Travel Blogs from Canberra
... 8230; I
increasingly feel like I’m waiting for my own life to start.
Biding my time. Because family – that’s real success for me.
A lot of people have said to me that they think Canada will
be it for me. That the country will sweep me off my feet and somehow I’ll
become everything I’ve been waiting to be.
That’s part of the reason I have to go – the zombie
apocalypse theory of it all. Take me out ...
... is somehow simultaneously comforting and tortuous.
I have no idea if he heard our voices. I have no idea if he knew I was there. I have no idea if he was scared, or comforted, or anything at all.
But he is gone.
All I have left is to live my life in a way that would have made him proud. Challenge the ordinary.
And so – Canada.
My life is pretty set ...
... be Sydney or Melbourne, so they created a new city! This led to us walking around all day singing 'We built this city on Rock and Roll’!! We saw the chambers, president’s office and walked up on to the roof to get great views of the city and the 80m flagpole.
That was enough for us of Canberra so we jumped on our Greyhound bus (brand new bus with Wi-Fi and plug sockets) for the 4 hour journey to Sydney. ...
... the free guided tour and bail from it if Charlotte and Seth couldn't handle it but we were pleasantly surprised to get through the whole thing! The tour went through all the main rooms available to the public - main foyer, the Great Hall where all the major ceremonies take place, the two Houses (Reps and Senate), the Members Hall and our guide pointed out Tony Abbot's (current) office as well.
Almost everything in Parliament House ...
... The name Canberra was derived from a local tribe's language meaning "Meeting place" and the city was fully planned and erected with lots of green spaces and wide avenues. Actually the city has been designed in such big proportions that it seems way to big for the people living there. By 6pm many streets in the centre of Canberra were literally deserted. Well, government doesn't work that late I guess ;).
To make Canberra more attractive they not ...
Other places to stay in Canberra
30 National Circuit, Canberra | 4 star motelfrom $88
Hopetoun Circuit, Canberra | 1 star motelfrom $95
55 Jerrabomberra Avenue, Canberra | 4 star motelfrom $108
Stirling Ave, Canberra | Motelfrom $96
21 Stephen St, Canberra | 4 star motelfrom $101
27 Dawes Street, Canberra | 3 star motelfrom $140
39 Mouat St., Lyneham, Canberra | Motelfrom $76