Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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The Nations Capital - Architectural masterclass, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Nations Capital - Architectural masterclass

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... capital of Australia (Some people still think Sydney is) and its literal meaning is "Meeting place". Canberra was created as such, due to the newly federated Australia needing a capital city in 1911. On the 8th October, after a competition to decide the ...

Rattling Down Roads Together, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Rattling Down Roads Together

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... ride is Roger, an Oz Experience guide on holiday. Rika, a blonde German girl. She claims to be so far underwhelmed by Australia, which is supposedly very popular in Germany. She buddies up immediately on the bus to Chris, a flamboyant gay Scotsman who ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... can be barbequed!   Our final day was spent engaged in the vast exhibits of the War Memorial, poignantly commerating Australia's role in twentieth century conflicts. As a historian it was interesting to escape the classic European / American ...

Off to Tokyo!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Off to Tokyo!

A travel blog entry by danly

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Welcome to our travel blog Well we are finally leaving today for ...

On the road again..., Canberra, ACT, Australia travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... timing! Mat dropped me off at the coach terminal (just next to the Central Railway Station) where I awaited my 12:30pm to Canberra - Australia's purpose built capitol. It rained for most of the non-stop bus journey ($31 one way) but the three and a ...

Australia Part 2 - melbourne +, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydeny, Australia travel blog

Australia Part 2 - melbourne +

A travel blog entry by paul

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... trees dispersed amongst them and there is also plenty of bird life in the cities. More so than I see in Bangkok. In Canberra (Australia's capital city) I went for a run early in the morning and saw lorikeets and rosellas (colourful birds) and kangaroos ...

The OZ answer to Wash/n DC- same same, but diff/nt, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The OZ answer to Wash/n DC- same same, but diff/nt

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Went to see the National History Museum and the Parliament. Very educational. Not much more to say... *** WORLD CHANGE STARTS WITH EDUCATED CHILDREN! Give a girl the life long gift of education! Support my appeal 100 GIRLS BACK TO SCHOOL! Donate ...

Australia's capital city (no not Sydney!), Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia's capital city (no not Sydney!)

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Despite the fact everyone says it is a bit rubbish we went to Canberra anyway! Maybe it says something about us that we found it quite interesting! We only had one day there really and didn't do vast amounts but we did managed to see the Parliament ...

Australia  - Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia - Canberra

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... getting ready, having breakfast and chatting to the family before we decided upon making a trip to the National Museum of Australia in the centre of Canberra...as it is free. Josie and Theo dropped us off at the museum while the rest of the family ...

Almost finished in Australia - stuff in my head, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Almost finished in Australia - stuff in my head

A travel blog entry by paul

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... Iraq to risk their lives. Why? What benefit does the average Australian or Iraqi gain from the invasion? Aborigines in Australia are very, very, very discriminated against. In some parts of Australia there are still bars that serve alcohol only ...

Capital city, Canberra, ACT, Australia travel blog

Capital city

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... Peoples issues in the Federal Government. Next stop: the National Gallery. On the way I walked passed the High Court of Australia and stood on the same spot where Michael Caton, Tiriel Mora and Charles 'Bud' Tingwell (aka Darryl Kerrigan, Dennis ...

Canberra - A Visit to the Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra - A Visit to the Capital

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... boxing, to hockey, rugby, netball, basketball and athletics. There are currently over 500 scholarships and a significant number of Australia's medal winning Olympians have graduated from the AIS (including Cathy Freeman). The whole campus is really well ...

Australia - Part 1, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Australia - Part 1

A travel blog entry by paul

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... . Also quickly caught up and went for a run with Emma, her mum and friends. Everyone seems good. Initial impressions of Australia are of a spacious, well treed (it has a reasonable number of trees in the suburban areas), clean and quite wealthy ...

Museum Mania, Canberra, ACT, Australia travel blog

Museum Mania

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... but definitely a breath of fresh air after visiting all the capitals domineering stone buildings and monuments. National Gallery of Australia (4/5) - Great variety of works, give yourself at least two hours to do it all justice. All of the above were ...

A.C.T., Canberra, Australia travel blog

A.C.T.

A travel blog entry by jag

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... under our belts and continued driving through some intense landscapes. By nightfall we were camped out somewhere near Mt Kosciuszko (Australia's Highest Mountain) and ready for a fairly cold night. Up early enough we took out time getting to ...

