We had arranged to meet Claire for morning coffee in Camberwell so we drove there after breakfast. We had managed to get a late checkout of 2:00pm so we could leave the van on the site. After coffee we drove to Port Melbourne to checkout the parking options near the ferry as checkin doesn’t start until 5:00pm. Returned to the caravan park and reattached the van and headed back to Port Melbourne via the Citylink toll road. Found a spot on Beach Road not far from...
Paul and Lisa's 2019 Caravan Adventure
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6:15 alarm as Dave C and I had an 8:00am pickup. The weather wasn’t too bad but the forecast was for more snow and wind. The transport vehicle stopped at a couple more lodges before arriving at the transport hub. Could have walked it quicker! Dave C wisely suggested that I fetch the car without carrying the luggage to the car park and drive back to the transport hub and collect him and the gear. I had fashioned a snow scoop from a plastic milk carton which I pl...
Wild weather forecast today but Dave M was determined to get another day of skiing in and went and bought a lift ticket. Lots more people here now that it’s the weekend and the lift queue was quite long. Dave C and I decided not to ski today and Chris set off on the nordic trails on his X-C skis. Everyone seemed to enjoy the day and the weather forecast wasn’t wrong with some very strong gusts during the afternoon. I also checked to see if I could find the ca...
The forecast was not good for today but worsening by tomorrow so we used our last pre-purchased lift ticket. The morning was quite good initially but by 11:00am it came in with sleet and snow and strong winds. Reluctantly we returned to the lodge before lunch. Chris braved it after lunch and had some more skiing in between blizzards while we lounged around in the lodge. Dave C cooked us a nice chicken dinner.
Outside again by 9:00am and I got a replacement set of boots which were much more comfortable than the previous pair. Skiied all morning stopping for coffee and lunch but it was not long after lunch when the weather turned nasty with showers forcing us back to our lodge. We ate out at a nearby restaurant and had an early night!