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Canberra and Mount Kosciuszko

December 21st 2008
I left Sydney on the 20th of December and headed to Canberra with a lovely group and tour guide - "Bananas." We went to the initially modern and ugly Houses of Parliament, which was very educational. We went inside and learnt a bit more about it and came to appreciate it more! You could go up onto the roof garden, symbolising that the people control the parliament and not the other way round. ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory » Canberra

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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