Gemini Downs to Victor Harbor

Trip Start Feb 12, 2011
Trip End Ongoing

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Beachfront Caravan park

Flag of Australia  , South Australia,
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Crossed the Murray on a ferry. Stopped at Currency creek winery on trhe way and bought some Wine.  Lena cooked spaghetti marinara from the seafood bought in Kingston. We are staying here for a week for some relaxation.
23/2 spent most of the day on Granite Island, crossed the causeway on a carriage with a horse called Mac, saw a few dolphins chasing and playing, then food shopping.  early BBQ diner at the Mousses with Tony and Lena and went back for an evening session at Granite Island.  Disappointing, only saw 1 penguin outside and one in a burrow. Saw a few seals hanging around.
24/2 rest day, catch up on blog, mail, washing etc. Tony and Lena have left for Adelaide.
25/2 Visited Wineries :Tintarra (Hardy's), Wirra Wirra, Chappel Hill, Rosemount in McLaren Vale. Nice lunch at "the Barn".
26/2 Local market day at Victor Harbor and relax by the beach.
27/2 Lazy day, overcast, goat cheese factory
28/2 Cold and windy, leaving tomorrow. packing time.

Passe du Victoria en South Australia
Nous avons traverse la riviere du Murray sur un ferry.  Arret aux vignobles de Currency Creek pour une petite degustation de vin.  Arrive au camping de Victor Harbor ou nous allon y rester une semaine pour vbisiter les environs.  Le soir Lena nous a fait des spaghetti marinara...
23/2  passe la journee a visite Granite Island, traversee la presqu'ile sur un attelage tire par un percheron appele Mac.  On a vu quelques dauphins chasser et jouer le long de l'ile.  Diner tot et retour sur la presqu'ile pour une visite nocturne .  Visite decevante car nous n'avons vu qu'un seul penguin dans son trou et 2 phoques.  La presqu'ile avait plus de 2000 penguins en 1998.
24/2 journee relax, lavage, mail etc.  Tony et Lena continuent sur Adelaide.
25/2 route des vins, on visite Tintarra (Hardy's) Wirra Wirra, Chappel Hill, et Rosemount dans la region de McLaren Vale.  Tres bon lunch dans un petit restau le "Barn".
26/2 Jour de Marche local a Victor Harbor, petites empletes et relax sur la plage.
27/2 Temps couvert, visite d'une ferme produisant du fromage de chevre.
28/2  froid et vent on se prepare pour le depart demain.
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benoit mousseux on

I hope for you a long and good trip !

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