Adelaide Hills: Day(s) of Wine and Chocolate

Since I’m generally looking for a small town feel with my urban adventure, a little wildness with my history, and a little chocolate with my wine, I was pleasantly surprised by the northern swath of Adelaide in South Australia. So pleasantly, in fact, that I could see myself living there. (Haven’t quiet broached this one with Adam yet…but whatever.)

In North Adelaide and the Adelaide Hills, I learned all about a famous artist of whom I’d never heard, found a style of architecture I’d never known existed, and discovered the simple pleasure of a snap — all in the same day.

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Discovering Down Under: South Australia

A moment of perfect quiet on Kangaroo Island

After three amazing weeks of traveling as half of a couple (in Africa and London), I was home in Los Angeles for less than a day before jetting off to South Australia — sans husband and yet full of excitement.

This was my very first trip Down Under. But because I’ve now discovered that South Australia is a truly unique slice of the world, full of gorgeous wines and produce, indigenous wild animals roaming free across miles of open space, stunning and bizarrely empty white-sand beaches, and a culture that goes back somewhere between, oh, 200 and 50,000+ years…it definitely won’t be my last.

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