Tag Archives: South Australia

The Diary of a Slow Traveller – A roadtrip to Renmark

  The Riverland in South Australia brings back wonderful childhood memories for me. As my father was brought up on the River (The River Murray), it was a regular location for short family holidays in my childhood. So when the … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – The Southern Fleurieu, South Australia

Recently South Australia has been getting some attantion as a hidden gem. AS a local I can only say to those who are thinking of visiting SA – come on down. We have just had a couple of days on … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Close to Home – The Tour Down Under

My hometown of Adelaide, South Australia hosts the Tour Down Under each year- race one of the UCI World Road Cycling Tour. Now in its 19th year it is well established and patronised by locals and tourists alike. In 2017 … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller: Close to Home – Second Valley, South Australia

I was reading the wonderful blog Windows into History  on the  joy of slow travel, a subject upon which I have often blogged.  It is a reflection of travel close to home in 1900 by Richard Le Galliene, albeit in his … Continue reading

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Let’s face it, I’m a petrol head!

We live about 250 metres from Adelaide’s Street Circuit. Each year in late February it comes alive to the sounds of V8 Supercars. For many it’s a time to get out of the city, but for me it’s an added … Continue reading

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