Canberra 2005, Photos from ten years ago

Photos from ten years ago: Canberra

Almost all my photos from August 2005 seem to be from a three day Canberra trip (actually the only time I've been to Canberra). I remember it being cold but fun. And many of the photos are from around the Parliament Houses (old and new). Old Parliament House: New Parliament House. I think this was the approach from Canberra Avenue. Obviously there were works going on at the time.

Canberra 2005

Canberra day 3

(This post backdated to the date it happened, not the date I wrote it.) Not much to day 3, but during breakfast a rather impressive hot air balloon sailed by not too far away. We caught a cab to the airport, the only notable thing about the trip back being that tea strainers bought on Friday and packed in the hand luggage attracted the attention of the security scanning people. As did Marita's

Canberra 2005, transport

Canberra day 2

(This post backdated to the date it happened, not the date I wrote it.) It might have been a negative-something night outside, but the bed was lovely and warm. We awoke, had breakfast and showers, and ... Wait, I should mention the shower. Everything in the serviced apartment we stayed in was great. Except the shower. It was designed by sadists. The shower head was at about the level of m

Canberra 2005, Culture, Food'n'drink

Canberra day 1

(This post backdated to the date it happened, not the date I wrote it.) Marita, Justine and I got a lunchtime flight out of Melbourne, and got to Canberra, Australia's capital city, a little less than an hour later. Straight off the plane, through baggage claim and into a cab bound for Kingston, and the serviced apartment we were staying in. They kindly offered us a discount voucher to Cocki