Australian Capital Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Canberra
... had settled and we were celebrating in the van with a cold beer the enormity off the complete journey hit home, we were physically and mentally drained, the final barrier complete and the road ahead for a journey farther afield opening up for us once again.
There you go, its possible with a bit of patience to achieve your goal, just don't expect it to have a Star Wars like fanfare ending, in reality they just stop the tape and carry on with lunch :)
... early so it should be nice and quiet. A few bus loads of school children rocked up mid sausage sizzle. Pretty damn embarrassing as it looked like we had slept there the night! The teachers also found us quite amusing asking if they could put in an order for some sausages. One old man even thought we were an ice cream van and he wasn't joking. After our sausage sandwiches we checked out the views of Canberra and ...
... that Gramps was involved in.
After the tour we lunched at the war memorial and looked at a few more exhibits and watched a ceremony with some marching service-persons in the tomb of the unknown soldier area before reluctantly heading back to the very unimpressive Alivio Tourist Park. By this stage it was so cold that all we could do was hang out inside the van – I did some long overdue catching up on the diary while Di went for a run.
... of the Olympic Women.s Snowboard gold medalist (Torah Brite. (A Mormon women's snowboarder whose name Torah was suggested by her families Jewish piano teacher when asked by Torah’s mom what name to call her daughter. The piano teacher responded that Torah means spiritual message in hebrew and hence Mrs Brite named her new daughter Torah. Torah went on to become the best women's freestyle snowboarder ever. (Google Torah Brite for more)
Upon arrival ...
... Restaurant in St Florentin - salty, inedible fish
The best tourist attraction:
The Hospice, Beaune - great audio commentary and great museum
Islands on Lake Maggiore - Bella and Madre
Sainte-Chapelle - stained glass windows
The most unexpected
Gum boots in Venetian restaurants during Acqua Alta
Slasher's leap off Angela - lucky he only angled his ribs
St Bernard dogs in cafe in Interlaken
The grandeur of ...