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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.

 

Sunrise over Dalhousie hot spring.

Dalhousie Springs - oasis before solo desert crossing

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

Photography Outback Domestic Travel
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10 days ago
(Travel)
One of the stunning sunrises captured by Kathleen Swinbourne.

When the sunrise fails, look at the smaller picture

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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...

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3 months ago
(Travel)
Sunset Menindee Lake.

My top 5 favourite Australian camping spots

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

Photography Outback Domestic Travel
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3 months ago
(Travel)
Sure, the outback can be hard, but it's also a place of huge beauty, wildflowers and laughter.

The outback's not all toughness and danger

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Women want to travel outback, by themselves or even with a girlfriend. I know, because they’ve told me.

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10 months ago
(Travel)
Seriously, does it get much more romantic than this setting? Picture: Kathleen Swinbourne.

Top 10 romantic things we've done while camping

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

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4 months ago
(Travel)
Robertson Falls in Kakadu National Park.

Top five myths about Darwin in the wet season

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Have you thought about Darwin as a summer holiday destination? Don't be put off by the thought of all that rain.

Photography Domestic Travel
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8 months ago
(Pastimes)
There's a crocodile out there .

This could be heaven, or it could be hell

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

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3 months ago
(Travel)
Kathleen and her sister lap up the luxury in the Northern Territory.

Every trip should have a luxury component

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Who says men can't buy presents? Doc gave me a luxury weekend at Nitmiluk ... with a helicopter ride.

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6 months ago
(Travel)
Heading out in the wide open spaces.

Holiday planning - the new competitive sport

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

Photography Outback Domestic Travel
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3 months ago
(Travel)
Some incredible Outback locations are well worth revisiting.

The top five places to (re)visit in Australia

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

Australia Photography Domestic Travel
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3 months ago
(Travel)
Big Red in the Simpson Desert.

Driving through the Simpson Desert

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I had my first lesson driving on sand today, so now I’m ready to tackle the Simpson Desert ... solo!

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4 months ago
(Travel)
A swag, a trusty 4x4 and a sense of adventure are all Kath Swinbourne needs to explore the outback.

What it's really like as a woman travelling alone?

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“Don’t you get lonely?” “What if something goes wrong?” These are questions I get asked a lot.

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6 months ago
(Travel)

I am woman, watch me have adventures

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Solo outback adventurer Kathleen Swinbourne explains why women need to face their fears, thrown off the shackles and start...

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Originally from kathswinbourne.com.au (Kathleen Swinbourne)
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11 months ago
(Travel)
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