Our House Backpackers
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... very well, and Rip is a retired botanist. So the peas, spinach and oranges came from his own garden. Cheryl explained that the two of them met volunteering at the Adelaide Botanical Gardens. They weren't married, and had separate homes, but hosted us at Cheryl's cottage. We spent a very lovely evening with them at "Dragonfly Cottage" as Cheryl called it, and learned a lot about Australian botany and shared many wonderful stories.
What a great day.
... all night, fully clothed and barely managed to get a wink of sleep. Tonight I've chosen to steal 3 more sheets from unoccupied beds in the hope that I'll find some resemblance to warmth when I go to bed.
As for today, I went down to the park next door and had a nice walk around 8ish (having totally given up on the idea of getting sleep by this point) got caught in a downpour, went on in to town for a smoothie (having only eaten ...
... amp; mum) home... The last six weeks have been amazing. We have had the most wonderful time seeing places I have only ever dreamed of visiting, meeting people and experiencing different cultures and ways of life. Don't ask for a favourite as everything was in its own way... Sorry Dave, time to start saving for the next trip :) :) ...
... we were taken for a tour of the Fleurie peninsular,down to the coast. A fabulous whale watching area in the right season...not now
, but an amazing beach with fabulous surf. We had a picnic lunch at Victor Harbour anSorry but d then went to Port Elliott for a walk around Granite Island.
On the way back we went for a Roo hunt! They tend to come out at dusk and Pip and steve knew where they tended to be and sure enough we ...
... popular to us by bringing glasses of the Business Class red wine as well. Nice guy!!
I got some sleep on the plane but it was great to touch down in Sydney and join everyone celebrating Australia Day. Going overseas always makes me more appreciative of the great life we have here and this time, seeing the smog and experiencing the censorship in China, made this even more poignant.
Overall a fascinating and enjoyable trip but it is nice to be home!!