Tag: Snow

France – Chamonix: Winter Alps Trip pt. I

We thought that this was going to be our last opportunity to see the European Alps, as we thought that we were moving to San Francisco – however,…

Good-bye Beautiful Göreme

There weren’t any tears shed when we had to pack up and leave our beautiful pigeon house, but they weren’t far away. It was truly the most enjoyable…

Song-Kul Day Three – A Perfect Farewell

During the night, my stomach started to churn and I had to make a dash for the bathroom. It wasn’t a long walk, but with it snowing, any…

Song-Kul Day Two – Horse Riding In Snowy Kyrgyzstan Mountains

Even with the landscape outside cold and coated under snow, it was warm in the bed. The yurt was draughty, and the fire that transformed the tent to…

Song-Kul Day One – It’s Not Supposed To Be Snowing, It’s Summer

After another big feed at Fatima’s guest house, we shifted all our warm clothes into the one bag, and left everything else behind, because today we are starting…

Day 171 – Australian Alps (including Mount Kosciuszko)

As we chose to spend and extra night in Mount Beauty last night, we had to make up a little time today, which meant an early start. As…

Day 151 – Magical MONA

Well, like we thought, we woke to a winter wonderland outside. It wasn’t nice snow by any stretch of the imagination, but it was snow. It was also…

Day 150 – Into The Wild

I apologise for constantly talking about the weather, but for us it’s the biggest variable we face, and can make a huge difference between loving a place, or…

Day 148 – Cradle Mountain (and wombats)

Cold, cold, cold. And wet. Things weren’t looking great for today… Daylight savings meant that we didn’t wake until 7:30, but with the weather the way it was,…

Winter Season in Hirafu, Niseko

The journey was over.  We had a few short days to move in to our beautiful (and some might say romantic) log cabin before we were to start…