Thredbo 2021, Days 5-6: Up, up, up, down, down, down

COVID-19 and Thredbo I don’t think I’ve mentioned COVID-19 since we’ve arrived here, as Thredbo has no cases, and I’m not sure it ever has. However, COVID-normal, as it applies to most of Australia, is also evident here. This means that while there’s no mask-wearing, other things are mandated: QR-code (Service NSW) check-ins are required … Read more

Thredbo 2021, Days 3-4: Back in the high country

As I know I’ve said before, travellers have to be flexible. We need to be prepared to make new traditions when old ones fail, and so it was for us this year. For many years now, our Thredbo holiday has started with lunch at Wildbrumby Distillery, which is located between Jindabyne and Thredbo. It’s a … Read more

Melbourne Trip 2020 (Feb): There and back

We have been visiting Melbourne a few times a year for several years now, because both our children, and now our first grandchild, all live there. We don’t usually blog about these visits, because, although we do some sightseeing, the visits are mostly about private family stuff. However, this February we did some things we’d … Read more

Thredbo 2020, Days 3 & 4: Walking, eating, chatting

Comin’ down the mountain Tuesday’s forecast was iffy but we decided to risk walking down the hill. This meant taking the chairlift up, having a cuppa of course at Eagle’s Nest, and walking back down. Now, there are three main walking tracks down from Eagle’s Nest: Dead Horse Gap track, closed due to “the fire … Read more