Travel Blogs from Canberra
... and social area where we can grab some food and drinks.
We head out the next morning to visit the famous local markets where we pick up some presents for our return to Sydney. Then we head up to parliament, and are incredibly surprised that we can park right underneath the building – and for free! We head upstairs and into the building (UK take note: the Australian parliament is free and open for all) and after a ...
Last night and this morning were FREEZING!!!!! It was a balmy 3 degrees at 6am when Trace had planned to go for a run... She went 2 hours later when it had reached 9 degrees :)
Today was a big day at the Australian War Memorial.
The last time we went was somewhere around ...
... building has been left as it was when the Hawke government moved into the new building in ’88 – including the artwork in the Prime Minister’s office and Rick Charlesworth’s hockey stick in the tiny shoebox he shared as the MP for Perth with another MP. There was also a display with details of all of the Australian Prime Minister’s (even Abbott) which I could have spent lots more time in.
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The following day we visited the local market and to my absolute delight came across a lady who looks after abandoned joey's and had one with her and I got to hold to hold it, that is at the top of the list for amazing things we did on holiday !
We then came home for a family meal with all the kids and some of their partners and we got to meet Gaby who is an absolute delight.
... the good news to come through!
So Tuesday in Canberra was to be a quiet tour of the countryside with Amber. Sadly for the Heeney kids, they all got colds that morning and so they had to spend the day with us throwing rocks into the river, playing on the playground and kicking the footy.
The first stop was a recreational area near the Cotter Dam just west of Canberra. The area has been set up with walks to the dam, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center