Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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Questacon, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Questacon

A travel blog entry by macphails

After spending a night in Canberra, mum, Marc and I went to a place called Questacon.Dad had to stay home to do some work.Questacon is an awesome place.It's kind of like Science Works in Melbourne but heaps BIGGER!  There are heaps of cool things to ...

Road trip begins, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Road trip begins

A travel blog entry by whereisandrew

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... spread out and we were short of time. We visited the National Portrait gallery which was all photographic portraits of people from australia. Not just famous people but also joe nobody from backsville next the the middle of nowhere who runs a sheep farm! ...

Eight Days to Go!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Eight Days to Go!

A travel blog entry by burtondouglas

Well today we received our tickets. So much paper work! Will have to check it all thoroughly over the weekend to ensure there are no errors. Initial check seems OK. Visited friends this evening to view their pics from a recent trip to Alaska and ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kathrynandnick

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... Since our last entry Nick and I have not traveled too many kilometers, however we have been busy both working and seeing the Canberra's sights.   As mentioned in the last entry we spent three weeks living above a pharmacy in Goulburn while I worked ...

Day 80 - Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Day 80 - Canberra

A travel blog entry by randiandersen

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... visual prompt and watched as the whole horizontal scale model of the city lit up and began to speak. Canberra is the political capital of Australia, built and designed to be so because Sydney and Melbourne (MELbn) couldn't quit arguing over who should ...

A good weekend to visit..., Canberra, Australia travel blog

A good weekend to visit...

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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The grown-up choose well to visit Canberra this weekend, as it was the annual 'Skyfire' event, as well the Canberra Balloon festival. Good that she didn't choose Melbourne, as it was the turn of the city to host the Formula One, although that may not ...

May Update: 39 Days To Go, Canberra, Australia travel blog

May Update: 39 Days To Go

A travel blog entry by kategreen

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... and as a final goodbye. I'll then be heading back to Canberra on the 10th after my final pre-departure meeting at uni. Canberra friends I'll be having another parrty thing probs on that Friday to celebrate and say goodbye again. :) I'm going to miss you ...

Day 91 - Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Day 91 - Canberra

A travel blog entry by simmos58

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... Saddleback Mountain lookout. The view was OK but the breeze was freezing so we didn't hang about. We went for a walk when we got back and had a nice dinner with Steve (we purchased a pie from the famous Robertson Pie Shop on the way back from Canberra) ...

Sep 21, 2011, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Sep 21, 2011

A travel blog entry by ferres

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A Bit of Culture in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

A Bit of Culture in Canberra

A travel blog entry by kirstylou

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... expected! However we made it up to the top  of Capital Hill eventually and cooled off in the marble clad house of Australia's politicians. The view from the top was very nice and we enjoyed a more educational day (just this once). The walk back to ...

Home show, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Home show

A travel blog entry by bong808

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... the entire event and was happy to start packing up on Sunday afternoon. Then the rain started, perhaps Murphy's law is the same in Australia. The weather went from sunny and 70 to wet and 50 in about 10 minutes. Luckily I had brought my rain jacket just ...

auf großer Fahrt, Canberra, Australia travel blog

auf großer Fahrt

A travel blog entry by sntrrrronfire

... Stufen entlang einer Steilwand vor mir...oh man, war das hart...xD Dann stand für mich noch ne ausgiebige Museumstour in Canberra auf dem Plan, die echt richtig gut war und ganz nebenbei auch von fast jedem Backpacker übersprungen wird (dazu sage ich ...

Easy Canberra Days, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Easy Canberra Days

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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Canberra is the political capital of Australia and we visited parliament house, the war memorial, the captain cook fountain, the NASA sponsored deep space relay station and a wonderful celebration of flowers in Floriade.   We've had an amazing time ...

