Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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One Day to go and we're off!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

One Day to go and we're off!

A travel blog entry by smallcatfun

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... . So we'll need some Canadian help to get one sent to us. Working on it. We are sad to leave Canberra. The city and the great country of Australia have been an amazing place to spend two years. It is hard to believe that it has been two years already. We ...

Splitting the journey, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Splitting the journey

A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick

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... labyrinth, which we walked, and Pilgrim Poles with various spiritual imagery. Finally we arrived at the National Gallery of Australia, which was our intended destination, though we were distracted outside by finding a James Turrell Skyspace. This one ...

Where are all the people?, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Where are all the people?

A travel blog entry by dalhousie

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... by which all modern cities should be planned.  Apparently a Town Planners guide for dummies.  I guess it works because Canberra has a reputation of being a City without traffic.  We saw a few more people over the lunch hour and by 5.00 pm ...

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 ...

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 ...

Des kangourous partout!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Des kangourous partout!

A travel blog entry by agnes.virginie

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Aujourd'hui belle promenade au Namadgi NP. Nous ne sommes pas loin de Canberra et tout de mème en pleine nature. Il y a des kangourous quasi en dessous de tous les arbres. Moi qui voulait en voir je suis servie. Le but de la promenade est un rocher sur ...

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, ...

Iraq v Palestine and goodbye to Oz, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Iraq v Palestine and goodbye to Oz

A travel blog entry by ggoat

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Zipped through Canberra for long enough to watch Iraq v Palestine in the Asian Cup.  Though losing, the Palestinians in the crowd seemed to have a great time - and got a fantastic reception from (almost) all when they marched en-masse around the ...

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

Canberra - The city of walking

A travel blog entry by mighty_ted

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

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