Horse Riding Trek – Part 3 (Day 3)

We woke up on our third day to mist over the Howqua and the air clearer than it had been for days. It hadn’t been as cold during the night as it was up near Craig’s Hut and we’d actually managed to get a reasonable night’s sleep. The back burning smoke had blown over to the other side of the … Read More

Horse Riding Trek – Part 2 (Day 2)

So, I left off at the end of day 1 last time, so I’ll pick up from there… On with the story… We stayed the first night just below Craig’s Hut. It was really cold – the first true cold we’d experienced all year. I’d taken my son’s new sleeping bag, but hadn’t realised how narrow it was and underneath … Read More

Horse Riding Mountain Trek – reliving childhood joys – Part 1

Last year, my sister came to me with an idea to do something a bit different and challenging every year together. Part of the reason for this was because we practically used to live in each other’s pockets (terrible sibling rivalry when we were growing up was transformed into a true friendship when she came to work with me in … Read More