Canberra and Snowy Mountains, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra and Snowy Mountains

A travel blog entry by birkborkasson

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... 've seen the wild horses, emus, foxes and the great sceneries of the Snowy Mountains. At the end of the day we visited Australia's highest mountain, which is Mt. Kosciuszko with slightly over 2200 m. We spent the night in the small pub of Jindabyne, which ...

D and D Ball, Canberra, Australia travel blog

D and D Ball

A travel blog entry by dallbrooke

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On Saturday a few of us went to the D and D (Desperate and Dateless) Ball at the Australian Institute of Sport.  We had a fantastic night and there were various bands playing including the Young Divas and the Hudoo ...

The Big Smoke, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Big Smoke

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... I found quite interesting – full of Australian Memorabilia and took a local tourist drive to a few lookouts to get a view of Canberra from afar.  Absolutely beautiful. It is much, much cooler now and I have had to drag out some long sleeved ...

Pictures, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Pictures

A travel blog entry by autebria

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On the way to Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

On the way to Canberra

A travel blog entry by macphails

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... Tumut.We also stayed in Corryong for lunch. After staying a night in Riverglades, we drove around for two and a half hours to Canberra and now we are staying in Canberra Motor Village for a couple of nights.The weather is almost tropical(as dad says), ...

Still.....still in canbarra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Still.....still in canbarra

A travel blog entry by macphails

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... our friends Harry, Tracey and Evie, that we met in the caravan park.   That night we invited Harry, Tracey and Evie to come over for a play/drink.We had a fun time in Canberra, and meeting new friends, it would be great if we bumped into them ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by lesandsteve

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... trips to the war museum weren't enough to see everything and the National Museum was just as good with a real insight into Australia's history form the wildlife to the gold rush to Aboriginal culture and Shark attacks! We went to a park with ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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... Highway - massive mountain that seemed to climb slowly for kilometeres. The corners were 25km corners and the Kombi loved it! Canberra is cold and raining (suprise suprise). We spent the day looking around and checking out the locals - lets just ...

Surprise! Here's the Details!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Surprise! Here's the Details!

A travel blog entry by kategreen

... , depending on how much money I have left, I will be taking another month to travel around Europe before returning home to Australia to start uni again in August 2015.  "What! When did this all happen?" I have been planning this exchange essentially ...

Canberra - Aboriginal Embassy., Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra - Aboriginal Embassy.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... been made to resolve grievances and have the protest dismantled, to no avail. The protest site is very disorganized and untidy and I don't believe is doing a lot to further their cause, but does illustrate Australia's tolerance of differing ...

The bold and the BEEautiful, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The bold and the BEEautiful

A travel blog entry by sparkeflies

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I hadn't intended to blog this trip. But a particularly lovely colleague has asked a few times now if I will. So I shall. After all, what are holidays for if not indulging in the things we love? I have spent far too little time lately putting pen to ...

Capital of Australia, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital of Australia

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

We today arrived at Canberra, avoiding the Sydney Marathon along the way! We then settled in by doing some food shopping and then going to the pub - Stu drank for me as I was driving! Not much to report for today..... *** As we spent an extra day ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by dylanp

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The second half of my trip in Canberra with Simon, Alison and James for Christmas and New ...

back via Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

back via Canberra

A travel blog entry by tom_s

back via ...

Patriotism in Australia, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Patriotism in Australia

A travel blog entry by hilarywaite

... at the war memorial. Outside, there were plaques on the walls that listed the names of all the soldiers who fought for Australia. Pinned on the plaques were red poppies which represents the blood shed. Poppies were also the only plants left growing on ...

Day 11 Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Day 11 Canberra

A travel blog entry by chrismullett592

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Had a free day to do whatever, so I tucked up with a good book! Had kangaroo burgers on the roof for ...

Day 90 - Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Day 90 - Canberra

A travel blog entry by simmos58

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... this drive but we were a bit pressed for time this trip. Once we got on to the Hume Highway it was a good run to Canberra with a divided (4 lane) road for most of the trip. We turned off the Hume Highway on to the Monaro Highway for the last ...

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