When you go to Adelaide,...
When you go to Adelaide, although there isn't much to see, you MUST visit the beaches. I think that they are really beautiful and if you go up the coast a bit, there are really good waves for nbody boarding or surfing. Also I think that it is important to visit kangeroo Island. The thing that I miss most about adelaide would have to be the sun, surf and sand.
Lift Etiquette in Adelaide- we don't say hello
Getting into lifts in Adelaide and other parts of Australia is not the most pleasant of experiences. Generally people pretend others don't exist. Don't ask me why, but I think it might be something to do with our English heritage. Unlike other cultures where people will greet others as they enter, we just don't do that here. When we took our family to Mexico we were completely blown away by people's friendliness upon entering a lift. We must have seemed rude as we didn't respond at first, we couldn't get over that people had actually acknowledged us. Nothing worse that looking like a stunned mullet after someone has just said good morning.
If your brave and feel like fun, knowing that you'll never likely to see these people again, give it a go, just don't be surprised if no-one responds.
Sit and watch the pelicans
Take a day trip to my beloved River Murray. The township of Mannum is an easy one to get to from Adelaide and is a beautiful spot.
There are river cruises to go one, picnic spots, and lots of wildlife. A glorious day out.
Visit the Grampian National...
Visit the Grampian National Park.
Is in Western Australia, 260 kilometres from Melbourne and 460 kilometres from Adelaide. The sandstone ranges of the Grampians were formed millions of years ago when sandy sediments were tilted, lifted up and then worn down to form theparallel north-south ranges we see today. The Grampians have almost 900 native plant species, we didn't see all 900 (well I didn't count them all) but it is a beautiful, interesting, and colourful place. Apart from flowers and plants the animal life in the Grampians makes it worth a visit. Kangaroos, possums, gliders, echidnas and koalas are common and there are almost 200 species of bird.
There is a big visitors centre 2,5 kilometres south of Halls Gap shopping centre on the Dunkeld road. It has very informative displays about the park. There is also an audio-visual presentation, which is very interesting and is shown
There are several scenic drives to do in the Park, plus 160 kilometres of walking tracks. Many of them are sign-posted and most are very easy to follow. The walk to the McKenzie Falls is beautiful and takes between 2-3 hours. It starts at Zumstein and goes to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Victoria.
Live Music: The Austral
The Austral recently undergone renovations to the beer garden to soundproof it, normally plays host to rock/ punk/ pop.rock bands.
Beers on tap,
cover charge to band area on weekends.
Sound is normally average
More pub than venue.
Offers accomodation upstairs casual