Dickson Backpackers

4/14 Woolley Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by ecc2014


... Police (the fact there were a lot of them!).

Unfortunately we didn’t get to see Melissa Parke this year but we had excellent opportunities due to the new Senators being sworn in today. The Senate was sitting which was great. In my six trips to Canberra, this is the first time I have seen a house sitting. It was great because the students were able to see the Senate during question time (the most interesting time of the sitting each day). Students were ...

Wednesday in Canberra

A travel blog entry by cbaruss


... baked pears and verjuice, blue cheese and thyme on a pastry. Served with the verjuice and heavy cream or ice cream, it's a really nice alternative to a sweet dessert and it was fun to try something new. We also had an opportunity to try Paul's homemade plum wine which was incredible. I would have had the whole bottle just for the flavour (just as well i didn't i guess :) ).... Katherine reminded us that Paul is a chemist by education and trade so hopefully he knew just the right ...

And we're off...

A travel blog entry by george_youssef


After much deliberating and procrastinating, we finally set off on Monday morning, well early afternoon actually, after tying off some loose ends. The last few days were very busy, although very pleasant, saying good bye to all our friends and family. Thank you for all your good wishes and prayers.

When we finally pulled out, I understood why George had been so loathe to start. He was quite anxious about the motor cycle carrier, after our ...

Adventure phase II

A travel blog entry by ktmack


... and picked one. I moved in today. Spent the afternoon settling in and getting things the way I think I’ll like them so I can get some work done during the rest of the week. I’ll have to get a few extra things but will do that over time. The most important things are in place, the Thermomix and the music! We explored the Kingston shops on Friday but I’ll be exploring them in more detail ...

Settling in

A travel blog entry by zoewaters


... and check out the local Nandos! And of course do a bit of shopping. It will be nice having some English friends that I can compare and share this experience with. Oh and my bank card came through this morning, Bonus!

Not sure what to do with myself now, may as well go and sunbath I guess, maybe go for a run later. Michael has also invited me rock climbing tonight so I may go and check that out later.

Hope you have enjoyed the read. Lot's of love from Sunny Aus! XxXx


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This hostel, located on 4/14 Woolley Street, Canberra, is near Chinatown, Berrima, All Saints Church, and Corroboree Park.
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