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 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 2019, Days 3 & 4: Joining the dots

Days three and four, this year, were perfect ones – weather-wise. Both days were clear and sunny, with mild temperatures in the very low 20°sC. Perfect for walking, so that’s what we did. Joining the dots There aren’t many day-walks we haven’t done in the region, but one is the Summit Walk from Charlotte Pass. … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip, Part 2: Fair days and foul

Actually, to be honest, we haven’t had any really foul days, but we have only had two beautiful days. (That’s what you get for coming in winter!) One of these days was the day of the coastal walk, which we described in our last post, and the other was the following day which we’ll describe … Read more