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Adelaide City October 2014

November 7, 2014 by David Herd


Hindley St Adelaide

Adelaide City October 2014Adelaide City October 2014 was my first destination for my Australian road trip, from here I drove to Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road, and spent a few days at Dromana on the way.

Cos in Leigh St Adelaide

Leigh St Adelaide Nice restaurant in a small side St off Hindley.

Terrific terrine at Cos

Adelaide Hahndorf Victor Harbor

This was an excellent entree at Cos restaurant in the city of Adelaide.

Clever little Tailor

My little Tailor

Clever little Tailor is the catchy name of this Peel St wine bar which seems to cater for the local trendies. 🙂

 Leigh St Adelaide

Adelaide City October 2014Leigh St is next to Peel St & both have some very nice restaurants & bars.

Grange Hotel in Adelaide

Grange Hotel AdelaideOpposite the beach the Grange is has a good restaurant & very friendly staff.

With Nigel at the Grange hotel

Adelaide City October 2014

Nigel lived on the Gold Coast for quite a few years after moving from Sydney. Here are some headlines from November 17 2015, it seems Nigel has a battle on his hands.

The Marines in Grange

Adelaide City October 2014This beautiful line of homes opposite Grange beach is called the Marines.

The Marines

The Marines Grange

Glenelg Marina

Glenelg Marina

Sunset Bar at the Marina

Adelaide City October 2014

The Sunset bar is a great spot for a few drinks while you watch the sun go down over Adelaide.

Glenelg Beach

Adelaide City October 2014

Glenelg is a very popular suburb for locals as well as tourists.


Adelaide City October 2014

Glenelg to the city by tram

Adelaide City October 2014

The tram is an easy way to travel to the heart of Adelaide city, it takes away the problem of parking your car.

King George Whiting at Cardone’s in Glenelg

Cardones Glenelg

Rated number one out of 107 restaurants in Glenelg by Tripadvisor.

Cardone’s in Glenelg

Cardones Glenelg

I enjoyed Cardone’s so much I went there twice for dinner.

Oyster Bar at Glenelg Marina

Oyster Bar Marina Pier

The beer is ice cold at the Oyster bar.

Oyster Bar at Glenelg Marina with Denis Young

Adelaide City October 2014

Dennis and I were friends way back in 1973 when I was living in Adelaide. Two of the best years in my life.

 My old apartment on Anzac Hwy Plympton.

Adelaide City October 2014The top right hand corner was my penthouse in 1972, it was known as party central.

My home in Lochwinoch Ave Torrens Park.

David Herd ThailandI only lived here for 7 months in 1974 before being transferred to Melbourne as State manager for Sanyo Office Machines. I paid $24,000 & sold it to a friend for $31,000.

Caught up with some old friends

Graham and Flo FarquharGraham & Flo Farquhar were friends in 1974, I last saw them in 1998.

Thanks for visiting my Adelaide City October 2014 post.

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Here is my trip to the Gold Coast November 2014

In 2003 I took 3 Japanese girls to the outback

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That’s all folks

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