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It was true! As soon as we entered the park we saw a wombat slowly crossing the road, and kangaroos by the side of the road. As we took the turnoff to our campsite, we saw even more wombats and TONS of kangaroos! Chris counted seeing 8 wombats, including one baby. And countless kangaroos, one of which had a Joey. It was crazy! I tried to get a photo but haven't mastered my camera yet.
We found the campsite and saw we had it all to ourself. It was late and we'd had a ...
... touched snow with their own hands before, the moment had an excitement factor of 10. It didn’t take long for Year 6 to be broken into smaller groups and to start the ski lessons.
Actually, while we are talking about things that are broken, I will take this opportunity to announce that there were no broken bones today. In fact, there were injuries at all.
It was great to see some ...
... that shower before dinner. We then met everyone for dinner in the dining room. After we headed to one of the other people’s rooms to have some drinks. Great idea when you are exhausted and dehydrated. The lodge also had a bar with a live band so we ended up there later in the night. It was fun to hang out with everyone and get to know some people I hadn’t met before.
Finally decided at midnight I should go to bed. So ...
... all of the high summits. They all looked the same height really but Kosciuzko was over to the distant right. We did a very short snowgums walk and marvelled at some of the wind twisted trunks. After this we were wrecked and so headed back to Jindabyne. It is a nice town further east of the park on Lake Jindabyne. This is one of the many reservoirs up in the mountains. Old Jindabyne lies in the valley floor, which is now the lake ...
... there were a few remaining patches of snow - very exciting for the kids as this was the first time they had seen snow. There were a few snow fights and Amy even thought it was a good idea to try and use her raincoat as a toboggan.
There were quite a few march flies on the way but when we stopped at blue Lake for lunch, they ...
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