Travel Blogs from Glenelg, Australia

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Adelaide City, Adelaide and Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Adelaide City

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... post office where we had to pay evil speeding fine) and lots of statues dotted around town. On our last day in South Australia we headed out to Glenelg to visit the Rodney Fox shark musuem. This guy is a legend! He was attacked by a Great White Shark ...

Trial Trip, Seacliff SA, Australia travel blog

Trial Trip

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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Our practice trip with the camper to Streaky Bay and Coffin Bay started off with a few hitches like not being able to get the fridge hooked up. If it weren't for my Dad, we would have had to eat take-aways the whole time. Also a couple of water leakages ...

Glenelg Spelled Backwards is glenelG, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg Spelled Backwards is glenelG

A travel blog entry by travelbuggie

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... lunch.. Pho of course! and frozen coke at McDonalds ( like a slurpy but totally full of air and light... strange stuff...) Glenelg was a really great area and I considered job searching there as well. the tram connects it to Adelaide in 40 minutes and ...

Glenelg, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg

A travel blog entry by liviou

Glenelg Beach, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg Beach

A travel blog entry by murf6481

... so it gets a lot of Antarctic water.  Cold, but I had to go ahead and get in for a bit.  Couldn't come all that way and then wimp out because of a little chill. The beach itself was nice, and Glenelg is a nice little suburb of ...

Not long now., Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Not long now.

A travel blog entry by moleandplace

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Getting ready for our great adventure - just have to ...

Beach!, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Beach!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... night and have enjoyed some, as the grown-up calls it, R&R time. We have spent some time on the lovely beach at Glenelg and did some sunbathing. The sand was very beautiful and soft, but the water was a little bit cold, too cold for swimming, ...

Princess Margret Rose Caves, Lower Glenelg National Park, Australia travel blog

Princess Margret Rose Caves

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

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In the South West corner of Victoria lies the Lower Glenelg National Park.   With our drive here we passed very few vehicles and had no phone reception.  For Jasmin this gave her a real holiday feeling.  In the National Park is the Princess ...

A helping hand, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

A helping hand

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... to try to understand what people are saying to him. His English isn't terribly good. He's been sent here alone, all the way to Australia, as part of a course of study to learn about wine growing. And I do feel sorry for him. Most people are here by ...

Glen Elg, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glen Elg

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... several fridges and storage areas. All doors have meaty locks on them and fire exit routes are clearly displayed - plainly South Australia is a place where rules and regulations are taken seriously. By those making the rules perhaps. And I am quick to ...

Adelaide misunderstood, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Adelaide misunderstood

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... also once had a great deal of influence. Established in 1836, Glen Elg is the oldest European settlement in South Australia, Kangaroo island being the first. Wonderfully crafted municipal buildings and churches remain both here and in Adelaide CBD to ...

Grape picking in Oz, Weinlese in Australien, McClaren Vale, Australia travel blog

Grape picking in Oz, Weinlese in Australien

A travel blog entry by martha-daniel

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22nd Feb to 17th March and 28th March to 8th April - GRAPE PICKING IN McCLAREN VALE Travelling isn't cheap and there comes a time when the cash machine just won't give you anymore money so we decided to get some work fruit picking in Oz. We headed to ...

Ready to hit the road again, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Ready to hit the road again

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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... met a lot of interesting characters left, right and center. It haven't been the 4 months that I envisioned when I left home for Australia, but seeing the circumstances it feels like I've made the best of it. Hopefully I will hear in the coming days ...

Glenelg - New Year's Eve, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg - New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by samandchantal

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... the year and enjoy a few bottles of wine (bought the day before) to get us in the New Years Eve spirit.   We returned to a packed Glenelg in the evening and walked past the live stage on the beach front to find a bar.  They were all very busy but as we ...

Leaving Adelaide, third attempt, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Leaving Adelaide, third attempt

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... from the UK. Through the open window, we can all hear the music drifting across the city from the 'Big Day Out' - Australia's yearly live music festival that happens in all the big cities simultaneously. We know it's fantastically expensive to get a ...

Tattoo Me, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Tattoo Me

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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The burly, shaven-headed biker with a needle in my back chuckles when he explains that he's not allowed to travel to Canada or the US because he once shot a man. "The motherfucker deserved it," he reasons. Hells Angels posters cover the wall above me, in ...

