Oaks Horizons Apartment Hotel
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Long drive today, with a deadline to get the hire car back by 5pm. Not much to see en-route but miles of salt flats. Stopped briefly in Meningie to admire the view over Lake Albert and then on to Murray Bridge where we had our picnic lunch. Then on into Adelaide, with a 7 mile descent on the freeway down from Mt Barker. Obviously an accident …
We were really sad to leave les and jackies but have a lot more to see. Good early morning flight but Ian took a sleeping tablet so wasnt functioning on all cylinders on arrival!! We are staying in an apartment hotel-very reasonable,very big and good location. Quite lazy yesterday stroll by the river and then checked out the shops. Today we started …
So why Russia? That is almost always the first question I get asked when I tell someone I'm going there. The short answer is because I am fascinated with the place. But why that is I don't rightly know. It started around 5 or 6 years ago. I was reading a book about European history and there was a small information box about the Russian city of Novgorod. That tweaked (or broke) something in my brain and I've been hooked on Russia (and ...
... the back garden of the original establishment. Haigh's is a family buisness over 4 generations. Their chocolate taste like Lindt (although I think this is because one of the generations went to Switzerland to get some chocolate ideas!!). We got to see them make truffles and also their *special edition* chocolates for (Australian) Father's Day. This was all inbetween trying out many many samples and browsing through the different types of chocolate on the shop floor. It ...
... and other passengers and the lack of comfort but that's what travelling is all about I guess!
Monday I woke up early, we had breakfast and then I got showered and dressed! We stopped in Cook around midday which is the only settlement left on the Nullarbor Plain and used to have a population on 40 but now only has 5 people living there! The only family provide a fuelling and watering service to all the trains that pass through! The school and hospital are ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
Good Hotel - 2 separate bedrooms. 13th floor overlooking the Adelaide Convention Centre + The Adelaide Oval.
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