City of Churches

Recently i had a quick trip to Adelaide and i had soooo much fun!

Adelaide is a very small city (can walk the length of it in about 15 mins), but its got a lot to offer! I stayed in hostel 109, which is a small hostel and the guys that run it are so great!

Maybe your interested in churches, like i am, which means Adelaide is the place for you! They dont call it the city of churches for nothing! There is a church on every corner, with South Australias oldest church Holy Trinity, sitting just outside the city centre.
I was told it was originally built in the centre of the city, but the city expanded a lot leaving the church on the outskirts.

If youre not into churches, have no fear! There are a tonne of shopping arcades in the city, as well as museums, and art galleries that are all free. Make sure to nip to the botanic gardens for a relaxing stroll! Theres also an opal museum in an opal shop which is very interesting if youre into minerals and geology.

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Looks like a celery, definately not a celery
On my 3rd day, i headed to Kangaroo Island (off the south coast of Adelaide) where id booked a one tour.

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View from the YHA onthe island
The tour was great! Got to see all the sights such as remarkable rocks!

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Me in a rock

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A bit of remarkable rocks
We also got to see some New Zealand fur seals which are endangered, and went to a wildlife sanctuary where we saw wild Koalas.

I headed back to Adelaide the next day.

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Pigs in the city centre
If you are in Adelaide, dont forget to gead to Glenelg beach! Is is blue sea next to amazing white sand! It’s only a short tram ride from the city straight to the beach!

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Glenelg beach
It was really hot when i went to Adelaide so make sure to take your sun cream with you!

Jess x

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