Acacia Motor Lodge

Address: 65 Ainslie Ave. Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Canberra

And so to Canberra

A travel blog entry by ruthbeattie on Jan 03, 2015

7 photos

... humidity but coped pretty well. But last, but definitely not least, we have been able to get to know our little 3 year old grandson a whole lot better, and experienced early morning wake ups with feet being tickled and eyelids being opened. What joy - but so great! So today we got to the Brisbane Domestic terminal, checked our bags and made our way through to the gate for our trip to Canberra. Our grandson got a bit tearful as we left, but we ...

Canberra, Australia’s Capital

A travel blog entry by agbucks on Nov 07, 2014

15 photos

... Capital Territory) & NT each have 2. The House of Representatives currently has 150 Representatives. It would appear that the number for each State is calculated on the basis of population. But this means that the biggest geographical areas of WA & NT have far fewer Representatives than say Queensland or NSW. Could this structure be a factor in the interstate rivalry that clearly exists in Australia? Both Chambers have been built ...

Canberra, the Washington,D.C of Australia.

A travel blog entry by harveyasher on Oct 21, 2014

1 comment, 19 photos

This city was built from barren land soon after 1902. It was the compromise city since Sydney and Melbourne wanted their Cities to be the Capitol. It is build in a circle with a triangle within the circle. It is a very quiet and serene place. They built a lake smack in the middle of the area so the government buildings could be placed around it. The kangaroos are in the parks right near the government ...

Where are all the people?

A travel blog entry by dalhousie on Oct 10, 2014

9 photos

... purported to be the standard by which all modern cities should be planned. Apparently a Town Planners guide for dummies. I guess it works because Canberra has a reputation of being a City without traffic. We saw a few more people over the lunch hour and by 5.00 pm the one large shopping centre in the core was quite busy and the pubs were filling up with workers relaxing on a Friday evening. Still, all in all an underwhelming city.

Chapter Seven - Bawley Point to Canberra

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on Sep 14, 2014

4 comments, 43 photos

... carrot soup, of course.

Day Twelve – Bawley Point to Canberra, via Bateman’s Bay

I have read that whales start their migration south during the spring in Australia. One of the best places to view them from terra firma is Burrawarra Point, near Guerilla Bay, some twenty kilometers south of Bateman’s Bay.

The Bateman’s Bay Tourist Information Office offers great advice and maps and we are told ...

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