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View across Lake Burley Griffin to Capital Hill  
   

View across Lake Burley Griffin to Capital Hill

Wanderings in Australia - 7 - Road Trip - Australian Capital Territory

March 1st 2015
Our journey continued due south to the Australian Capital Territory and into the capital city of Australia - Canberra. Our first impression was of a quiet city with wide open boulevards lined by large Eucalypt trees, low buildings and the feeling of space. We found our hotel, with the help of Sheila, which was situated on capital hill and were pleasantly surprised that it had been recently refurbi ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory

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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