Red Cedars Motel
Travel Blogs from Canberra
I had to meet Vaughn on a rainy Thursday morning for a drive to a city that is said to not be very interesting. You can imagine the excitement on the bus ride at 6 am. I jumped into the cab of the fridge truck that we had packed a day earlier and we sped away at a snails pace to start our 4 hour drive. We eventually managed to get on to the …
... was spent in the shop and much hands-on learning was had on various levels. This was also a great energy burner which has aided the falling asleep abilities of many children.
What is becoming a Day One of the Canberra trip tradition for us adults is watching the boys fitting the bottom sheet onto their mattresses. To say the least, it was quite comical. Even after a group talk, where the boys were asked by Mr Brittain if anyone needed help with making ...
... the least of these was to see the only red Exit sign in existence in Australia, over the doors of the Senate!! Apparently, the Senators of the time didn't want to be reminded of the House of Representatives each time they left the room!!
A real highlight at Parliament House was the 'passing of a bill' role play. A few students had the special jobs of 'Speaker', 'Clerk' and 'Sergeant At Arms'. Mrs Bailey and Mr McGrath also ...
... around the Parliament House and the embassies and stopped by the National Gallery of Australia.
We're starting driving towards Sydney this evening.
Apres Mungo National Park, on a decide to revenir sur Balranald le soir-meme, meme s'il faisait nuit. Quel voyage! Le chemin de terre etait aussi mauvais qu'a l'aller, mais l'obscurite a rendu les choses plus difficiles pour ...
Captain Cook memorial was shooting hundreds of gallons of water into the air
for no discernable reason. Awesome.
I took a stroll around the lakeside sculpture park, checked out the Lego
parliaments, listened to a Carillon performance, and finally discovered the
parade where a flag is flown for every nation that has an embassy in Canberra
(Iran’s was recently removed due to “diplomatic tensions” ...