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Through the Centre: Larrimah to Tennant Creek

Departing from the tropical ‘top end’ of The Territory we headed south on the Stuart Highway, also known as Explorer’s Way, through the centre of Australia. The landscape suddenly transformed from lush greens to red dirt and vast shrubby plains to rocky Spinifex covered tablelands. We soon realized that we were in the real ‘dinky die’ outback…

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By 50 Shades, August 22, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.

Touring The Territory: Katherine & Mataranka

After touring the Victoria River region we arrived at the town of Katherine which is described as being the crossroads for travellers north, south and west and prides itself on being the ‘adventure’ capital of The Territory.  It is situated on the Katherine River in the ‘top end’, 320 kilometres south-east of Darwin. Katherine boasts ten national parks and…

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By 50 Shades, August 18, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Venturing into the Victoria River Region

Known as one of Northern Territory’s premier fishing areas, the Victoria River region which encompasses Judbarra/Gregory and Keep River National Parks, is situated between Kununurra near the WA/NT border to the west and Katherine to the east. There are many off-road tracks to explore through diverse and ancient landscapes and many remote roads through stunning National…

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By 50 Shades, August 12, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Into The Territory

Into The Territory

After being wowed by the ‘Wild West’ of Australia, we crossed the border into maybe the most quintessentially ‘Australian’ of all the Australian States, the Northern Territory. Despite its large area  of over 1,349,129 square kilometres, the Northern Territory is sparsely populated. It only has a population of 233,300, making it is the least populous…

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By 50 Shades, August 5, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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East Kimberley – Wyndham, Kununurra & Lake Argyle

East Kimberley – Wyndham, Kununurra & Lake Argyle

The East Kimberley region covers an area of 121,000 square kilometres and is renowned as an adventure destination. The towns of Wyndham and Kununurra are perfect to use as a base from which to explore and participate in your great outback adventure. A very remote region with extremes of temperature and rugged terrain, it is advisable…

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By 50 Shades, July 29, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Kimberley Dreaming: Boabs, Bulls & Bungle Bungles

Kimberley Dreaming: Boabs, Bulls & Bungle Bungles

  A vast land virtually untouched and unchanged by man, is the Kimberley region of the extreme north of Western Australia. It is described as being one of the world’s last great wilderness areas and has been selected as one of the top ten holiday regions by the Lonely Planet and won Australian Traveller’s Reader’s…

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By 50 Shades, July 22, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Pillaging the Pilbara Coast

Tracking north from Exmouth through rural plains of vast cattle stations and deep red earth, that seemingly gets into every crevice and even turned the coat of our white Labrador into a light reddish tan, the landscape changed to magnificent hills and mountain ranges.  We were entering the Pilbara region, with rugged hills, harsh red…

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By 50 Shades, July 8, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Diving into the Ningaloo

We had a small taste of the Ningaloo Reef north of Carnarvon along the Quobba coastline and liked what we saw.  However we did not realize that we were in for a treat once we travelled northwards to a little resort town called Coral Bay and then to the piece de resistance – Exmouth. The…

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By 50 Shades, July 1, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Carnarvon: An Oasis In The Desert

Carnarvon is located 904 Km north of Perth and is the hub of the fertile river delta of the Gascoyne River, where a vast array of fruit and vegetables are grown. It is much like an oasis in the middle of the desert as it is situated at the only point of the Australian coastline…

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By 50 Shades, June 24, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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Shark Bay: A World Away

The azure waters of Shark Bay, geographically located on the most western point of Western Australia, comprises a world of pristine bays, lagoons, islands and the largest natural harbour between Perth and Broome.  It is protected by two spectacular peninsulas including Dirk Hartog Island to the west and Francois Peron Peninsula to the east, and…

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By 50 Shades, June 17, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 6 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now in her early 60s. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Tweed Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kathy enjoys living life to the fullest and loves to keep fit and active by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly. Some of her interests include reading, photography, travelling, cooking and blogging! Kathy works part-time as a freelance writer but her real passion is travelling and photographing brilliant destinations both within Australia and overseas and writing about it.
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