GYPSY DREAMING

It all started when I was 29 and having a quarter life crisis…

I couldn’t help thinking there must be more? I had a successful career, had bought a house, was paying double on my mortgage each month – but something was missing – I wasn’t fulfilled. 

I wanted to live

So with fear in my mind but courage in my heart, I quit my job, shaved my head, and headed off around Australia to learn about camels as a sustainable form of transportation.

And so the adventure of a lifetime began…

Gypsy Dreaming – Part 1 – The Very Beginning

  It all started when I was 29... and having a quarter life crisis.   I had a professional career in the Oil and Gas industry, had my own house (*mortgage) and life, on the surface, was pretty sweet. But I couldn’t stop thinking ‘is this it?’. In societies eyes I’d...

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Gypsy Dreaming – Part 2 – Darwin to Mt Isa

  Seriously, it didn’t all happen straight away… me quitting my corporate job, hitting the wide open road and chasing camels around the outback.   Firstly, it was freakin scary, especially the thought of driving around remote Australia as a single female. If you’ve...

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Gypsy Dreaming – Part 3 – Mount Isa Camel Lovin

  Finally, 9,000 kilometers later, Rusty and I had arrived in ‘The Isa’ - Mount Isa, in outback QLD Australia, where wild camels were roaming in the not too distant area. We were a long way from the comfort of our own home.. now, home was wherever we laid our head for...

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