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 5 & 6: Not much doing

Our holiday ended with, I must say, a whimper as it rained, and rained, and rained, all day. We always experience some rain during our January Thredbo trips, but it’s rare for there not to be a break during the day, enabling us to sneak out for a short walk. Not so on our last … 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

Thredbo 2020, Days 1 & 2: A lazy start

We’ve had the laziest start ever to our annual Thredbo holiday because of the weather! It rained! And quite a bit. You know, that wet stuff that falls from the sky? Backtracking though, we got off promptly and did our usual trip down, stopping at Cooma’s The Lott for our morning cuppa and wildbrumby for … Read more