take you to plan a holiday? Do you plan everything, or just let it happen?

Outback Domestic Travel Photography
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
Some incredible Outback locations are well worth revisiting.

The top five places to (re)visit in Australia

One of the best things about going on holidays is thinking about where to go. And while doing that, looking back on where you...

Domestic Travel Photography Australia
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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
Seriously, does it get much more romantic than this setting? Picture: Kathleen Swinbourne.

Top 10 romantic things we've done while camping

Looking for something romantic to do for a long weekend away? Try camping. Seriously!

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Over 1 year ago
(Travel)
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.