A two hour drive back from the Clare Valley - hot as Hades out here, and even in Adelaide 34deg. beautiful stay at Thorn Hill in the Vines - a luxe B&B, that is top shelf - decor (my 'white' room so elegant, a gourmet meal last night that set me back a few paces - avocado salad soup, mmmm and a hearty 'yum', barramundi fillets with chilli roast potatoes on a stack of thinly sliced zucchini, couldn't fit the citrus salad in - but did manage the three fruit sorbet and a caramel ice cream that will be my last meal on earth.
After a breakfast o
f champions we reluctantly left the premise! David Hay and Michael Spears had been our pleasant and welcoming, and incredibly talented - design, decor, decoration and dining . . . (pictured).
Stopped at Martindale Hall (remember the school in Picnic at Hanging Rock?) - that's the one. Pictures of Martindale next blog.
Hit the big smoke and headed for central Markets - an Adelaide institution - what fresh food and - have you ever heard of doughnut peaches ? More on that next postong . . .