Leaving Adelaide, first attempt, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Leaving Adelaide, first attempt

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... '. I cut back on my spending a little and make some visits to the supermarket - which is where you'll find most backpackers in Australia. Lurking around the meat counters, waiting for the ' mark-downs ' at about 5 o'clock. I change my phone's SIM card ...

Glenelg Fun, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg Fun

A travel blog entry by sue.fenton.75

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... of the modern buildings. I will add photos of Glenelg on this entry throughout our stay and compose entries for places other than Glenelg separately at other times.  Example: the Fun Run City to Bay on 15th September which I added to this blog entry ...

Mi ultima dia in South America...... for now, Santiago, Chile and Adelaide, Australia, Australia travel blog

Mi ultima dia in South America...... for now

A travel blog entry by gazzgazz2005

... sights and sounds. Some frustrating moments in some very long lines for both Aracely (back to Peru) and me (back to Australia) in the Santiago airport with many people and many languages all trying to get to their next destinations. The next 2 ...

Last Few Days in Adelaide, Adelaide - Glenelg (Somerton Park), Australia travel blog

Last Few Days in Adelaide

A travel blog entry by brianajess

Hey! We had another exciting Wine Tasting adventure yesterday (Sunday) here in the Adelaide Area... We went into the Clare Valley this time as they were having their Gourmet Weekend up there. Basically heaps of people between the ages of 18 and 60 ...

An Introduction to Glenelg, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

An Introduction to Glenelg

A travel blog entry by rt9812

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... War and the Colonies. He must have been quite a chap; he has two rivers named after him, one in Victoria, one in Western Australia, a shire in Victoria, towns in Nova Scotia and Maryland and a site on Mars, though he himself is named after a small town in ...

Its jumping time, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Its jumping time

A travel blog entry by blanchardbfg

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... . The gang wanted to go to the beach, so we board shorted up and hopped on the tram. 20mins later, we were in Glenelg, a self sufficient town with a huge beach stretching along the coast. We treated ourselves to a cheap, lunchtime Maccy D's, then hit the ...

Leaving Adelaide, second attempt, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Leaving Adelaide, second attempt

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

Continued from ; A helping hand I drive to the Mount Lofty range of hills through the time-warp town of Hahndorf. Which could be in Germany. With a small pack, I take the Heydon trail - albeit in the wrong direction, and after several hours the sky ...

Touristy Week, Adelaide - Glenelg (Somerton Park), Australia travel blog

Touristy Week

A travel blog entry by brianajess

... WINE TASTING!!! How posh and grown up are we?! Today was a new and fun experience for Jenny and I. Seeing as we are in South Australia 'home to some of the best wine growing country in the world' we figured that we should go and taste some of the local ...

Back at the beach, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Back at the beach

A travel blog entry by reinder.prins

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... day we were planning to move on anyway. From Robe we drove on to Kingston S.E. (there's two places called Kingston in South Australia) for some of their famous fish and chips. The rest of the day we drove a beautiful stretch of the Prince's highway ...

City of Churches.....??, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

City of Churches.....??

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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... , I was glad to disembark into the fresh Adelaide air to wander Rundle St, the Botanical Gardens and tram to the Stamford Hotel in Glenelg. Being known as the City of Churches, I attended PJ O'brien's (just 900 k's from my local PJ's!) and gave thanks to ...

Glenelg, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg

A travel blog entry by cathy.rob.hyde

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A visit to South Aust & Adelaide wouldn't be complete without a visit to the famous Glenelg. Unfortunately the weather didn't make for an enjoyable seaside stroll as the bitter cold winds were endless. We enjoyed a fabulous photo exhibition of 'great ...

Glenelg, Glenelg, Australia travel blog

Glenelg

A travel blog entry by stathis

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... outside today (actually it's not today but tomorrow, the 17th), beautiful day for travelobloging! Today (actually yesterday) I went to Glenelg, a small village with a nice promenade along the coast. You reach it with a 30 minutes train, the vintage one ...

Final day in Glenelg, Glenelg North, Australia travel blog

Final day in Glenelg

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan

... We ate in our room for tea and just cooled down and got ready for the evening.....We went out around 9pm and had a gentle amble into Glenelg. Our hotel is very near to the town centre so we were soon there. The heat from the sun had gone but it was still ...

From Mount Gambia to Glenelg, Glenelg North, Australia travel blog

From Mount Gambia to Glenelg

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan

... , it went on on and on for mile after mile with many world renowned wine makers being in the area.........We arrived at Glenelg safe and well although extremely tired and fatigued. A quick call at a local super market for some food for tea was followed by ...

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