Adelaide, South Australia

2018 HAL World Cruise

Saturday, February 17, 2018

 

Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is known for its arts festival, alfresco lifestyle, and manageable size and pace of living.  The city layout was planned by Surveyor-General, Colonel William Light in 1836 and is, today, studded with elegant colonial buildings and preserved facades.

Good friends advised us to take the train into Adelaide and enjoy the stroll along Rundle Street Mall.  We did so and had a lovely day.  Here are the photos to prove it!

On the dock at Outer Harbour, the port for Adelaide,  South Australia.
On the dock at Outer Harbour, the port for Adelaide, South Australia.
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This photo is taken through the dirty windows of our main dining room (we have been at sea during a storm, remember) and I took the shot because we look as though we’re docked on land!
The MS Amsterdam docked in Outer Harbour.
The MS Amsterdam docked in Outer Harbour.
The Railway Station is just across the street.
The Railway Station is just across the street.
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The train from Outer Harbour to Downtown Adelaide takes about 40 minutes and only costs $10.00 for an all day pass including the city bus system.
The Adelaide Railway Station.
The Adelaide Railway Station.
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Adelaide is the state capital of South Australia. This is the Paliament Building.
The Old Parliament Building.
The Old Parliament Building.
Nice buidings in downtown Adelaide.
Nice buidings in downtown Adelaide.
Old buildings.....
Old buildings…..
.....and new buildngs.
…..and new buildngs.
Walking along the Rundle Street Mall.
Walking along the Rundle Street Mall.
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The Three Little pigs went to Market! As we walked along the Rundle Street Mall, we came across this sculpture. Cute!
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The Adelaide Fringe (very similar to that in Edinbourgh), started the day prior to our arrival. There were pop-up performances along the mall.
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Memorial to Roma Mitchell, an accomplished woman of Adelaide. She was a Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia 1965-1983; chancellor of the University of Adelaide 1983-1990; and Goveronr of South Australia 1991-1996.
The Governor's residence
The Governor’s residence
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Good friends told us to enjoy the sights, shopping and food along the Rundle Street Mall. We took their advice and had a good time. Here’s looking at you, Kids!

 

Soon, our next port of call will be Albany, Australia.

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