Weekend up in Mount Victoria, Blue Mountains


My cousin rented a beautiful glass-filled 3-storey cabin in Mount Victoria for a weekend getaway and an excuse to celebrated a delayed Thanksgiving. The 6 of us who went had a most lovely time filled with much laughter, brilliant conversation, and delicious home-made food.

On Friday evening while we drove up, my cousin’s friend L whipped up some home-made pappardelle, mozarella with fresh basil and tomatoes for dinner when we arrived. In the morning, we had poached eggs with smashed avocados on toast. And for a late lunch after our hike to Hanging Rock, salad and salmon. At dusk, as we watched the sun cast its final rays over the valley below, C spatchcocked turkey she’d specially ordered for our Thanksgiving meal.

The kitchen where the magic happens


Hiking to Hanging Rock


Sunset from our verandah


Pre-dinner apertif – 1989 Ayler Kupp Riesling


We are grateful indeed, for the delicious meals, for the perfect weekend weather, for the gorgeous cabin and scenery, and for the comradeship.


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