‘We were surrounded’: Couple’s horror

we were surrounded couples horror

When fires surrounded New South Wales’ Snowy Monaro for over a month, people from all over Australia – and the world – banded together to perform one huge act of selflessness.

While residents in the region knew that other people were facing the same kind of devastation through the nation’s black summer of 2019 and 2020, “we were in our little world here with our fires”.

“I felt that we were surrounded by fire,” Richard Swain said in an interview for a new video series supporting bushfire affected communities, Open for Business.

Along with his wife, Alison, the couple own Alpine River Adventures, which specialises in whitewater rafting, scenic river tours and wilderness paddling experiences.

Ms Swain said they could see, “all around, 360 degrees” the fires from their house, “all these different fires popping up”.

RELATED: Question no one asked after town’s tragedy

Founder and CEO of The Fly Program, Matt Tripet, said the bushfires “had an enormous impact on this region”.

“There was the direct impact of the fire itself, and then there was the indirect – a lack of tourism. So it really changed a lot of lives, directly and indirectly…

Want to know more click here go to source.

From -
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Site Language

Travel Categories

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.