Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Year’s Eve in Thredbo

AHHH – New Year’s Eve in Thredbo! They know how to put on a party here – a choice between karaoke at the bar of the hotel we were staying at, or live entertainment in the square. YES – YOU … Continue reading

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Australia’s Highest Mountain

The main thing to do in Thredbo is go for a walk on the mountain. There’s a few good trails including the very popular one that goes up to the top of Mount Kosciuszko – which at 2228m high is … Continue reading

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The Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains are the highest in Australia – and it was our next stop. The main town before the national park is Jindabyne, which has a nice lake, and a bit of a resort feel to it. Our destination … Continue reading

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Bomballa – platypus home!

As far as animal spotting goes, we were being pretty greedy Pommies – but hey that’s what we like to do. We left the coast and headed inland with the main purpose of finding a platypus. Platypus are exceptionally cool … Continue reading

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Wild and windy beach

The beach near where we camped was really nice – there was supposed to be emus on there, but we didn’t find any – AND WE WALKED THE WHOLE LENGTH OF THE BEACH – it was extremely windy and we … Continue reading

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Stingray AND Octopus

Look at this fella – a giant stingray – how cool is that! There is a boardwalk along the shore in Narooma which you can wander up and down and look for stingrays – we nearly missed him, but just … Continue reading

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Camping!

Now it may be Xmas time – but that’s no reason not to go camping. We had shipped our tent all the way to Australia, so we were morally bound to use it. We booked a spot at the Beachcomber … Continue reading

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