Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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Vetrek uit Sydney en aankomst in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Vetrek uit Sydney en aankomst in Canberra

A travel blog entry by ronvand

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Onze eerste kilometers met de Ford Falcon richting Canberra. We hebben hem ook direcht getest als slaapplek. Erg koud en oncomfortabel bleek ...

The Nation's Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Nation's Capital

A travel blog entry by scruffyandco

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... for Saturday. The very modern museum included (to name just a few) an outdoor section giving an artistic interpretation of Australia`s story, landscapes and features, a history of the nations sports and sport stars, a look at (and a listen to) Australian ...

Melbourne to Sydney, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Melbourne to Sydney

A travel blog entry by emmabennett

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... doing. Yet another early morning! Today was the day we were going to arrive in Sydney! We went via Canberra though. Canberra is the capital of Australia, and sits in its own tiny state of "Australian Capital Territory", when it was being decided whether ...

at the zoo, Canberra, Australia travel blog

at the zoo

A travel blog entry by scottanddina

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us at the ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by juliat

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Wir sind gestern Abend in Canberra angekommen. Heute haben wir einen langen Fussmarsch durch die Stadt gemacht, so wir es lonely planet empfohlen hat. Aber so besonderes gibt es hier gar nicht zu sehen. Die Stadt ist ja kuenstlich angelegt worden, weil ...

Canberra and the Great Ocean Road!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra and the Great Ocean Road!

A travel blog entry by 3vagabonds

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... the Great Ocean Road. Instead of our usual route down the coast, we instead, settled on driving inland and west toward Canberra. The roads inland were inevitably long and somewhat desolate -- we spent many quiet evenings in small rest areas on the side ...

Capital Punishment!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital Punishment!

A travel blog entry by johnny07

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... were worth doing is because there was nothing else to do. Im now heading back to Sydney (again!), for my last final night in Australia. Then Im flying back to the sunshine, to land that is no stranger to war itself. Catch you later, ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... National Museum which we wanted to visit in the afternoon was closed and so I need to tell you a bit of Canberra's history instead. Till 1901 Australia was only a lose federation of the different states (which each state for example raising taxes as they ...

A Day In The Life Of Sydney Working Ladies...., Canberra, Australia travel blog

A Day In The Life Of Sydney Working Ladies....

A travel blog entry by matthewman1

... both wanted the title and couldn't decide, so they custom built a city half way between to be it instead. And so you have Canberra, the most boring place around! So glad to back in Sydney then, where this Sunday we shall be going to the original ...

Canberra / Coach Trip to Melbourne, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra / Coach Trip to Melbourne

A travel blog entry by olinorwell

... bought some cheap sunglasses and headed off in the direction of where I presumed the ‘touristy’ stuff must be. Canberra is the capital of Australia, and home of all the governmental type buildings. So full of them in fact that 40% of the ...

Second visit to Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Second visit to Canberra

A travel blog entry by jdvegmond

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... etc. Was quite interesting, but not as big as I hoped. (But then again, it was free.) All in all, I saw a lot more of Canberra than last time. Unfortunately, I had to cancel my plans to visit Melbourne, I would have loved to see more of that city too. But ...

Another picture of the zoo, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Another picture of the zoo

A travel blog entry by scottanddina

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Monkey sitting doing nothing just like ...

Sydney to the Snowy Mountains, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Sydney to the Snowy Mountains

A travel blog entry by jacquieanddave

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... wife Amanda. Ours was a 14 person bus pulling a trailer for all our gear. Our first stop was the capital of Australia Canberra. Rather interesting story of this city. Way back in 1901 all of the various colonies in Australia decided to become ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by smoore

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We arrived into the capitol city of Australia. Went to Mt. Ainslie lookout and the Canberra Space Dome and Observatory. They had us sit in comfortable chairs, then turned out the lights. Next thing I heard was snoring in the crowd! I just can't say ...

National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Australia travel blog

National Museum of Australia

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

Today we went to the Museum.... what a disappointment.... very comtempory building (which looked cool).... the artifacts inside the building were ok too, but the layout of the building was so bad... you missed bits of the exhibition, you went up levels ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by sunshinetrekker

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... I must say!!  Lucky for me, he decided to give me a break down of the poisonous spiders that inhabit Australia.  Interestingly, in Canberra there really aren't any- BUT there are TONS of spiders!! And he made it a point to show me just where ...

