Pinnacle Apartments Canberra
Travel Blogs from Canberra
... Tower in Paris – oh what fun we all had!
Very quickly I dismissed these thoughts as I told myself I couldn't possibly be chosen as it was someone else’s turn to go this time. Some days later you can't imagine my surprise and delight when Charlotte announced she had chosen me to go!
Charlotte had decided to send me on the trip to reward me for ...
Perhaps one of the main highlights each year in Canberra is our visit to the War Memorial. Thankfully, after yesterday's Snow Day, it was also the day we got to sleep in a little!!
We awoke to see the ground covered in frost - yes... it was rather chilly! But Mrs Isaak was up and around, dressed and ready to go - endless energy this lady!! (pictured) ...
... raids over Berlin. However, all in all I felt the museum was very informative and did show the sickness of war for all sides, Australian's friends and foes.
My last stop before taking the bus back to Sydney was the Australian Parliament. Constructed in a straigt line to and with a clear view on the distant Australian War Memorial, this site is the location of both the Australian Senate and House of Representatives. There was again a free guided ...
memorial, but on a bigger scale. It is surrounded by gardens filled with
sculptures and parts of military vehicles such as the bridge of HMAS Brisbane
and a captured German anti-aircraft gun. I headed down the poppy ridden walkway
to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, admiring the garden of remembrance and its
‘eternal flame’. I noticed that an Australian gas company supplied the flame’s
gas for ...
... up the highway towards Gundagai. It was a beautiful day which reflected the beauty of the old bridge over the Tumut River. Gundagai was originally built on the flat but after several floods the town was moved to higher ground. There were 2 bridges built, one for trains and the other for cars, which then joined at the town. These were called the Prince Alfred Bridges. 8kms up the road we found the dog on ...