Dickson Parklands Apartment Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... I'd be allowed in. But the security guards didn't bat an eyelid at my attire - they'd just let in a dreadlocked guy with a straw hat and a guitar. And so, with my sunnies on my head, I strolled into the House of Representatives and listened to a debate about child care. My inner journo geek was incredibly excited. However, one day in Canberra was enough. Why did I go? So I can say I have been. And - with a few exceptions - it was pretty ...
... our opinion of the place. It is so wide spread with huge boulevards, with many trees just coming into leaf. The building of the city did not begin in earnest until Robert Menzies really put on a push in the 1950s and drove the relocation of government departments to relocate here. Thus much of the architecture is post 1950. Mostly lacking in aesthetic appeal and some of it, like the convention centre and parliament house, just plain, butt ugly.
... need - restaurants (Italian, Spanish, Thai, Chinese, Indian, etc), pubs (the Kennedy Room!), supermarket, wine shop, hairdresser, video shop, chemists, Book Grocery, spa, laundry, etc etc etc. All 'just across the road'. Quite different from their previous place in Cook where a 5-minute walk would get you...further into the bush.
... up with Merv buying a ticket and trying out the track!! Big Boys still have fun!!
We travelled onto Corin Dam for a look at Canberras water supply, that was the end of the road, so turned around to back track.
Stopped at Woods reserve to have our sandwich, hot coffee and feed the baby magpies that just gave you that look... you couldn't ignore. Maybe put a tag on this place as a getaway when summer comes, a nice stream, plenty of tables, quiet area.
... an overtaking lane, only to slow down again at the end of it...most annoying.
Anyway we reached Canberra about midday and drove straight to Parliament House. Had lunch in the Parliament cafe and then took the boys on a crash course through the two Houses and other features like the Great Hall. Harrison was most interested in the portraits on the wall of our past PMs and he seemed to know that those on the north wall were now all ...