Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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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 ...

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia travel blog

National Gallery of Australia

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

Today we went to the National Gallery of Australia, we went there to view to Egyptian Antiquities from The Louvre.... we did the guided tour, which was fantastic. We learned so much about the different symbols within the artwork, the different Gods, ...

Leaving Home, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Leaving Home

A travel blog entry by minkyjane

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I leave home at 8am in the morning with about 5kgs of luggage in a small bag. I take the bus to Sydney and board the plane for Darwin at 2pm. I leave Darwin at 7pm for Saigon. ...

In the Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

In the Capital

A travel blog entry by sharonmanship

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... the nation's capital. A bit of history and background for those of you who don't know - Canberra was founded by an act of Parliament when Australia's colonies underwent federation in 1901. After heated debate around whether the capital of Australia ...

Thrills and Spills of the Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Thrills and Spills of the Capital

A travel blog entry by hanandvern

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Canberra is the capital of Australia, for those that think its Sydney. It's a modern town (i.e. charm less concrete) built amongst the hills a good 4hrs from the next settlement of any note. The road system was designed using a series of interconnected ...

Home, at last!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Home, at last!

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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Well, what do you say after  almost seven months away. We had a great time.  We loved all the places we visited and the people we met.  It is such a privilege to be able to visit different countries and enjoy their culture, as well as the ...

Some days in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Some days in Canberra

A travel blog entry by stefaus

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... swarmed by flies which was rubbish, but none the less it was a very enjoyable lunch.  On the way back into Canberra we got dropped off at the National Botanic Gardens, they were lush - like a varied forest with lots of paths. ...

Thank You, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Thank You

A travel blog entry by dionne07

Hi All, I am back in the land down under against my wishes! I just want to thank you all for your prayers and well wishes while I was travelling! God kept me safe cause he was listening to all your prayers! Till another adventure Lots of Love ...

Kingston's 'Cove' & Ren's Mee Pok, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Kingston's 'Cove' & Ren's Mee Pok

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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... done, we stopped at the Farmers' Market - Indian spices featured prominently - I wonder why. We stopped too at the Canberra Glassworks, housed in the former Kingston Powerhouse. There were some interesting pieces - glass masquerading as cloth, for one. ...

Galleries, a Court and Lamb Lollychops, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Galleries, a Court and Lamb Lollychops

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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Woke up early to see if we could watch the US Open Finals online (as it wasn't being shown on TV), but no luck. Ren had to go to work today so Shobs, Sunil and I did touristy things. It was another sunny blue-skied day. Map in hand, and with Brendan's ...

Planning, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Planning

A travel blog entry by dionne07

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... so I can save a bit of money on my travels which would mean I could spend some time in Canada on my treck back to Canberra, oh how I don't want to go back. I'm freaking out a little bit because this is my first time away from home alone and travelling ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kathyface

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Arrived at 4pm Sat afternoon and was very surprised to find no people on the streets. Settled into the hostel (it's a brand new YHA with lovely new mattresses and clean white sheets - oh joy!)After finding a Thai restaurant I had an early night (I had ...

The Nation's Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Nation's Capital

A travel blog entry by baresoulsurfer

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... 't run there on weekends, only directly to Canberra. Had to take it, merimbula could not afford another night. Getting to Canberra, i didn't take into consideration that the Floriade was in progress. Its the largest and most famous flower festival in the ...

Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital

A travel blog entry by templei

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Arrived in Canberra at 9:00am. Slept! Went to Parliament house, very nice, saw houses of parliament etc, then pub with guth where we cooked our own stakes., Day two headed to Anzac war ...

Den lange køretur, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Den lange køretur

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... 'rer de sidste 170km. Kurt var også blevet tørstig igen og skulle lige have et skud diesel inden vi kørte. Vi var fremme på Canberra Carotel & Caravan park (46 AUD pr. nat) kl. 15.45 efter at have krydset endnu en delstats grænse, denne gang til ...

Advance Australia Fair, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Advance Australia Fair

A travel blog entry by astralissophia

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After a week of non-stop house-hunting, we decided to spice things up with a 2-night trip down to Canberra, the capital of Australia. There is actually nothing much in Canberra because the Aussies, being the smart people they are, couldn't decide if ...

