Travel Blogs from Adelaide Hills, Australia

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Are we there yet?, Crafers, Australia travel blog

Are we there yet?

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... distractions or commitments just to get up everyday and live with your thoughts. While our thoughts are consumed with flying out of Australia and preparations, in the quieter moments we can at least be happy just to sit and enjoy things that slowly pass ...

Lions and tigers and bears! Oops, wrong animals., Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Lions and tigers and bears! Oops, wrong animals.

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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When we left their house in the morning we went and explored the Adelaide hills. (On the way though we realized we didn't even get a picture with Marie and Denny our lovely hosts, damnit!) While there we visited the Cleland conservation park, it had all ...

Goodbye Nepal and G'day Australia, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Nepal and G'day Australia

A travel blog entry by mariasadventure

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... with my wonderful Australian family (not real family just adopted!). I am living with my adopted Aussie Mum and Dad up in the Adelaide Hills in a little place called Crafers and we have koalas in the back garden which is super cool. I am doing some ...

Week 11 - Adelaide is still alive..., Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Week 11 - Adelaide is still alive...

A travel blog entry by heatherbelle

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... of bars, BBQs, cafes, vintage clothes shops and musicians. I passed an hour or so catching up on postcards, reading The Adelaide Magazine, sipping jasmine tea, and listening to the beautiful clear honey tones of local musician ? before I was joined by ...

Drunk in the Hills, Warrawong Santctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Drunk in the Hills

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... of breadcrumbs and me chasing her trying to pick them up! Leaving the pub, it was dark and there are few street lights in the Hills so out came our torches for the long like back (remember it takes 45 minutes when sober!). Stu & Martha had gone on ...

Heading for the Hills!, Warrawong WIldlife Santuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Heading for the Hills!

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... General Manager of Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is 35 hectares about 10 minute drive outside of Stirling, high the Adelaide Hills. They have a huge selection of animals including Eastern, and Western Grey Kangaroos, Rad Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koala, ...

When Animals Attack on Pancake Day, Warrawong Sanctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

When Animals Attack on Pancake Day

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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Today was a day of animals attacks. It started when  Stu, Martha & I went to feed the Bettongs, Potteroos & the Pandemelon Wallaby we trapped and are currently keep in some holding pens for transfers to new homes. When Stu went in to the ...

Fun parts of the Day!, Warrawong, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Fun parts of the Day!

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... us up!). Even Stu was feeling a little rough and he was driving! Eventually just as we passed the Entry to Fairyland (honest!) the hills flatten out and we were in the valley. Bypassing the Giant Rocking Horse, we finally found Jacobs Creek after a mere 2 ...

Tenting it up, Adelaide style!, Brownhill Creek, Australia travel blog

Tenting it up, Adelaide style!

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... We were back on the road and as we got closer to Adelaide the hills began.  The outskirts of the city are not called the Adelaide Hills for no reason.  But DGI worked hard and got us there.  We arrived just before 5pm and parked up in a ...

Yellow Brick Road in the Hills, Warrawong Sanctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Yellow Brick Road in the Hills

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... to show that you shouldn't judge a Giant thing until you've climbed it. The journey into the city from the Adelaide Hills was through a scenic part of the Hills called the Adelaide Hills Face Zone. It's this area of the hills which faces ...

Wines in the Adelaide Hills, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Wines in the Adelaide Hills

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... introductions and formalities and instead are ushered directly into their 4x4, headed off for some more wining, but this time in the Adelaide Hills. As the name suggests, the Adelaide Hills are just outside Adelaide and they’re hill.  Ha, ...

A Volunter's Life..., Warrawong, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

A Volunter's Life...

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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A bit of gap in the blog as I've been working so hard in the last week that I've been physically exhausted every night and in bed by 10am! I have gotten into a routine for the working day though so let's run through that. 7.15am - Wake up, shower ...

Mount Lofty and Cleland Wildlife Park, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Mount Lofty and Cleland Wildlife Park

A travel blog entry by henrik.caesar

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Today I went on a trip to Adelaide Hills that UniSA arranged. I got up 7:30 really tired after a big night out. At 9:00 the bus left from outside City West campus and our first stop was at Mt Lofty Summit. This was a lookout from where you can see almost ...

Lazy Weekend, Warrawong Sanctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Lazy Weekend

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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After the adventures of the week I had a fairly lazy weekend. Went into Adelaide City both Saturday & Sunday, did some shopping, visited Central Market (love the fruit!), had some sushi. On Saturday Martha, Stu & I saw Music & Lyrics at ...

Bye Bye Heidi, Warrawong Sanctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Bye Bye Heidi

A travel blog entry by melsymo

... for the Bus into the city. Unfortunately for her - I've got her email address and mobile number so we may meet again somewhere in Australia! Work wise today we built an Igloo. Made not of packed snow but of iron star droppers and a  net. As we ...