Australia Day (and Burns night!), Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia Day (and Burns night!)

A travel blog entry by dallbrooke

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To celebrate Australia Day my friends and I went to the Parliament House gardens to watch the Australian of the year ceremony and concert.  I must say that I felt rather torn as Thurs 25th Jan is Burns Night of course!  I wore an Australian flag ...

Black Stump, Somewhere outside Canberra, Australia travel blog

Black Stump

A travel blog entry by baresoulsurfer

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... and met heaps of fun people that im sure i'll look up on myspace later. I dont know where else i could have danced the night away to a band like the "outback hippies". All in all, Australia is getting better and better....and im not even in Sydney ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by etheridge

... heading to Canberra to spend a few days with the family.  This involved flying form Cairns to Sydney then into Canberra.  For an international airport, Canberra has very few direct flights!! We arrived safely to a slightly cold cloudy day, ...

Happy Christmas, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Happy Christmas

A travel blog entry by easton-martin

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Happy Christmas, here are a few photo's etc that are on various memory cards but would not upload due to slow server speeds, enjoy. Love, health and peace to you all. Mac, Mable, Carol and ...

Sightseeing i Australiens hovedstad Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Sightseeing i Australiens hovedstad Canberra

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... tilbage i bilen igen kørte vi op til udkigspunktet på Mount Ainslie. Her fik vi os en flot 360 graders panoramaudsigt ned over Canberra, afgrænset af bjerge omkring. Byen lå flot i solskinnet med sine rette, lige linjer med veje, parker og søen, som ...

Meeting Place, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Meeting Place

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... . Its name even means meeting place. Purpose built almost entirely from scratch at the time it is still along way from being Australia's premier city. Being pretty interested in history and politics it was an obvious stop to make whilst I was here. There ...

Capital Territory!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital Territory!

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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... stop them... Another uneventful drive apart from more scary Auzzie drivers - really have no lane discipline! I actually decided to stop before Canberra in a place called Yass - there I found a nice motor inn and had a relaxing nite in front of the TV - ...

Blehk, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Blehk

A travel blog entry by jameshyde

... drinking tea. Unfortunately this has coincided with us receiving a lot of really awesome recommendations for places to explore around Canberra. There are Kangaroos in the forests of Mt. Ainslie, whos shadow we currently reside in. A little further south ...

One Month: Everything is Coming Together, Canberra, Australia travel blog

One Month: Everything is Coming Together

A travel blog entry by kategreen

So it is exactly one month until I fly out of the country and it feels like time is just flying past. But everything is starting to come together now, so I'm getting a little excited!  My application has been approved by Uof Hull so I am offically ...

Cloudy in Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Cloudy in Canberra

A travel blog entry by julienicholas

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... and went to the national gallery and museum (both worth doing, some nice stuff in the art gallery in particular). Canberra has a shocking lack of signposts making it very difficult for someone 'directionally challenged' like myself to find my way around, ...

Bush Walk 1, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Bush Walk 1

A travel blog entry by jameshyde

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... and rounded ears. Needless to say it was a spectacular afternoon. Afterwards we explored the War Memorial and learned about Australia's Military history. Something I had been curious about for a while but had never made a formal inquisition of. I will ...

Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australian Capital Territory

A travel blog entry by jenkins

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... We free camped that evening on our way to Canberra and "bush tucker Jonno Reesy" got an excellent camp fire going! Canberra is the Aussie b*****d child of a Swindon/Milton Keynes marriage.  Purpose built to house the Australian Parliament it ...

Canberra, Capital of Aus, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra, Capital of Aus

A travel blog entry by darrenniki

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... first going to the National Australian Museum. That was pretty good and had different exhibitions on Land, Fire, Sea and the history of Australia. Following on from that we went to Royal Mint of Australia were all the cash is made and we even got to make ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... shades of red and orange. Even if the capital does not look great, there are still a a few things to visit. Canberra became the capital of Australia because Sydney and Melbourne could not find an agreement: they both wanted to be the one! We took a ...

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