Leaving Tomorrow, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Leaving Tomorrow

A travel blog entry by kategreen

... week has been very busy. I had my last pre-departure meeting for my exchange on Tuesday 10th June. Then I was back in Canberra for a few days, packing and attempting to study. I've just returned from Wollongong tonight as I had my final ELL210 exam this ...

THE DAY HAS COME!, CANBERRA, Australia travel blog

THE DAY HAS COME!

A travel blog entry by ahoyhoy

After many goodbyes and tears with family and friends the day had come to get up extra early and head to the airport. I seemed to be feeling more nervous/sad about leaving the day before-but i put it down to still being half asleep to know what i was ...

Qantas club, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Qantas club

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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Early morning start - the gorgeous sun came up and spread its warm glow over the Aussie bush to farewell us on our adventures!  Made it to Sydney airport - Qantas Club - Now we know how the other half live! Kids couldn't believe their ...

Blog update, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Blog update

A travel blog entry by stevebotts

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We made a three day stop in the capital of Australia, Canberra. One day we spent hiking in a nature reserve outside of town. We had a wonderful hike to the Gibraltar Rocks. Saw lots of kangaroo along the way. Went through a forest of grass trees. Also saw ...

Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australian War Memorial

A travel blog entry by vickiandpaul

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Wow! What a day! We spent the ENTIRE day at the War Memorial and it felt like only 2 hours! If it wasn't for the fact that I was hungry and dehydrated, I could have stayed a lot longer! We couldn't possibly do it any justice by talking about all the ...

Fair dinkum, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Fair dinkum

A travel blog entry by autebria

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... I eventually found a rock unit that was undermapped and more volcanic looking. ANYWAYssss I had to bring all the rocks I collected to Australia to use the special SHRIMP machine (sensitive high ion microprobe) to date all my rocks. So it turned out to be ...

Canberra (Welcome from Down Under), Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra (Welcome from Down Under)

A travel blog entry by justcrows

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... have been relaxing here for the last few days and enjoying home cooking. We have just finished driving the 3440km from Cairns to Canberra. The trip was amazing but involved loads of driving. It was great to see my mom again who had driven up Cairns ...

The Quiet City of Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Quiet City of Canberra

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... officer who he served with, Nathaniel Bateman, neither men ever set foot in the bay. We are on our way to Canberra next, Australia’s capital city.  Canberra is inland and up in the hills, the journey there took us up through steep, winding ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by macphails

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... this possible. More adventures are yet to come with photos to follow as you'd expect. We also met new friends at the Canberra Motor Village and spent a couple of nice evenings over a few beers in the caravan with Tracey, Harry and little Evie( ...

Travel Update, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Travel Update

A travel blog entry by autebria

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... everyone. I guess its been some time since we wrote one of these. So we are now in a city called Canberra which is the capital of Australia however it doesnt feel like a capital because not very many people live here. Kathleen has been busy working on ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by naine

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... The Proclaimers (I will walk 500 miles). 8am the following day I was driven 500kms (damn good thing too I was still pretty wasted) to Canberra. Now everyone treats this place as if its Skegness - "Don't go its crap", "maybe a day or two", or point blank ...

The Capital of OZ, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Capital of OZ

A travel blog entry by murf6481

I only spent a couple days in Canberra.  It was really hot, so I didnt really feel like walking to many places around the city.  It seemed like a nice capital though.  Kinda similar to D.C., which makes since, because it's a planned city ...

Crapberra...with a Capital C!!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Crapberra...with a Capital C!!

A travel blog entry by flojoy

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... alot of Aussies as to why we were going there considering most Australians haven't even been!  So Canberra....well this is the Capital city of Australia....so you expect something similar to London, New York etc??  You would think that....but ...

The Capital City, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Capital City

A travel blog entry by tripofalifetime

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... not much traffic. It has a nice laid back feel about the place without too many British Backpackers. The YHA although expensive was pleasant with good facilities (just a few weirdos). From Canberra we moved on to our last stop in ...

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