Giant Rocking Horses, Old Cars and Wine, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Giant Rocking Horses, Old Cars and Wine

A travel blog entry by superval

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... ; After it was decided to skip Kangaroo Island and go to Phillip Island instead we figured we could spend the day in the Adelaide Hills wine tasting and going to another car museum. We only went to one winery (Chain of Ponds)before happening ...

Giant Rocking Horse!, Warrawong Sanctuary, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Giant Rocking Horse!

A travel blog entry by melsymo

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... . Before we left we did have a look at the Giant Rocking horse. It was big, but I was somehow disappointed. Australia has a habit of building Giant Things to advertise restaurants, toy factories or just to build something really big (I'm ...

Adelaide Hills, Glenalta, Australia travel blog

Adelaide Hills

A travel blog entry by cathy.rob.hyde

Belair NP caravan park. Just stayed here one night on the way to our ...

Greek Fisherman versus Harvard, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Greek Fisherman versus Harvard

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

Greek Fisherman vs. Harvard Maybe you heard about this story – It’s quite well known. I love it and gives me a smile every time I read it. It’s all about doing what you want in life and being happy. Enjoy! A boat docked in a tiny ...

DAY 89 - ADELAIDE TO BELAIR - WELL SPOTTED!, Belair National Park, Australia travel blog

DAY 89 - ADELAIDE TO BELAIR - WELL SPOTTED!

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... . We were both really excited to be on the move, especially Jay. We're not going far, just up to a National Park in the Adelaide Hills. We first of all though went to the West Lakes Shopping Centre to get a few bits and pieces and to do some food shopping ...

Time to say goodbye to Oz...., Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Time to say goodbye to Oz....

A travel blog entry by milnikjo

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... of 11 weeks!! They took me on a weeks cruise round the south pacific and drove me round pretty much most of northern and central Australia with a camper trailer in tow, I have so much to thank them for.I got see a side of Oz that prob most Australians ...

DAY 90 - BELAIR - WATERFALL, Belair National Park, Australia travel blog

DAY 90 - BELAIR - WATERFALL

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... an excellent job in battling the hilly bits. I feel like her personal trainer and will get her fully fit in no time. Despite the hills Jay really enjoyed the walk. Near the beginning of the walk we had to go through a fairly long tunnel under the railway ...

seeing in the New Year, Belair, Australia travel blog

seeing in the New Year

A travel blog entry by moore4australia

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... .  The next day dad helped to hitch the van up and away we went to Belair CP. It really is beautiful in the Adelaide Hills, especially Belair.  Our site was situated under a canopy of of gum trees and we awoke to the sound of Magpies warbling, ...

Nice to be in Perth :), Karrinyup, Australia travel blog

Nice to be in Perth :)

A travel blog entry by moore4australia

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... it was just fantastic learning about the who, what, where and when of it all.  They must have taken one look at Australia and thought, nah, lets go build our own country ... crazy dutch :)  That night, we stopped at Cottesloe for fish and chips ...

Saturday afternoon in Rome, Stirling, Australia travel blog

Saturday afternoon in Rome

A travel blog entry by debnsam

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I am so glad I booked private transport from the airport to the Hotel. It was very crowded and humid, and not having to queue for taxis and worry about that after 24hrs of stopover and flying was fabulous. Doha airport is now very impressive and once ...

Warrawong Volunteer Fortnight, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Warrawong Volunteer Fortnight

A travel blog entry by climis

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... to view animals that they have most probably never seen before.  Warrawong is only 25 minutes drive from Adelaide.  South Australia’s premier eco-tourism complex is set in 35 acres of natural bushland where endangered flaura and fauna ...

Warrawong Update, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Warrawong Update

A travel blog entry by climis

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... they thought it was an Aussie joke and it was literally a made up version of animals stuck together.....they find this rather amusing in Australia. Never managed to finish Enzo's cage, he was the angry bird that I befriended - he did take a shine to me I ...

Only one place to be, the beach,  Adelaide, Australia travel blog

Only one place to be, the beach

A travel blog entry by wemmiwhim

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After such a hot night of chatting and little sleep we all sleep in. Except Cel who is off to work at the local surf shop. We mosey around until around 4pm and then we went around 25 mins away to Glenelg a beach side suburb which has loads of European ...

Work, rest and play, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Work, rest and play

A travel blog entry by thespilsburys

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... all round! The boys went off to school for the day with their sun hats, water bottle and lunch and I went to Alzheimers Australia, leaving Dave to have some me time! I had abrilliant morning speaking to a lady who runs The Connexus programme for people ...

Enjoying Adelaide!, Adelaide Hills, Australia travel blog

Enjoying Adelaide!

A travel blog entry by suziewong

... the Adelaide Fringe Theatre, which makes it a bit more buzzy than usual I guess.  I went to the Museum of South Australia - mainly because I needed to get out of the sun and into some air conditioning! - but that was very interesting.  I walked ...

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