Tag Archives: South Australia

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Farewell

We leave for Darwin, in the Northern Territory tomorrow!  It’s a two-night, three-day train ride on the Ghan we got on a SuperSaver low-priced special that means we’ll be travelling…

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Wild Honeysuckle and Grapevines

Penola (whose name comes from an Aboriginal word meaning wild honeysuckle)  and the nearby Coonawarra Wine Region were our first stops on the inland route back toward Adelaide.  We did a historic walk…

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Robe Trip

We passed through Hahndorf again to snap a few photos and stock up on mettwurst and cheese for a road trip down the Limestone Coast, famous for red earth, red…

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Hahndorf

We had a nice drive through Adelaide Hills, with a destination of Hahndorf.  The town was settled by Lutheran migrants in 1838.  It’s now known as Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement.  There…

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31 flavors of McLaren Vale

 John took us on a guided tour of McClaren Vale…one of Australia’s renowned wine regions not too far away on the Fleurieu Peninsula.  It’s filled with wineries (76 cellar doors),…