Mantra on Northbourne Canberra
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Today we are flying home!
To say that there were a few tired faces this morning would
be considered an understatement. As I sat eating my eggs, bacon and pancakes I
scanned the faces that surrounded me and they were particularly tired. Despite
this however, we soldered on, packed our bags, threw them on the bus and headed
off to Government House.
It was a lovely tour of the residence of His Excellency,
... of waiting the time came to open the doors and the flocks of people ran, but didn't ran, down the path to get the best seats in the viewing area. As we were near the front of the queue we sat right on the beach and at the very corner of the viewing area which was a prime spot. The sunset sound us was beautiful and it was a nice spot to spend an evening even without the added attraction. There was an introductory talk about the centre and the penguins, the main focus being how you ...
... of the food was ok...lol.
3 days is not really enough time to see everything and the weather was not good while we were there, it was bitterly cold and wet when we did the hop on hop off bus ride. Our first stop was the War Memorial, we went there for a couple of reasons, firstly for the memorial itself and secondly to find a great uncle of Jules that was on the honor boards.
The memorial was wonderful but somber as well as it is a memory ...
... a question. She knows exactly which story she would like you to read, and which game she would like to play. She is a very happy, contended little girl, and Gary & Belinda are wonderful parents.
We had some lovely walks to the park; she loved the swings and slippery dip, read lots and lots of stories, played lego, play dough, etc. We also had the opportunity to go to her swimming lessons ...
... first evening sat on the water’s edge in our camp chairs enjoying a homemade salad, watching the locals jog and cycle past us as the sun began to set. We liked Canberra a lot and knew we would enjoy a few days here.
In the morning after a delicious breakfast at the water’s edge and a free shower at the tourist information office, we drove to Parliament House, Australia’s most important ...