Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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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 ...

Anzac Day Part 2, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Anzac Day Part 2

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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Returned to the War museum to take a look around. Got there just in time to see the end of the anzac parade and then spent the afternoon in the museum. It was an excellent time to be there and very busy. The rest of the afternoon was spent at ...

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 ...

Its cold!!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Its cold!!

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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After a late start (John is getting used to this sleeping in thing) we headed to the institute of sport for a tour of the facility. Was very interesting. Then we rugged up and headed to the Raiders vs Bulldogs game (for the record the bulldogs won) ...

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 ...

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 ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by benpope

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people warned us not to go, but we had to visit the capital anyway, only to find that there really was nothing ...

AND WE'RE OFF!!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

AND WE'RE OFF!!

A travel blog entry by ej_bj

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... - massage for two dollars - back to sleep :) - lie by pool - back to sleep :):) - swim in ocean - cocktails in swim-up bar - night walk on beach - sleep on beach :):):) For all you guys in Canberra: penny-caaan!! (coolcoolcool) Love B&E   ...

Campervanning, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Campervanning

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

... -Louise and, once we had finally negotiated our way out of Sydney city, we were on the road for a four hour drive to Australia's capital. The ACT (Australian Capital Territory) is an independent state, not part of New South Wales, so it was into my 6th ...

No worries, Canberra, Australia travel blog

No worries

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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... of huge open spaces so it doesn't really feel like a capital but it's a lot nicer than most cities. We went to the Canberra Exibition which tells the story of the towns history and also checked out the Captain Cook Memorial Jet - wonder what he would ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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Canberra Parliament and Paintings, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra Parliament and Paintings

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

... dominates the area. We had a tour, seeing the two houses (similar to the Houses of Lords / Commons) and learning a bit about Australia's government system. From the roof of the building we had views across to the Australian War Memorial. Next up was a ...

Still cold........, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Still cold........

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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Another late start and off to Questacon! Went to one of their shows and of course, John was picked from the audience to get on stage. He had to hit a ball with a racquet with the guy running and the show and of course John took it very serious and ...

Pre-Christmas in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Pre-Christmas in Canberra

A travel blog entry by dallbrooke

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My Christmas holidays started on Friday 22nd - yay!  My friend Melanie from Glasgow arrived in Canberra on Friday afternoon and we met up in the city centre. We had a fab time on Saturday and Sunday, with Greg arriving in Canberra too.  I'll ...

Arrival in Capital Canberra and Calvary Hospital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Arrival in Capital Canberra and Calvary Hospital

A travel blog entry by dallbrooke

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... ; Ngaira worked in London for a few years so she's helping translate unfamiliar terms/words and adjust to healthcare in Australia. Canberra is famous for many things...some people say roundabouts and public servants.  It is the capital though and ...

A day at The Stoddarts, Canberra, Australia travel blog

A day at The Stoddarts

A travel blog entry by amyjooink

... (there is a bad drought in the area), and watching the parrot type birds (red, green and blue) fly around. This felt like Australia. I spoilt the scene when I came out on the veranda with a runny nose and a massive red dressing gown I had been lent. I ...

Home; What I have Learned, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Home; What I have Learned

A travel blog entry by minkyjane

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... of years as well as small nasty things that kill hundreds of people. 8. Eating yoghurt will not cure gastro caused by bacteria. 9. Australia has the most beautiful beaches in the world or at least in Australasia. 10. Turning 40 IS a cause for ...

turtle by the lake, Canberra, Australia travel blog

turtle by the lake

A travel blog entry by scottanddina

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Look at this fabo turtle I found by the lake. He's so ...

One more day in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

One more day in Canberra

A travel blog entry by sunshinetrekker

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Well, looks like I couldnt bring myself to depart with the lovely city of Canberra.  I had actually planned on leaving for Melbourne today, but my host Jonathan freed himself up to take me around for the day.  We had a lovely lunch/coffee at a ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by russellffc

... opinion as although its not the nicest placxe in the world there is quite alot there and it is the capital city of australia so surely worth a visit. Aparently they decided to make it the capital as melbourne and sydney would throw their toys out of the ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by lweinreich

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We have arrived for a short stay in the capital of Australia, Canberra, and just like most government towns, it was practically closed when we arrived. Well, this city was not too good. We literally had to walk between the few attractions such as the ...

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