Category Archives: Australia

First Day On The Road-September 15, 2007

On our last day we got up about 5:00 AM because we were meeting the Adventure Tours van at 6:30.  The good news was that we were departing only a few doors down from the YHA.  As Chris, our driver … Continue reading

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Last Day in Adelaide

Friday, September 14, 2007 This will be a short post since we are leaving at 6:30 AM tomorrow for our 6-day road trip to Alice Springs.  Posts may be few and far between during this time as we will be … Continue reading

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Spending Time in Adelaide

Thursday, September 13, 2007 Today we slept in for a while, not making our way to breakfast until about 9:00.  As we sat enjoying coffee, a young woman from the UK joined us.  Gita, a dental nurse (hyginist in US), … Continue reading

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Barossa Valley Wine Tour

Wednesday morning dawned sunny and warm, no clouds in the sky.  (Temperature is measured in celsius.  The rough translation to farenheit is to double the current temp in celsius and add 30-so 20 C would be 70 F.)  The van … Continue reading

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Exploring Adelaide

The Adelaide YHA is my first experience in a youth hostel ( a bit of a misnomer since about 25% of the guests are definitely over 30).  We have a private room with a balcony overlooking a park and our … Continue reading

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Travel To Adelaide

Sunday, September 9 (Sept. 8 in USA) I got up earlier than Bill to take a walk on Manly Beach.  Not getting my usual exercise is making me restless.  Despite the weather being a bit iffy, I took off for … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Tour

Bill and I are relaxing on our third day in Australia.  After the long flight and all-day tour yesterday, we decided to take it easy in Manly. where we are staying.  It is a short ferry ride away from Sydney … Continue reading

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