CanberraApril 21, 2018 in Australia ⋅
We got up at 6 and had breakfast with a view over large plains. According to Google it's supposed to be a lake but we couldn't see any water. Some kangaroos looked at us curiously at the picnic table.
Two hours before the Australian War Memorial opened we were already there. Luckily there was free WiFi available so we planned our next stops. We made a pretty quick round through the museum before moving on to the next museum. The National Museum of Australia sounded like a promising place to learn more about the country. Unfortunately there were not a lot of information available but we still spent some hours there.
A short stop at IKEA for a blanket and a snack later we hit the road in direction of the coast. More specifically the Murramarang National Park with "Pebbly Beach". It is famous for the kangaroo colony that lives, eats and relaxes right in the dunes next to the beach. And we were lucky to arrive there right before dawn, which meant that the whole colony was out on the grass. We spent almost two hours watching these adorable animals.Read more