The Blue Mountains .... or were they grey?, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Blue Mountains .... or were they grey?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... we dropped him off, deciding that the Blue Mountains had done nothing for us so we decided to head for Canberra, the capital of Australia. Somewhere we never envisaged would be on our route from Cairns to Sydney but with the underlying plot from the Lady ...

Homeless after the Tsunami - help?, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Homeless after the Tsunami - help?

A travel blog entry by paul

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Kanjana just sent me the below message last night. As I mentioned before, she works for the Department of Non - Formal Education, which is the part of the Thai Department of Education, that is largely involved with getting education to people that have ...

Visit to the Capital., Canberra - ACT, Australia travel blog

Visit to the Capital.

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... do first and decided that as I was in the right place, I might as well go to the National Museum of Australia. There seemed to be dozens of flies in Canberra which was really annoying, however I soon got to the Museum. This turned out to be a great way ...

The Cities, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney, Australia travel blog

The Cities

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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After what felt like a month in the outback, it was time to explore the famous cities of Australia. I didn't have a lot of time and only managed to get a taste of what each city has to offer. Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney. Each had their ...

Scenic Road to Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Scenic Road to Canberra

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... good views and far better than we would have got had we taken the motorway. To be honest the smaller country roads around Australia are just as fast, if not faster, than the motorways and far more interesting. We passed through another couple of small ...

Easter in Australia, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Easter in Australia

A travel blog entry by paul

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... depressed. They may be deported overseas tonight or stay in Villawood for another year or two or maybe get a temporary visa to Australia. There were plenty of young children in there. One of the African guys was quite certain he'd be killed as soon as ...

Two hectic days in Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia travel blog

Two hectic days in Canberra

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... Parliament was not above the people but rather at the same level. Each room in the building is also part of a timeline of Australia. After the Parliament House we were going to hire bikes and cycle round the lake but then we read one of the ...

You flamin' beauty!, Queanbeyan, NSW (and Canberra, ACT), Australia travel blog

You flamin' beauty!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... Do it. Trust me, you'll squeal like a pig and take it to your tomb. By noon I'd made it Cabramurra, Australia's highest town. It's a worthwhile detour and gives you a very interesting vantage point over the surrounding area, in particular the strange ...

The Beginning of the End, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Beginning of the End

A travel blog entry by vandall

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... line, which did speed up, in attempt to save his life, and was promptly pulled over. Modern policing at its best! Australia's capital stands at a staggering 300,000 population and is a completely planned city; like Milton Keynes but prettier. 2 hours ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... est pas exactement ce que j'aurais appelé un camping ... mais cette aire de repos est gratuite et elle est la seule à proximité de Canberra. Nous avons dormi dans la petite tente, qui, le matin a fini par être assez humide à l'intérieur à cause de ...

Respite from the rain, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Respite from the rain

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... in Canberra in time for a quick drive past the Parliament Building and a picnic lunch by the lake.   The area of Canberra around the government buildings is quite attractive, and there are nice views out towards the mountains.  The Parliament ...

Sydney - Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Sydney - Canberra

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... , the people particularly friendly and we haven't even seen any of the tourist attractions. We're staying in what is probably Australia's premier hostel (heated swimming pool, spa, sauna & gym) and we've both thoroughly relaxed - no longer having to car ...

Canberra: One Way Fitness Enthusiasts, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra: One Way Fitness Enthusiasts

A travel blog entry by hilarya

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... places you wouldn't if you went direct in a taxi. so my journey to the AIHW took in the national University of Australia, Calvary Hospital and the Australian Institute of Sport. Did a not-long-enough visit to the Australian War Memorial (which is ...

Australia Day, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia Day

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... destine to emigrate because of the wanderlust, but we have found a place where we feel embraced and at home. The return to Canberra was a hurried affair, we said our goodbyes in Berry and needed to get back to the city no one usually visits twice! But we ...

Canberra - Melbourne, Canberra/Melbourne, Australia travel blog

Canberra - Melbourne

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... not a normal association - crusty protestors/expensive, oriental cuisine. The National Museum is perhaps the best indicator of Australia's lack of history. Rather than educating visitors in what has happened in the past, it focuses entirely on the ...

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