Friday Weekend Escape to Talbingo in the Snowy Mountains, Australia

Today we’re escaping for the weekend to the small town of Talbingo, located on the Snowy Mountains Highway in New South Wales, Australia. The town was moved to its current location during the construction of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme. The original township of Talbingo was inundated with flood waters from Jounama Dam.

The Snowy Mountains region is the setting for the fictitious town of Snowgum Creek in my contemporary inspirational romance series. Today I’m also celebrating the release of my third book in the Snowgum Creek series, The Doctor’s Return. Below I’ve included a few photos of Talbingo. Enjoy your weekend!

Talbingo, NSW

Talbingo, NSW, on the shore of Jounama Pondage.

Birth place of the famous Australian author Miles Franklin.

Talbingo is the birth place of the famous Australian author, Miles Franklin.

2013-09 September Batlow, Snowy Mountains, Talbingo with Jim 027

Memorial Plaque for Miles Franklin.

Talbingo Dam, created by the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme.

Talbingo Dam, created by the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme.

View of the Snowy Mountains from Talbingo.

View of the Snowy Mountains from Talbingo.

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