Christmas seems long time ago now… there was so much anticipation, preparation, and we spent a very joyful day here at our house with 3 generations. Some stayed in their chairs, some disregarded the thunderstorm and cooled off in the pool.
Parallel to “doing Christmas” we prepared for our trip to the Snow Country. I made lists to account for each sachet of Tuna, each tea bag… dehydrated meals and so forth… Patrick studied maps, put all the camping gear out and checked it and off we went. It took 6 hours in the car to Charlotte Pass, we walked about 4 km to find a suitable place to set up camp in the wild.
It was beautiful – sunny in the evening… and sunny in the morning, …
We found shelter next to Seamen’s hut. That’s were we had dinner in the evening. (Rehydrated Spag Bol, if you must know :)). Thank God for the hut. Around 11pm there was a gale blowing. The ranger told us the following day that it was 102km/ph… the tents were flattened and we relocated into the hut.