Author Archives: Tara

How To Be a Traveller Instead of Tourist

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If you’re anything like us when visiting a place the last thing you like to be seen as, is a “tourist”.  We’d much prefer to be a “traveller”. Someone who takes every moment as it comes without being on a schedule. Read more below or if you like to do more than one thing at […]

World Camel Day: 3 Camel Myths – Busted!

IT’S WORLD CAMEL DAY – yes an actual day dedicated to camels, how cool is that? It’s a really cool thing for us here at Camel Connection HQ – a whole day dedicated to the CAMEL, although if truth be told…. It’s not much different to every other day (who’s complaining)!   22nd of June is […]

Camel Saddles Which Style Is Right For You?

Camel Saddle which style is right for you?

We’re really big fans of ‘Dr Google’  here at Australian Camels HQ. Out of curiosity and just to see ‘what comes up’ we decided to Google ‘Camel Saddles.’ 99% of the search results were eBay listings for their ‘Decorative Egyptian Camel Saddle Stool,’ the type you sit on, not the… well, you know… Hours later camel saddles […]

4 Tips for Buying Camels and 2 Biggest Mistakes

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You can read below or if you like doing more than two things at once you can listen to the audio below… Camels (as you probably already know) are very unique animals. But it’s not just their looks that are unique (and cute), their temperament, nature and natural abilities are like no other animal and a […]

3 Tips to Understanding Your Camel Better

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3 Tips to understanding your camel better You can read below or if you like doing more than two things at once you can listen to the audio below… It’s very common practice on our camel farm to find ourselves hanging out in the camel paddocks, not doing anything in particular, just hanging’ with our […]

What no one tells you about Camel Training

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Written by Russell Osborne CEO Australian Camels & Head Cameleer/Camel Training Mentor     Just like many new camel owners, I discovered that there was very little accurate and concise information from credible sources about effective camel training methods. Believing I could “go it myself”, I soon discovered that a camel didn’t think the same […]

5 Tips for a Camel Business

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Via Small Business, Big Marketing What can you learn about business from a camel wrangler? Quite a lot, as it turns out! This episode is all about “big picture” business strategy and how to overcome fear to create the business of your dreams. So listen in as I chat with English lecturer turned outback entrepreneur, […]

How to do your own Camel Trek or Camel Expedition

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Depression had hit me hard. My mother had just died suddenly and un-expectantly. I didn’t want to leave my small flat. The blinds were drawn, the grief set in and made itself at home. I didn’t leave the house, even for bread and milk. My company was my flat mate who was most understanding of […]

Bereaved Mother Camel Treks Gippsland Australia

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Tara Lea will always have a connection with her son Noah, who died a few days after a traumatic birth.   Tara Lea explains how she plans to raise funds for a cuddle cot in East Gippsland via ABC NEWS For her, one of the hardest parts of the grieving process has been dealing with […]

Yoga [Camel] Retreats – What’s the Big Fuss?

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YOGA and CAMELS, who would have thought (besides the Camel Pose – Ustrasana)? But it’s true, yoga and an outback camel trek can be combined. The rumours are spreading far and wide about it’s uniqueness and life transformations that yogis are experiencing on these outrageous camel trips.   The popular She Said website and blog […]