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Question Japanese visitor to Thredbo

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by M_G, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    never had the time. Nikki is always spending way too much time at the Bredbo Christmas Barn.
     
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  2. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    You could always hop down the road whilst she is there. There's the pub too!
     
  3. currawong

    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stayed at the Bredbo pub on a cycle tour in 1984. Shocking beds, great brekkie.
     
  4. winter

    winter One of Us

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    I love that man, so friendly and he loved our children's Japanese speaking as minimal as it was.
    We are lodge members in Thredbo and will be the weekend of June 19. He is welcome as our guest. PM for more info if interested.
     
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  5. winter

    winter One of Us

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    Last year i actually drove past on a Sunday morning and it was open!! After years of speculation,wonder and my curious nature i stopped to investigate.
    I walked in, the counters were lowered , i felt tall at 5.1. I stood there in anticipation.
    I heard a few mutters from out the back, i was finally approached, not welcomed.
    I left and will never return, strange beyond strange is my experience
     
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  6. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    We stopped one summer a few years ago.
    Friendly, huge yummy stomach filling crepes.
    They seemed friendly.
     
  7. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks Winter I'll certainly pass that on! :):thumbs: Will let you know by email or PM once I hear.
     
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  8. skichic

    skichic A Local

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    Love this post :)
     
  9. Zimboo

    Zimboo A Local

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    All good vibes heading your way winter!!!!!!
    The world can only be a better place with this sort of attitude. :thumbs::)
     
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  10. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks so much everyone. The response has blown me away, but then again I do tell everyone that this is the best forum around - full of happy, helpful and knowledgeable punters indeed.

    At present our man has taken off to DJ for the summer (haha, not really @BobGnarly - good one!). No, he's following the cherry blossoms in his crepe van for a month or two. Wife is trying to get some messages to him with the extra info.
     
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  11. JoeKing

    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I still haven't forgiven you for writing that damn book.
     
  12. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    I still haven't forgiven you buying it... ;)
     
  13. JoeKing

    JoeKing Old n' Thrusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL
     
  14. Tegski

    Tegski Hard Yards

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  15. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cheers Tegski. Have already spoken to them, they were helpful.
     
  16. AJS

    AJS One of Us

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    There is a Japanese man (in his 50's I think) that works for Oz Snow (backpacker bus trips) and lives on site at East Jindabyne in Winter. Might be worth trying to get in contact with him- his name is Shingo and he has been doing Aus summers in Japan and Oz winters in Thredbo/East Jindabyne for Oz Snow for forever! He is definitely bilingual and knows the area. He is friends with my partner, I can ask him to ask him if he can help if it's something he would be interested in? In June (and particularly mid week) those bus trips are much more sedate than mid season weekends which are manic (and as such wouldn't be appropriate).
     
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  17. AJS

    AJS One of Us

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    Agree about Bright, IMO Dinner Plain has the best ski village vibe in Vicco, has it's own little pomma and is only a 15-20 min drive to Hotham.
     
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  18. skichanger

    skichanger A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Our Japanese mogul skier is staying with us again for the season. If their dates coincide I am sure he would help.
     
  19. M_G

    M_G M_G_ = Make skiing great again Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thanks a lot @AJS and @skichanger

    Our man has gone missing after chasing the cherry blossoms with his crepe truck all the way up to Hokkaido. Will pass on those when/if we hear back from him.