Building connections:. Bones – bricks – boulders and bitumen. Tanya Lehmann PhD Student Flinders University South Australia [email protected] Setting the scene. Extension of the Yurrebilla Trail feasibility report Cultural tourism focus What became of the research
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Bones – bricks – boulders and bitumen
PhD Student Flinders University
Divided into five sections
perhaps surprisingly, to get people off the trail
Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Illustrated by Michelle Wiggins, William Collins, Sydney (1983) p.19.
The Yurrebilla Trail is a marked trail with its own interpretation BUTThere are also many attractions and facilities off the trail which can increase the attractiveness of the Yurrebilla TrailCultural Corridors are not an entirely new concept
Choose your own adventure…
Extending the Legend
The Yurrebilla Trail (YT) links
many tourism opportunities in the Adelaide Hills including wineries, cafes, restaurants, galleries , hotels and B&Bs. These links are referred to as ‘cultural corridors’.
A few concerns
Diversity in European settlement:
Copper, Gold and Real People.
Cultural Clusters within the Cultural Corridor
Mt Lofty Summit
Cleland Wildlife Park, bus stop, Flinders Column, café/ restaurant, public toilets, information centre, souvenirs, car park, TV aerials, Mt Lofty Golf Course, ghosts? and historic buildings, St Michaels.
Park n’ ride
Mt Lofty Botanic Gardens
Mt Lofty and Districts Historical Society collection and walks
‘Boutique shops’ book shops/ galleries
Note the name
The Hut, community info/ internet
‘Gourmet foods’ Bakery/ butchers
Hans Heysen The Cedars
Belair and Hahndorf
Cultural tourism, interpretation, cultural corridors
and the YT
Title of the session should have become evident
Building connections – between the YT and the corridors
In the corridors ‘trailers’ will find
Bones – the living and past culture of the place – people
Bricks – built heritage – churches and houses
Boulders– the natural environment – native flora and fauna
Bitumen– roads – connecting the trail to the corridors
Points to conclude…
It is sometimes advisable to leave a designated track