As I first mentioned on my Australia COUNTRY page, we Americans have been taught, via television advertising, to believe that all Australians LOVE Foster's Beer. Before I visited Oz, I thought Fosters... more
Elder park in the city centre is home to Adelaide's beautiful black swans who spend their days swimming back and forth in the river Torrens. These elegant birds are very use to living with people and... more
The Botanic Park is a 34 hectare (84 acre) park in the Northeast Parkland's of the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Its nestled between the zoo and the botanical gardens making it a perfect spot... more
Victorian "Palm House" was built in 1868. The glass was in a very bad way when I was a kid. It had several broken glass panes and just looked unloved. In 1995 it was restored back to its former... more
My friends and myself met this Canadian couple (Hans and clarie)on our trip to barossa valley. They are such lovely people and we chatted a lot during our trip and also shared with each other'spast... more
okey... So you're thinking of enjoy open road freedom with campervans, well Aussie Campervans is the biggest suppliers of rental campervans and motorhomes in adelaide. When you are looking for... more
The Kaurna (which is pronounced GAR-na) people are the traditional owners and custodians of the Adelaide plalins. As is the case throughout Australia, the aboriginal past is not far beneath the... more
Visit Glenelg, a beachside suburb with a large beach, amusement park, and nice dining and shopping venues. Magic Mountain in Glenelg... I was 7 years old, and so the amusement park left a fond memory... more
Adelaide is a city rich with festivals and performing arts events and venues. Among the more notable attractions and sites for artistic opportunities are
(1) The Adelaide Festival Center, on King... more
My thanks to VT member an good friend Kate-Me for pointing this place out to me.
Just half an hour from Adelaide lies the small tourist town of Hahndorf. Apparently, at one time this area had been... more
If you love the beach, take the time to go to at least one of these beaches rather than the tourist beach, Glenelg: Moana, Christies Beach, Port Noarlunga, Port Willunga, Aldinga, Silver Sands and... more
Adelaide just seems to be a place that "works". That could be the result of meticulous planning. New Yorker Magazine once described this lovelyl capital of South Australia as being "possibly the last...
Adelaide seemed very different to me, compared to the other big cities I had known so far. The buildings were pretty and elegant, the streets and squares well-tended and clean, and even most people......
Adelaide seems to be overlooked by a lot of visitors to Australia, which is such a shame. The city itself is small, but as a “base” it offers so much. We were there for 2 weeks and used it to go to......