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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: Northern Territory

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: Northern Territory

We finally crossed the border from Western Australia into Northern Territory early one morning after departing Lake Argyle. We were on day 159, or just over 5 months, of our travel around Australia in 185 days and we were looking forward to delving into the Territory. The Northern Territory is a vast outback region in…

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By 50 Shades, November 20, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: North West Australia & The Kimberley

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: North West Australia & The Kimberley

Western Australia is a vast territory. We had already spent 70 days exploring this Australian state and were about to disappear into the wilderness and rugged beauty of the immense Kimberley, the northern-most region in Australia. After departing Broome, our travel around Australia in 185 days took us to Derby and then across the stupendous…

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By 50 Shades, November 13, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: South Western Australia

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: South Western Australia

We crossed the South Australian/Western Australian border early one morning on day 72 of our travel around Australia in 185 Days. The border crossing, located at the aptly named roadhouse of Border Village, meant we had to ditch all of our fruit and vegetables at the check point. Once we cleared the checkpoint we stopped…

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By 50 Shades, October 23, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: South Australia

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: South Australia

We had been on the road for just over a month and a half on our travel around Australia in 185 days, and had covered a lot of territory during this time. We’d already travelled from the Gold Coast down the New South Wales coastline to Victoria and the Limestone Coast of South Australia until…

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By 50 Shades, October 16, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: Victoria & South Australia

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: Victoria & South Australia

In the short space of three and a half weeks we had travelled down the New South Wales coastline, mainly focusing on the South Coast. We continued our trip around Australia in 185 days to Victoria and South Australia, tracing the coastline. As I was born and bred in Victoria we didn’t spend a great…

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By 50 Shades, October 9, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: New South Wales

Travel Around Australia in 185 Days: New South Wales

When my husband took me out for a drink one night about three years ago I knew that he had big news to impart. I was concerned that his news could be that he was ill, or had decided to leave our marriage or change careers. However it was none of the above. He wanted…

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By 50 Shades, October 2, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Adventure Before Dementia

Adventure Before Dementia

Having regrets shortly before you die certainly reinforces the argument for experiencing adventure before dementia!

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By 50 Shades, April 6, 2017 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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10 Things Travelling in a Caravan Has Taught Me

For those who are unaware, I spent the first six months of this year travelling around Australia in a caravan with my hubby.  It was a life-changing experience for me as I quickly had to adapt to living in the confines of a 16 foot caravan with few possessions and without girlfriends to catch up…

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By 50 Shades, August 15, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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Grey Nomading before retirement age

After being on the road for almost five months, living the grey nomad life, my hubby and I have discussed the possibility of becoming fulltime travellers on a couple of occasions. That would mean taking early retirement, as neither one of us is sixty just yet, and renting or selling our home.  It would also…

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By 50 Shades, June 20, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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The Adventure of a Lifetime

In a few short days, hubby and I are setting off on the ‘adventure of a lifetime’.  We are taking off in our 4 wheel drive and 16 footer caravan to see our big wide wondrous country, Australia.  Someone even suggested that we are having “an adventure before dementia”. Ha ha ha! We live at pretty…

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By 50 Shades, January 27, 2014 Kathy was a 50 something year old when she started up this blog 4 years ago, but has since turned over another decade and is now 60. She is married with two adult children and lives on the Gold Coast in Queensland. She 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, movies, 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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