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Crossing Australia solo on the camel trek: Sophie Matterson

Talking Australia
Crossing Australia solo on the camel trek: Sophie Matterson
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Sophie Matterson took a break from her work in the film industry and the constraints of city life to find new inspiration in the outdoors. She ended up mustering feral camels in the Red Centre, which gave her an idea for an epic adventure. Last year during the midst of the global pandemic she embarked on a 5000km, solo, coast-to-coast trek, accompanied only by her beloved camels. This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Chrissie Goldrick (Editor-in-chief at Australian Geographic) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com)   You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

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Gallery: Camel trek

Inspired by Robyn Davidson’s 1977 epic camel trek, Esther Nunn led three camels 3000km from Alice Springs to Shark Bay, WA.