Monthly Archives: February 2011

Snowy River – Guthega Power Station to Island Bend

whitewater rapids on the Snowy River Despite the fact that there wasn’t much water around anywhere, 3 of us (Allen, Josh and Tristan) decided that a road trip was in order. We headed south towards Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains area. Jindabyne itself is quite interesting in the summer. It’s right next door to Australia’s main ski fields, and is a very busy place during the snow season. This was the first time I’d been to Jindabyne in summer, and it’s a total ghost town! There were so many shops, homes and other buildings that were shut up waiting for Winter. The Snowy River is in the midst of Australia’s largest engineering project, the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. There is a large … Continue reading
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