The national capital is a surprising place to visit. The parliament houses, both old and new, the galleries and the museums are fantastic.
Easy to get around, and most things are free – after all we have already paid for them…
The name is popularly claimed to derive from the word Kambera or Canberry, which is claimed to mean “meeting place” in Ngunnawal, one of the languages spoken in the district. There are several other, less overweening suggestions to it’s meaning however.
gallery: Canberra 2017
Instead of visiting Floriade, we got sidetracked, and spent the Saturday at the new and the old parliament houses.