The Toy Factory – Gumeracha

I was going to write about our adventure in the Adelaide Hills, but since I have already written about the Birdwood Motor Museum, I’ll probably stick with Gumeracha (since there actually isn’t all that much in Birdwood other than a motor museum and a pub with an old beer truck hanging from the balcony). Actually, the way I understand it, people probably end up stopping at Gumeracha on their way to the motor museum, namely because you have to pass through Gumeracha to get there. … More The Toy Factory – Gumeracha

Meeting the Animals – Adelaide Zoo

Well, as I mentioned in my post on the Popeye, one of the things that I did when I was a kid was to go for a cruise around the Torrens Lake (which, as you may remember, is actually an artificial lake) and then get off and go to the zoo. Well, in an effort to relive old times, my brother and I did just that – we got off the Popeye and went to visit the zoo. … More Meeting the Animals – Adelaide Zoo

Phuket Phenomena – An Elephant Adventure

There was two things that I absolutely wanted to do in Phuket, and one of them was to go for a ride on a Elephant. Okay, a girl that I dated once told me that it isn’t all that fantastic, and in fact it is quite rough, but I took her warning to mind (and she was right by the way, they aren’t the most comfortable of animals to ride) and still wanted to ride an elephant. So, I booked a half day safari tour which involved going for a ride on an elephant (though I later discovered that one of their safaris also involved a monkey show, which I kicked myself for not paying too close attention to the brochure). … More Phuket Phenomena – An Elephant Adventure