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    Guest markjl

    Hey All,

     

    Ive got 4 weeks till i touch down and the emotions are all over the place! One min its happy then sad etc etc ( im sure you all know yourselfs )

     

    Anyway was just hoping you could all share positive things about adelaide, places, experinces anything that will make me smile and forget about any worries i might have?:elvis:

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    Guest the4hopes

    A wonderful place to live, always something to do or somewhere to go. Been here 2 years and still excited about being here!

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    Anyway was just hoping you could all share positive things about adelaide, places, experinces anything that will make me smile and forget about any worries i might have?:elvis:

     

    Come up to the Barossa when you arrive, I'm sure after a wine tour you will be smiling and forget ALL about everything!!

     

    Daniel

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    Stand at the look out point at the top of waterfall gully so you can see the whole of Adelaide and then the sea. Beautiful!

     

    Go to central markets and try out all the different foods - Great fun!

     

    Festival season is now upon us as well as the great weather on the horizon.

     

    You are doing the right thing!!!!

     

    :v_SPIN:

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    Festival season is now upon us as well as the great weather on the horizon.

    Yes, Spring has sprung but sadly the only real festival before January is the Feast Festival, which is not to everyones taste. January see's the start, three months of festivals and major events.

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    There are festivals a plenty. Theres Parklife on the 4th October

    Semaphore Festival again in October -

    Also depending on whether you fancy travelling around there are many other festivals about now around Aus.

     

    Seriously guys, this was a thread by someone asking for positives. Sort yourselves out!

     

    :skeptical:

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    We've been here 3 years and loving it. For us its the lifestyle, more time, simpler pleasures, less materialistic and of course your coming when the weather is going to be fantastic. There's always something to do where ever you are in Adelaide the people are friendly and seem to have more time.

     

    Its wonderful you will love it !!!!

    kim

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    Great wine regions,

    Beautiful beaches

    people walk around heads up and always say gday/how it going

    dolphins off the esplanade

    lotsa wide open space

    roos and koalas everywhere

    bbq for dinner 4/5 times a week in the summer

    great fishing

    hot hot hot summer

    lots of music festivals/conerts

    lots of sport

     

    and much much more...enjoy and embrace this lovely lady and she will not disappoint you..

     

    HG

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    Great wine regions,

    Beautiful beaches

    people walk around heads up and always say gday/how it going

    dolphins off the esplanade

    lotsa wide open space

    roos and koalas everywhere

    bbq for dinner 4/5 times a week in the summer

    great fishing

    hot hot hot summer

    lots of music festivals/conerts

    lots of sport

     

    and much much more...enjoy and embrace this lovely lady and she will not disappoint you..

     

    HG

    And me, and lots like me.

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    And me, and lots like me.

     

    There has to be a balancing factor somewhere!!!:cute::cute:

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    Come up to the Barossa when you arrive, I'm sure after a wine tour you will be smiling and forget ALL about everything!!

     

    Daniel

     

    Noooo! Come on down to McLaren Vale!!!!

     

    We produce more and better wine down here :cute::cute:

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    THANKS GUYS! it really helps to hear positive stuff about Adelaide, makes you realise why your doing this!!

     

    i love wine so im going to visit as many wine regions as i can :) and i love sunshine and beachs so sounds like Adelaide is the place for me!

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    If yuo love your wine you will be so happy here..best wine in the world right on your door step and in my opinion so much better priced than back in the UK.

     

    If you fancy a little drive and weekend away you can goto Coonawarra some beautiful estates and wineries down there.

     

    HG

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    Noooo! Come on down to McLaren Vale!!!!

     

    We produce more and better wine down here :cute::cute:

     

    That wine must have been getting to your head if you believe that! I accept that there are one or two decent wines down there but between the Barossa and Clare valley I think we have things pretty much sewn up in the north (although I must admit that no one produces sauvignon blanc like the kiwis)

     

    Daniel

     

    p.s the great thing about starting this debate is the fact that it will be so much fun trying to prove each other wrong!!

