Explore...

Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Cooma, New South Wales, Australia

Apr 25, 2014 - Cooma

Friday 25th April We got to Cooma and spoke to a lady at the Information Center, she gave us a bit of information and also advice of where we could stay. As we will be coming back through Cooma tomorrow, we did not spend a lot of time there, just headed back to our caravan as it is now 4.30pm and we have 130 kms to do. Got back to the van around 5.30pm.

Jump to full entry

Oct 2, 2013 - Cooma

10/2/13, Wednesday On our drive to Cooma, we saw our first "mob" of kangaroos! (Yes, a group of them are called a mob.) Most were laying down. They blend in so well with the rocks in the area that we nearly missed them. We passed the turn off to Tuggeranong (had to put that one in; the names here are mostly Aboriginal). We saw hundreds of sheep, a very big business here. We were heading for the Snowy Mountains which actually had snow on them. The road was even closed across the mountain due to the snow. We drove into the town of Jindabyne...

Jump to full entry

Mar 10, 2013 - Church at Cooma

We left the Tourist park and headed for the AOG in Cooma for 9.30 am. Everyone was very friendly and we enjoyed the service although completely different from the Baptist last week. The message this week was on "The comfortable cross" How do we see the cross? When Jesus said "Take up your cross and follow me" the early Christian or Jew saw it as a humiliating and painful death." 1 Corinthians 1:18- Foolishness For us it's menial. Something that "is our cross to bear" what does it mean to me? 1 Corinthians 22-23 To Jews - a stumbling...

Jump to full entry

Mar 9, 2013 - The Cooma Show

We rode our bikes to the Cooma Show and parked them there. It was a very nice show, with various horse competitions; dressage, horse riding and show jumping. Wood chopping, dog trials, lots of side shows, BMX bike acrobats, Old cars and fire trucks and tractors. Photo, flower and produce competitions. Sheep, goats and chickens. You name it they had it. The clown show was funny although at some points he struggled to control precocious children. We enjoyed it anyway. I think the thing we enjoyed most was the dog trials.

Jump to full entry

Mar 8, 2013 - On the move

The Lakes Entrance Riviera resort was not much for amenities but an excellent position to put the boat in from the beach. We'd definitely stay here again. We set off this morning for Cooma, New South Wales, via Cann River and Bombala. It was a bit of a long drive but it means we can have two or three days here before heading to Canberra on Monday. We saw a great plume of smoke west of Bombala. Appears they're burning off. We arrived at the Snowy Mountains Tourist park. We're on the smallest drive in site you've ever seen. There's not even...

Jump to full entry

Aug 28, 2012 - Snowy mountains (Cooma) to Canberra

We head for the mountains on our way to Cooma. Joshie looks our the window for wild Brumbies, As we climb the temperature drops and the sides of the road slowly turn white. Joshie misses the sites and in no hurry to leave I jump out of the car to throw a snow ball or three at Marc. It's a special moment that Marc and I get to share together before heading for the rest house at Sawyers hill. We patiently wait for Joshie to wake up and he doesnt understand why we are so excited to get him out of the car. We build a little snow man and Joshie...

Jump to full entry

Jul 7, 2011 - Schnee in Australien

Weiter geht es Richtung Cooma, eine Kleinstadt mitten im Nichts. Aber sehr nette Menschen und nah am Skigebiet sowie dem höchsten Berg in Australien Mt. Kosciuszko. Wir gönnten uns ein Motelzimmer, da es nachts -10 Grad wurden und wir nicht als Eiszapfen im Jucy übernachten wollten. Es war toll, es gab warme Duschen, einen Fernseher und Wasserkocher. Und so kam es das wir bei Tee und Tim Tams PS: Ich liebe dich im Fernsehen guckten.

Jump to full entry

Jun 24, 2011 - Cooma June 22 - 25

Boy oh boy!! That was a drive-and-a-half, up through the Great Dividing Range and on to the treeless plains across the top. We pulled up at Piper's Lookout for a spectacular view over the valley and back to the sea near Tahra!! Driving a manual vehicle, you sure know you are "driving" when you cannot get the vehicle out of 2nd gear for km after km up the mountain!! We have had a very, very happy stay here in Cooma. Had a day up at Thredbo with a chair ride up to within a 6km hike of the summit of Mt Kosciuszko - going to do that in the...

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal


Around Aus in 2011

Dec 25, 2010 - Cooma

18th December. Our next stop is Cooma, we travelled up some of the steepest mountain roads that we have been on so far, we reached 1490 mtrs above sea level and what goes up must come down, rather scary at times, as it was pouring with rain most of the way, then it was foggy and it was freezing cold, we stopped for morning tea at an old gold mining area, Kiandra it was 5c and a more desolate place would be hard to imagine, but by the time we got to Cooma it had warmed up a bit it reached 13c. At Cooma we booked in for the night at the Cooma...

Jump to full entry

Dec 25, 2010 - Bega/ Mystery Bay NSW

19th December. Today we are heading for Bega, once again the roads were winding and steep as we drove from one mountain to another, we visited the Bega Cheese Factory, but wasn’t that impressed, there weren’t any cheeses that can’t be bought in any supermarket, there is a gift shop, a bit of a museum and of course the shop selling the cheeses. To get to Bega we drove down Browns Mountain, ten klms of hairy scary road, but the scenery was breathtaking. We have decided to spend two nights at a camp site at Mystery Bay, it’s just an area on...

Jump to full entry


Advertisement
OperationEyesight.com