Australia’s Parliament House, Canberra

'New' Parliament House

‘New’ Parliament House

Last week we popped over to Canberra for a quick shopping trip in Australia’s capital city. Canberra is only a couple of hours away from where we are staying in the Bega Valley and as it is nestled so close to Australia’s Snowy Mountains it is home to many great outdoor clothing stores. Since we’ll be heading to cold, wet Ireland in less than a month, a trip to Canberra was on the cards to deck the kids out with some cool Gortex and Fleece jackets in the end of winter sales. After a couple of hours shopping and a quick bite to eat for lunch, we found ourselves with an afternoon free in the capital to visit one of the many sites.  Continue reading