Canberra: Capital City of Australia – A Bicycle Tour

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Parliament House, Canberra, Australia

Welcome to Canberra, Capital City of Australia!

“Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia’s largest inland city and the eighth-largest Australian city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory at the northern tip of the Australian Alps, the country’s highest mountain range. As of June 2022, Canberra’s estimated population was 456,692.” –

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Old Parliament House

“As the seat of the Government of Australia, Canberra is home to many important institutions of the federal government, national monuments and museums. This includes Parliament House, Government House, the High Court building and the headquarters of numerous government agencies. It is the location of many social and cultural institutions of national significance such as the Australian War Memorial, the Australian National University, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian Institute of Sport, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the National Library. The city is home to many important institutions of the Australian Defence Force including the Royal Military College Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy. It hosts all foreign embassies in Australia as well as regional headquarters of many international organisations, not-for-profit groups, lobbying groups and professional associations.”

Canberra, Australia: A Bicycle Tour Video

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Welcome to Old Parliament House Gardens

In this video, JOM and LGC (Lady Gravel Cyclist) randomly ride about the Australian Capital City of Canberra. Recorded on December 29, 2023, the area was sleepy during the period between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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One can spend hours strolling throughout the gardens

Reminder: ALWAYS BE A STEWARD FOR GRAVEL CYCLING: Respect the roads, respect the locals, respect the land, respect your fellow cyclists.

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Public entrance to Old Parliament House
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Rose Patronage Garden
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These ladies were significant firsts in Australian Parliament
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LGC posts with Dame Dorothy Tangney & Dame Enid Lyons
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Anyone for tennis?
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Australian Treasury Building

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