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Ski Trip Planning Skiing Travel

Update: Ski Trip 2021

It’s amazing how much can change in the space of two weeks, and at the same time how little can change in a year. Since I first wrote about planning for this year’s ski trip, just two weeks ago, South Australia joined Victoria in a hard lockdown and then both states came out of their […]

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Ski Trip Planning Skiing

Ski Trip 2021

I don’t know if I should feel excited, nervous, guilty, sad, or angry. Normally about his time, I’m writing about how excited I am to be going skiing, and what we have planned for our upcoming trip. However, we are still living through a pandemic so all plans come loaded with a lot of fine […]

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Adelaide South Australia

Adelaide Zoo, A City Oasis

Walking along the winding paths of the Adelaide Zoo shaded by bamboo and palms, with the whistles and chirps of birds overhead and the occasional soft hoot of a monkey in the background, it’s easy to forget that you are in the City of Adelaide.  The landscaping at the zoo includes plants carefully chosen from […]

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Other Adventures South Australia

Reflections on South Australia’s 36-hour Lockdown

It has certainly been an interesting few days here in South Australia.  A crack was exposed in the shell of our little safety bubble. For months we have experienced life very close to pre-covid normal: we’ve had no cases in the community, very few restrictions, no need to wear masks, and no worries.  This week […]

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Adelaide South Australia

The South Australian Museum

My best advice for visiting the South Australian Museum – don’t try to do it all in one day.  Seriously, break it up into smaller chunks.  It’s not a big building, so the amount of stuff crammed into this unassuming museum is pretty surprising.  With just 5 floors of natural and cultural heritage exhibits permanently […]