Edwina Robertson to travel around Australia with no money

Edwina Robertson, 32, and her dog Jordy, both pictured, are travelling around Australia - and aren't spending a cent

Edwina Robertson, 32, and her dog Jordy, both pictured, are travelling around Australia - and aren't spending a cent

A young woman has taken the challenge to travel solo around Australia in a banged-up old Landcruiser and no money - relying on strangers for fuel, food and shelter.

With only her dog for company, Edwina Robertson, 32, has been travelling through some of Australia's most remote communities for the past two months - and she claims she hasn't spent a cent.

But her meals haven't come easy and at one point she hadn't eaten in more than 30 hours and was desperate for a place to rest. 

The young woman, who grew up on a rural property in northern NSW, is a photographer by trade and offers to take professional pictures in exchange for fuel, food and accommodation.

'I wanted to do my own modern adventure,' Ms Robertson told Daily Mail Australia after stopping in Alice Springs for the night.

'I decided to make my trip around Australia more interesting I would offer services for food, accommodation and fuel.'

And she wants to showcase just how generous people 'on the other side of the great divide' truly are. 

'People in the city think country people are rednecks, y'know that they are a bit rough and ready – well that's bullocks.

'People from the bush are generous, hospitable and warm – I have never been happier.'

And she has reflected on the kindness of the strangers who have fed her, and kept her adventure dreams alive many times since starting out on the road.

'Yesterday as I was driving along, I was totally overwhelmed by the immense generosity, sincere hospitality and openness families and individuals have shown me so far on this journey. I haven't yet stayed with anyone I've met previously, yet every day I have left feeling like I have made friends for life,' she wrote in her first few weeks on the road. 

'Day 22- Katherine Outback Experience, Katherine, Northern Territory' one of the stunning images taken by the wanderer

'Day 22- Katherine Outback Experience, Katherine, Northern Territory' one of the stunning images taken by the wanderer

Edwina with her dog taking a refreshing dip in 'Top Springs' making sure to capture the quick break with a selfie

Edwina with her dog taking a refreshing dip in 'Top Springs' making sure to capture the quick break with a selfie

'Day 38- The Burke/Corones Crew, 'Broadmere', Borroloola, Northern Territory' two young families run this property and offered Ms Robertson a place to stay - for this beautiful shot

'Day 38- The Burke/Corones Crew, 'Broadmere', Borroloola, Northern Territory' two young families run this property and offered Ms Robertson a place to stay - for this beautiful shot

'Living in remote outback QLD can have its challenges at the best of times. Drought, isolation, communication issues, difficulty of obtaining everyday services. However, for Chook and Lorraine Kath, sending their three kids to Boarding School, 1400km away is by far the toughest challenge they have faced' photo taken in Betoota

'Living in remote outback QLD can have its challenges at the best of times. Drought, isolation, communication issues, difficulty of obtaining everyday services. However, for Chook and Lorraine Kath, sending their three kids to Boarding School, 1400km away is by far the toughest challenge they have faced' photo taken in Betoota

Ms Robertson has been on the road since May 21 - and has just 19 days left before she gets back to Toowoomba in Queensland.

'I am really looking forward to being home on one hand - but on the other I don't want this adventure to end,' she said.

Despite it being the trip of a lifetime, life on the road has been hard for Ms Robertson.

The wanderer has no firm destinations out route, and often doesn't know where her next meal or tank of food is coming from. 

'It really is day by day and week by week,' she said.  

'Sometimes the route changes or I can't make it somewhere at a certain time - I have a full time assistant back at home who uses social media to find places for me to stay.'

More than 25,000 people are watching Ms Robertson's 'Wander of the West' trip on social media, and the page has helped her more than once on the road. 

'One day I took a wrong turn and knew I wasn't going to make it to where I needed to go because I'd be out of fuel,' she said.

'Day 51- 'Brunchilly Station', Tennant Creek, Northern Territory'. An office in the bush is made up of people of all ages. From kids who haven't completed Grade 10 to adults who have worked the land for the last 70 years of their life

'Day 51- 'Brunchilly Station', Tennant Creek, Northern Territory'. An office in the bush is made up of people of all ages. From kids who haven't completed Grade 10 to adults who have worked the land for the last 70 years of their life

'Day 52- Joe Brown,

'Day 52- Joe Brown, "Nicholson Station", Halls Creek, Western Australia'. This young man loved having a visitor at the station

'Day 8- The Wells Family, 'Elrose', Boulia, QLD'. An incredible shot taken early in the trip - from the air

'Day 8- The Wells Family, 'Elrose', Boulia, QLD'. An incredible shot taken early in the trip - from the air

The Hammond family in Cunnamulla have had their share of hard times, with a tricky pregnancy and life-threatening complications but they have stayed strong and agreed to this lovely family photo

The Hammond family in Cunnamulla have had their share of hard times, with a tricky pregnancy and life-threatening complications but they have stayed strong and agreed to this lovely family photo

'Day 57- The O'Brien Family, 'Liveringa', Camballin, Western Australia' the image shows a dusty road between two bodies of water - and some drovers working hard in the hot sun

'Day 57- The O'Brien Family, 'Liveringa', Camballin, Western Australia' the image shows a dusty road between two bodies of water - and some drovers working hard in the hot sun

'It was the day of the biggest drive of my trip, 1200kms, and I took a wrong turn. I had to put aside my ego and put out a call for

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