Alpine Resort Motel
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... our 'washing day'... this is for the normal household stuff (eg laundry and shopping) before we get to the AGM camp tomorrow. We confirmed our route for tomorrow through the National Park (the GPS told us, incorrectly, that it was unsealed). It looks like it will be a slow trip as the road is reportedly very narrow and windy, but we will take our time and enjoy the ride. It has been cold and very windy all day and I hope the rain stays away for tomorrow...
... we should just carry on going straight ahead, but.. the navigator said left, should have looked at the map, oh well.
So, we ended up on a road winding and twisting forever up mountain ridges 50klms, to Australias highest town at 1488m above sea level, this road is closed in winter because of snow.
Eventually we ended up on the Snowy Mountain Highway, stopped at Adaminaby for lunch and a photo of "The Big Trout", the snowy mountain rivers and creeks are good fishing ...
Both of us stayed at home today. I feel much better. Light flakes of snow fell as we walked to the shops to rebook for 2015. While we were up at nuggets' crossing I took photos of the historical photo display of the Prendergast and McEvoy families. MSG Mark for his ...
... half there waiting to rid me of the stubborn plop.
The rest of the morning was surprisingly uneventful. We left home at 7:30ish and it was 10 degrees outside.
For lunch in Canberra we had KFC. I chose the zinger stack. Its two bits of zinger fillet with sauce and cheese and chilli relish. Probably the most interesting thing in Canberra that day.
Arrived at Jindabyne at 4pm(ish). The zinger had zinged its ...
... on the road.
After a fuel up and quick coffee and bite to eat we hit the road again. It was around this point that the 'dead wood' joke was created and was a running gag for most of the trip. Those of us that were there know the origin, but it is suffice to say that at no point was anyone loosing any dead wood. No matter how hard they tried!
Our next stop was to be Khancoban for more fuel, as this was the last available place before Omeo, still a few days away. ...