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... rights issues were granted to natives in New Zealand and Canada, that the Australian Government finally gave in to certain Aborigine demands in the 1970's. All very recent history.
*Before going to the current Parliament House we take a quick drive around nearby Embassy suburb – an area of the city just full of Embassies and their residencies. Because Canberra was purpose built, the plot sizes are generous - many of the Embassies are ...
... graveyard (not much to see just a few wild plants and a stone plaque), before following on.
We got a slight scare when we heard scratching inside the hut and Sarah's investigations led to a reptilian face poking out from behind one of the hut walls, but upon further inspection we discovered a blue tongue lizard and not the snake we were dreading.
Heading away from the valley and back up into the ...
... must be added in also, that at the end of the flight the
pilot commented on the exceptional behaviour of our students.
Our arrival in Canberra had a few students reaching for
their jumpers. It wasn’t unbearably cold but it was a little on the chilly
cold, especially when the breeze picked up a little.
The rest of the morning consisted of a leisurely bike ride
around the lake and a few games on the grass outside of Questacon. The ...
... bags ready for our first day. The rule was – there will be no napping!
Because we were ready so early, Neil (our bus driver who is just awesome! I toured with him in 2012) took the kids on a drive to Parliament House. We had a little drive around there, waved to a Federal Police Officer on a bike whose job it is to ride around the outside of Parliament House on a push bike all the time.
We then headed off for our cruise of Lake ...
... if we wanted to stay married please don't ask me to read a map! Thank goodness for the borrowed UK GPS. I'm feeling a bit nervous about the long plane flight & strangely a bit scared about being on the other side of the world trying to figure out how to navigate around so many different countries that are all foreign languages. I feel like we are about to embark on the amazing race! Exhilarating yet a bit terrifying at the same ...