Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

War in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

War in Canberra

A travel blog entry by mattersdorff

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... out, it arrived back a good 4 days early but we weren't to know that and so headed off in dad's car bound for Canberra and a 9am appointment at the Commission. Dragging our fantastic mothers along for the ride, we decided to turn it into a day trip ...

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 ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by steve.brine

I live here ...

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 ...

Parliament House and Noodles, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Parliament House and Noodles

A travel blog entry by ladyhealer

... I turned out every bag, put a smile on my face and went out to meet my hosts, a brilliant professor of chemistry at Canberra's prestigious university and his wife, a well known historian. We dined with one of the foremost economists in the world who ...

Canberra!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra!

A travel blog entry by mikelbt

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... design contest for the proposed capitol, with the winner being an American, Walter Burley Griffin.  Canberra is the home of Australia's Parliament House and High Court, as well as numerous other governmental departments, the Australian War Memorial, ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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5 sleeps to go!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

5 sleeps to go!

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

5 sleeps, 4 days, 19 hours and 23 minutes!  Almost checked out, sitting in the departure lounge. Work responsibilities have been assigned. Just need to keep my mouth shut and let them do their jobs... this is far harder than what you would ...

Bus to Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Bus to Canberra

A travel blog entry by gwaymar

First stop after Sydney is Canberra for the day and on  to Melbourne through bush fires all along the road ...

The Federal Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Federal Capital

A travel blog entry by gapostol

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... senator) Mr. Obama detailing what a disaster his election would be for the military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan (where Australia has a significant number of troops deployed).  Now, the finger pointing was going on regarding which one of the ...

Capital Teritory, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital Teritory

A travel blog entry by pc_out_there

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... sneekily watching the Ashes on a tv in the Prime Minister's secretary's room (at this point it was inevitable that Australia were going to easily win again...)   Final stop of the day was the New Parliament Building where we joined ...

Loveable, like a rogue, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Loveable, like a rogue

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... Sydney we had about 2 weeks left in the country. We plan on spending a week getting from Sydney to Melbourne, via the capital Canberra, and spending the final week in Melbourne itself with a trip west to see the Great Ocean road and a quick visit to ...

Canberra - War Memorial., Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra - War Memorial.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Canberra, Australia's capital; probably the most unique feature is that the central city is laid out in a circular road pattern. This makes getting lost quite achievable! Canberra is, in the respect of night life and general vibrancy, very lack luster, ...

Canberra - The city of walking, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra - The city of walking

A travel blog entry by mighty_ted

... with Ceaušescu, asking him for some good advices. Canberra: "How do you think we shall have the lawns?" Ceaušescu: "Big" Canberra: "How shall the buildings be?" Ceaušescu: "Big" Canberra: "How shall..." Ceaušescu: "Big!" Am I finished with ...

Australia's Capital City and the Blue Mountains, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia's Capital City and the Blue Mountains

A travel blog entry by binghams

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Our round-Australia trip would not have been complete without a visit to 'the most boring capital city' as Canberra is often called. An acclaimed war memorial and an ultra-modern Parliment building followed by a great dinner was all that we ...

Judging A Book, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Judging A Book

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... being downright dull, a reputation potent enough for a joker to plant a crude line in the Wikipedia page on Canberra stating that "the capital city of Australia is boring and you should never go there. Why are you even looking it up?" After spending ...

Nine days to go!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Nine days to go!

A travel blog entry by burtondouglas

Nine days to go and we are getting excited. Bowling shirts finally ready, now just need some tickets. Our travel agent will hopefully have everything ready tomorrow. Fingers Crossed and will keep you ...

Money money money, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Money money money

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... out, and it was raining outside. All of that to tell me that I had a job! :) The War Memorial is a museum on Australia's military history, just like so many other in the world. What makes a difference is first the display of artefacts, which I found very ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by jdj0891

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... was amazing and the city just had a really quite open feel to it. While in Canberra I went to the Parliament building, the National Gallery of Australia, and the Australian War Memorial. All of these were great but the War Memorial is probably the ...

Chapter 15: Capital Detour, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Chapter 15: Capital Detour

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... 3 hours to see it and I was thinking "sure it does". But the museum is really good with lots of information on Australia's involvement in WWI and WWII. There were lots of interesting displays and paraphanelia from the wars. I ended up there about 2.5 ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by binaunterwegs

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... . Bisher habe ich nicht viel von euch gehoert. eure Sabina Czesc wam wszystkim! Od niedzieli, 09.03., jestem w Canberra. To bardzo ladne, male miasto. Canberra jest stolica Australii. Nie zdazylam jeszcze duzo zobaczyc, ale zrobie to w ...

A Tour of Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

A Tour of Canberra

A travel blog entry by amyjooink

... was quite scary. I do hope that doesn't happen when we are here. We also learnt about the convicts that came over to Australia many years ago, and were happy (?) to see that the majority of them were English. We also went into a theatre within the ...

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