RTW Day 55 - Barossa Valley April 11th 2018 We leave the coast road today and head north to the Barossa Valley, home of my favourite wine – Jacobs Creek.
It’s a pretty drive through the vineyards and farms of the Adelaide Hills, through the quaint German town of Hahndorf, where we take a wander. Hahndorf was settled by German pioneers in 1834. They tried to conceal their Germaness due to persecution during WW1 but are trying to re ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Barossa Valley Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more