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It is with a heavy heart that I want to share with you that this part of our journey is finished, Peter is in Royal Adelaide Hospital after suffering a stroke ( bleeding to the brain) we are lucky that the bleeding was contained in one area.
On the 16th May he was airlifted from Murray Bridge by chopper, the quick action of the staff of …
So having cut short the Red Centre by a day,this meant two days in Adelaide town. We had a wee apartment in the City Centre, just a block away from Rundle Street which is the main shopping strip. This was of vital importance as Santa Claus will be visiting soon, and as we are the Holy Trinity ie we are together all day every day, we needed a wee …
... to Mitre 10 and a bit of ingenuity and the door is finally fixed.
So much for seeing the city of churches and the tram ride around it. I guess for today we weren't able to do another R that we were hoping to do... RELAX!
All good now though, 8pm and I have just been able to get 50mb of free internet. Were too from here, I don't really care as long as its ...
... guitar sang traditional Australian songs telling of the arrival of the first settlers and convicts at Botany Bay including old favourites that even we recognised like Waltzing Matilda. Jo did her exercise to the music on the balcony and got a special mention from the band.
After lunch in an empty restaurant we went to join our tour 'Highlights of Adelaide'. This was a trip into Adelaide, 7 miles from the port, a trip around the city with a stop at the museum and then ...
... 900km (the total distance we had to go was around 1,400km). We stopped at a rest area along the highway and crawled into the back of the car to sleep for the night.
Outback Road Trip Day 2:
We woke up shortly after sunrise and hopped back into the front seats to continue the last 500-ish km's to Adelaide. We checked the city out a bit and then headed to our main “attraction” nearby which was Maslin Beach a *gasp* ...
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