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Regional SA South Australia

Camping Without Power or Running Water: A First-Timer’s Experience at Innes National Park

Camping can mean a lot of things – caravans, powered campground sites, bush camping, backpacking, even glamping – but they all offer a casual simplicity that is different from our day-to-day lives.  Camping is a big calming breath that slows your pace and helps you focus, before diving back into hectic work schedules, city commutes, […]

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Discover History at Innes National Park

There’s a surprising amount of history in and around Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park.  Known for its beaches, wildlife, and as a great place to camp, the national park also protects a variety of human and natural history. Human History Innes National Park, located on the southern tip of the Yorke Peninsula, has long been a […]

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Adelaide

Adelaide’s Purple Trees

I don’t think I’ll ever forget my astonishment the first time I saw them.  It was the shock of seeing something that seemed unnatural.  Throughout my childhood in North America I had only ever seen trees with green leaves or the vibrant red, orange and yellows of autumn, followed by brown as the leaves began […]

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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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South Australia

5 Reasons I’m Grateful to Live in Adelaide, Australia (especially during a pandemic)

They call Australia ‘The Lucky Country,’ and as the pandemic continues to rage outside our little South Australia bubble I’ve never felt more lucky or grateful to be a resident of Adelaide and Australia. Five Reasons I’m Grateful I live in Adelaide, Australia (especially in 2020) 1) Universal Health Care If ever there was a […]