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Category: Snowy2017

  • Travel in 2017

    Looking back across 2017 I’m surprised by how much travel I actually did. January: Singapore and Japan If I was to single out one word for my trips this year it would be snow. Though I’ve been to the snow before, this trip was the first time I’d really experienced snow. We started with a week… Read more

  • Now the answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind

    Only a short stay in Jindabyne and it is time to head home. We ate our hot breakfast and set off back to Sydney along the sparse grasslands of the Monaro, sadly following the abandoned train tracks from Cooma to Canberra. What a beautiful journey that would have been. Alex asked to visited the amazing… Read more

  • The answer is snow

    There must come a time when people learning to ski suddenly discover the exhilaration of weaving their way at speed down the slope and find a new addiction in their lives. At least that’s what I suppose happens. After two hours of slipping and skidding, of trying to stay upright and not go too fast… Read more

  • Towards the snow

    From the hot sun  and beaches of Botany Bay to the chill waters of Lake Jindabyne overlooked by snow capped mountains. Along the way we had lunch at Ikea in Canberra, sat behind slow cars and saw many police. Finding dinner in Jindabyne was difficult with almost everywhere booked out. Ended up with Thai takeaway… Read more

  • By the beach

    It’s nearing the time for the airport to sleep. Once I would dream of being inside that terminal, excited for the journey to begin. Now I would worry what the darkness hides. But earlier at the traveller’s time I still felt the desire. Either way it is for nothing. I’m not flying anywhere. Just spending… Read more