South Australia Trip March 2016

My family and I travelled to South Australia for a week during the Easter Break. It was a phenomenal trip combining nature and culture. We visited Kangaroo Island and came close encountering with the wildlife and the natural sceneries; and then toured around 5 wine regions to try to be “middle-class” (as per the Financial Secretary of HK who said that drinking wine and coffee, and watching French movie, constitute of being “middle-class”).

It took meticulous planning , incredible energy and a wonderful family to pull this off and as I look back on this trip, I am amazed by the miles we cover, the people we encounter and the lovely memories we create.

Day 0: Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Adelaide

Day 1: A pelican-eat-pelican world

Day 2: Kangaroo Island in depth – land’s end, koalas and kangaroos

Day 3: McLaren Vale and its spicy Shiraz!

Day 4: Limestone Coast, Langhrone Creek and Robe

Day 5: An encounter with the Australian medical system, and more wine

Day 6: Back to Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, and a magical sunset

Day 7: A love affair with Riesling in Clare Valley

Day 8: A bittersweet farewell: Adelaide to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific

 

Our route map:

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Some lovely pictures:

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