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    That wine must have been getting to your head if you believe that! I accept that there are one or two decent wines down there but between the Barossa and Clare valley I think we have things pretty much sewn up in the north (although I must admit that no one produces sauvignon blanc like the kiwis)

     

    Daniel

     

    p.s the great thing about starting this debate is the fact that it will be so much fun trying to prove each other wrong!!

     

    Oooo - that's fighting talk that is!!!

     

    For a start............

     

    "I drink - therefore I am" :P

     

    Dunno about having it sewn up - ya just have better press agents I reckon!

     

    I'm a red man myself, starting with Shiraz as a base but enjoying some good blends now.

     

     

    My favourite wineriess to visit ( and very scenic) ...

     

    d'Arenberg wines, McLaren Vale. Chester Osborn. d'Arenberg wines The Dead Arm Shiraz, The Footbolt | d'Arenberg Wines South Australia

     

    Coriole Vineyards | Welcome | Award winning wines from McLaren Vale, South Australia.

     

    Chapel Hill Winery

     

    Wirra Wirra

     

    Apologies to the O/P - but worth checking the sites out ;)

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    Well have to say McLaren Vale seriously disappointed me and my folks at the weekend - had a huge breakfast before leaving home, so around 3-ish fancied a few glasses of wine and a wine platter. Called in at tourist info for recommendation on best place to go for platters, tootled on back to Leconfield (I think) only to be told we were too late - no food after 3pm! On a Sunday afternoon ffs!! How much effort can it be to put a few things from the fridge onto a plate (and charge us $35 for the privilege!)?

     

    Anyway, went down to Tin Shed Cafe and had one of thir platters instead - but serious thumbs down to both the winery and the tourist info centre in McLaren Vale from us!!

     

    Adelaide Hills (on the other hand) have some good wineries too - Barossa and Adelaide Hills tops for me!! Barratts my current fave in the Hills. Great wines, nice people, lovely platter!

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    Well have to say McLaren Vale seriously disappointed me and my folks at the weekend - had a huge breakfast before leaving home, so around 3-ish fancied a few glasses of wine and a wine platter. Called in at tourist info for recommendation on best place to go for platters, tootled on back to Leconfield (I think) only to be told we were too late - no food after 3pm! On a Sunday afternoon ffs!! How much effort can it be to put a few things from the fridge onto a plate (and charge us $35 for the privilege!)?

     

    Anyway, went down to Tin Shed Cafe and had one of thir platters instead - but serious thumbs down to both the winery and the tourist info centre in McLaren Vale from us!!

     

    Adelaide Hills (on the other hand) have some good wineries too - Barossa and Adelaide Hills tops for me!! Barratts my current fave in the Hills. Great wines, nice people, lovely platter!

     

    You know what it was.....they knew you werent from round here....:D:D:biglaugh:

     

    HG

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    Well have to say McLaren Vale seriously disappointed me and my folks at the weekend - had a huge breakfast before leaving home, so around 3-ish fancied a few glasses of wine and a wine platter. Called in at tourist info for recommendation on best place to go for platters, tootled on back to Leconfield (I think) only to be told we were too late - no food after 3pm! On a Sunday afternoon ffs!! How much effort can it be to put a few things from the fridge onto a plate (and charge us $35 for the privilege!)?

     

    Anyway, went down to Tin Shed Cafe and had one of thir platters instead - but serious thumbs down to both the winery and the tourist info centre in McLaren Vale from us!!

     

    Adelaide Hills (on the other hand) have some good wineries too - Barossa and Adelaide Hills tops for me!! Barratts my current fave in the Hills. Great wines, nice people, lovely platter!

    Adelaide Hills is the best for me ............scenery is so much better than Mclaren Vale........... Nepenthe, the lanes , chain of ponds to name a few.........must be done in warmer weather imo :D

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    oh...........the dams are full!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!someone can turn the tap off now!

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