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... to offer whilst the tour guide always reminded us we should return to all the exhibitions to focus on them in more detail.
We took some more pictures once the tour had ended then walked along Lake Burley Griffin with the Australian War Memorial as our final destination. The distance between the two places was a fair way apart but we had enough time to ensure we got their on time. We even managed to see Blundell's cottage and the Captain Cook Memorial Jet, ...
... time to visit this place.
Next was the visit to New Parliament House, another amazing building, it is just so imposing from the outside and on the inside it is truly beautiful. Bit of a wait to get through security, passed the hoards of school children visiting with their schools, and just the many adults like us just wandering around, a very busy place. Did a tour with a guide then ...
... why we chose that over water parks - I think it was just that we had to choose one, so we did.
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It isn't as if we haven't done any traveling since my last blog but somehow road trips in your own country seem less note worthy - for blogging at least! So we are off overseas again. First stop is an all important quick side trip to Canberra (a sort of amuse Bouche if you will). This is to meet the latest addition to our family, our third grandchild. To get there we had planned to fly to Sydney and take the train to Canberra - ...
... on – light off – leave the room etc at least 4 times between 3.30am and 4.30am. I’ll teach this pommie ******* to wake me up with football chants.
Well after an on off night all night I rose at 6.30am had breakfast moved the car and set off for the sights:
QuestaconNational Science and Technology Museum
High Court of Australia
National Art Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Galley ...