Another brief stop in Canberra
Canberra Travel Blog› entry 17 of 70 › view all entries
January 6th, 2008 – by: annthansten
Afterwards we had lunch in the park/picnic area behind the museum. So nice to be able to sit outdoors, under shade, practically wherever we go :D
but the flies are not so nice, still haven't managed to get used to them.
On our way out of Canberra we wanted to stop in the roundabout where we'd seen the 100 years of scouting thing. (for those who didn't know this; Scouting is the worlds largest youth organisation, and celebrated 100 years in 2007. scouting is celebrating 100 years in Australia in 2008, and it is now the year of the scouts, and there will be stamps, and a coin :D yay for scouts!)
now stopping in a roundabout is not as easy as it sounds, but our skilled expedition leader managed to find us some parking spaces infront of a hotel within walking distance. of course it took us forever to cross the street, like it often does in Australia, But suddenly we were there! So what does 12 scouts do when presented sucha display? well... we take pictures. and then we go sit on it... Imagine the looks we got from all the people driving by :D someone even rolled down a window and shouted something like "that's illegal!" when they drove past. Pretty funny :D
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