We got up early and made our lunch and packed our backpacks and then had brekky and coffee and took off to Thredbo. We wanted to get there a bit early to book a tour to go to the top of Mt Kosciuszko with, since they were only $10 more than doing it on your […]Read more "Conquering Mt Kosciuszko"
We got off to a late start because Donald hadn’t changed his watch or phone over to NSW time and kept telling me the wrong time. It was supposed to be OK because the plan was to go to Dalgety for lunch at a winery and just do a little round trip and exploration of […]Read more "Jindabyne to Charlotte Pass"
We had a leisurely breakfast and loading up of the car and then shopping for a few provisions, including a tracksuit for Donald, before heading south for the Snowy Mountains. First stop was Bredbo for coffee and croissants with honey for what turned out to be lunch, rather than morning tea. Only about 20 minutes […]Read more "Cooma and Jindabyne"
We decided to take the scenic route from Karuah to Goulburn – instead of freeways and motorways to the west of Sydney, we went via Wisemans Ferry. This used to be the main route north out of Sydney to Newcastle, until early last century. It’s very windy, slow and beautiful. Unfortunately, there’s very few places […]Read more "Karuah to Goulburn"
We left home fairly early in order to get as far towards Sydney as comfortable. We stopped for a coffee at this cute converted church in Broadwater, called Our Daily Bread Cafe. The coffee was really good (though expensive) and I loved the atmosphere inside. The seating area is set up like a museum but […]Read more "The Coast Road – heading south"
I had a photo stop at Fingal Head, Northern NSW, over the weekend. It reminded me of both the Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland and Stradbroke Island. The former for the rock formations, of course. Eileen was with me, and waited most patiently: There were brave (or foolish!) people fishing off the rocks there. Hard […]Read more "Fingal Head, Northern NSW"
A short holiday was more than necessary, so we booked accommodation, loaded up the 4 Wheel Drive and took off for a ‘mini-break’! Our destination was south east, instead of our more usual trips north to visit the family. (Visited 294 time, 1 visit today)Read more "Northern Rivers, NSW"