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Photos & Pies from the Monaro Hwy drive

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by telecrag, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds like a normal arvo drive. Enjoy your pub grub! :thumbs:
     
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    NewTurns One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bump. Just pulled into Michelago servo for a biological break and grab some minties for the drive. +1 Disgusted at state of loos and whole place a complete dive. Almost engaged 4WD to get to the forecourt and out again. Pulling out back on to the Monaro like a scene from the Fast and the Furious. Unlikely to stop there again.
    One Star (Max).
     
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  3. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds like nothing has changed! Been like that for decades. Gross.
     
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  4. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I just wanna know the fk how to pronounce it... Is it:
    Mitch-lay-goe
    Mitch-lar-goe
    Misch-lay-goe
    Mike-lar-goe
    ...Does anyone care?
     
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  5. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    mice-lay-goe? lol
     
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  7. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Its worse in Summer you know.
     
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  9. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tonester Lift Line Nazi Ski Pass: Gold

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    I stopped there on 2004, then again in 2015. That was two times too many stops there.
     
  11. JoeKing

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  12. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    ...when are you going to finish? I want my columbine...
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  14. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Great to hear I am not the only confused human driving past it... 'coz god knows, I'd never stop to ask.
     
  15. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  16. telecrag

    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Haha, it's wrong!

    Mick L A go
     
  17. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    thats wot I said .
    lucky it's not a spelling B
     
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  18. Zimbooo

    Zimbooo One of Us

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    Parmigiano on top?
     
  19. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ive seen couple inches of snow on the ground out there .
    " back in '81" yawn.
     
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  20. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Why stop for a loo at a servo when you can lay one in the no parking zone along the lake jindabyne foreshore.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Definitely.
    You learn something with every call out.
     
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  24. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Been going to the Oz hills since 1996 but I've never, ever stopped at Bredbo Pub. Any good?
     
  25. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Had dinner there about 4 years ago and it was ok. Means zilch now, I know ;)

    Driving to Canberra this evening, travelling about 90km/hr due to slow car 3 ahead. Tradie Ute flys up behind, tailgates and flicks the high beam up. Overtakes on the double lines and moves between me and 3 slow cars them slams the brakes, coming to a stop in front of me. In the dark, on the hiway, over a crest (double lines for a reason). Then speeds off to sit behind the slow cars all the way to Canberra. Turned off at Tuggers, which I thought quite appropriate.

    WTF is it with some people.
     
  26. climberman

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    I did a lads trip a few years ago. We had a beer there on Mothers day. Two of us had rung our mums and didn't miss our exes. The third had to drive us out of there. Anyway, nice classic small aussie pub. Worth a stop for a pie and a beer.
     
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  27. Arsas

    Arsas One of Us

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    I use to stop there about 15 years ago and the owner of the hotel/servo would cooky ou bacon and eggs on the indoor hotplates. It was pretty good, the old owner was always up for a chat. That owner sold it and it went down hill straight away.
     
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    Dropped in for a beer a coupla times last season . Nice locals and the beer pours nice and clean.
     
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    Coopers Extra Stout?
     
  30. GlendaN

    GlendaN Hard Yards

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    I am very fussy but can recommend the toilets in the park in Cooma one street back from the main drag. Amazingly clean for public toilets. No photo though.
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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    last year they were getting a bit crap
     
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    Nice pun.
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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    :D

    (but also true)
     
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    Where have all the pictures gone?
     
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    Too busy trying to stay alive to take photos.
     
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  37. VSG

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    Photos?
     
  38. JoeKing

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    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I call bull sheet. you are an Ass... or a goat.
     
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    Just horsing around.
     
  41. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Monaro Highway photos. yes, they are ancient.. but hey.. who said it had to be current? ;)



    You know that sculpture girder thingy on the right as you go to Cooma, near Bredbo-ish?

    mate and I on the Triumph bike.. pulled over to take some pics 1979.





    A Monaro, on the Monaro. 2010.

     
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  42. VSG

    VSG Crayon Master Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh, be still my stallion. I need to get my mount just right.
     
  43. JoeKing

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    Looks very much like road between Narabri and Bingara late thursday night. Roo density of the Tumut to Talbingo road but the blighters were hopping every which way. Lots of slalom going on. Plenty of pigs out also which tells you animals getting desparate.
     
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    Tension mounted. And rode out the door.
     
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    This is a great place to stop in Bredbo for a caffeine & pie boost.
    No pretentious, entitled wankers or crowds to contend with. Yummy pies made on site, good coffee and not over priced for the tourist.
    Recommended.
     
  47. VSG

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    Is good. Agreed.
     
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    Will try next time
     
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    Wait till you see my bar! Mates kids counted 239 kills between Canberra and Bredbo.
     
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