Category Archive: Out & About
I am not quite sure whether this is worth writing a post or not. We went to Hoskinstown today for the Chestnut Festival. It’s only about 25 minutes drive from Queanbeyan, but we only stayed for no more 10 minutes. Prior to the trip, My husband and I had sort of expectation that it would [...]
We were probably a little too late to catch Canberra’s beautiful autumn colours this year. However, even this would be the very end stage of the looking before the winter hits the entire city, it was still quite impressive.
We planned to do some winery trips today. However after we passed Bungendore, my husband decided to keep driving. So we drove and drove and drove, then we saw all those giant metal windmills. They were the ones we always see on the highway to Sydney across the Lake George. I know my husband has [...]
Staying in Sydney overnight in a friend’s place was completely our last minute’s decision. It wasn’t something in our original plan at all. To us, Sydney means less excitement than it did a few years back. Now the main attractions to me were left almost nothing but going to Ikea and enjoying a good meal [...]
It was a crazy morning. We went out to see the hot air balloons before the sunrise. I had to drag myself and a 3 years old off the bed at 5 am in the morning. I thought we were mad, but by the time we arrived the Old Parliament House, nothing happening there looked [...]
Around the dinner time, a Canberra friend rang in from Gold Coast saying that there will be fireworks tonight on the lake in Canberra. So we country people, after working for a long day while Canberrans have enjoyed their Public Holiday (so unfair), decided to join this night event. The spot we chose was right [...]