Travel Blogs from Canberra, Australia

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Lots of culture in Canberra... but no balloons!, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Lots of culture in Canberra... but no balloons!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... of people I didn't know! I was getting a little bit bored now, so the grown-up suggested we go to the High Court of Australia, which was lots more interesting. We even got to see into the Court Room, but there wasn't any cases being heard as it was a ...

The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Australian War Memorial

A travel blog entry by daridah

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... , my Mum and I made a trip to the Australian War Memorial. It's a fairly incredible place, with relics and stories from Australia's military history, with particular focus on World War's I and II. Just as we arrived there, a tour was beginning, so we ...

Work and stuff, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Work and stuff

A travel blog entry by jameshyde

... in a long time, and our first in Australia ever. Michelle and I both worked at Sub-Urban restaurant in Dickson district on Canberra, ACT, Australia. It was not all together a very charming experience but we were grateful none the less. It seems to be an ...

Departure..., Canberra to Sydney, Australia travel blog

Departure...

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

... about food.... I am not going to listen to him..... Back on task Breakfast - the final ultimate taste of canberra - saturday scrolls from silo.... chocolate, blueberries, almonds all wrapped up in buttery pastry goodness. These delectable pastries ...

Beginning of a long Road trip, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Beginning of a long Road trip

A travel blog entry by kangaroopoo

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... site was nice, see the pics. After a short stop off at a 'blow hole' at Kiama, again see pics, we then drove on to Canberra, the Capital of Oz, & one of the most photographed cities, ever! We took a tour of the new house of Parliment.... which, even after ...

Capital city, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Capital city

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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Founded between Sydney and Melbourne to stop them bickering over who should hold the capital city status, we'd heard Canberra was the most boring capital in the world. It lives up to it's reputation. ...

PSP and Nintendo DS, Canberra, Australia travel blog

PSP and Nintendo DS

A travel blog entry by sjw_uk

During our visit to Canberra, Stu and I have been to cinema a few times and we have bought a PSP (for Stu) and a Nintendo DS (for me)... we are bored of the TV and treated ourselves - early Xmas pressies... they work out cheaper over here... Its all ...

The Capital, Canberra, Australia travel blog

The Capital

A travel blog entry by bullmccabe

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... the piss we were all shattered from a full day of site seeing and travelling. Then next day we went to the national art gallery of Australia then we had a sit down beside the man made Lake Burley Griffin. Then it was off to the airport to drop off the car ...

Canberra, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra

A travel blog entry by kevdevine

A week at the Australian Institute of ...

Canberra Sightseeing & Gardening Work, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Canberra Sightseeing & Gardening Work

A travel blog entry by ktmax

... Aussie friends once again, even though this time it was Keith’s turn to be the one down with influenza. Last time I was in Canberra I saw heaps of indoor activities due to the bad weather, so this time I got to see most of the outdoor stuff that I ...

Australia - beautiful and illogical..., Canberra, Australia travel blog

Australia - beautiful and illogical...

A travel blog entry by liorusii

Hey there! This is my first entry from Australia! Hope it would be as exciting as the former ones - I know for me it's still very interesting. By the way, computer sucks = no pictures this time. And we have some left from NZ yet! I arrived 2 days ago ...

Can'bore'a, Canberra, Australia travel blog

Can'bore'a

A travel blog entry by adfieldbigtrip

... and dull capital city we have ever had the misfortune of visiting. For all of those of you who may in the future travel to Australia PLEASE AVOID THIS CITY for you own well-being and sanity. The people here are fine but there are hardly any of them around ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Taking some time out at the Capital..., Canberra, Australia travel blog

Taking some time out at the Capital...

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... .  The use of marble (which came all the way from Italy) in the Foyer provides a link to the arrival of Europeans to Australia.  So basically, everything in the design of this place has a meaning.  The tapestry in the Great Hall is of giant ...

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 ...

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