With its ties to politics, planning and public servants and its lack of beaches, big city nightlife and soul, Canberra is often overlooked as being Sydney and Melbourne’s less exciting little sister. But dig a little deeper and Canberra may not be as boring as you think… Find out today why not.
In winter the weather is stable. -1 at night and +10 at noon.
The sky is blue and the sun is there. Not many clouds, and when they cover the sun it becomes chilly very quickly.
So everybody wears proper wear. It is rather easy to have it a proper way when the weather is chilly almost all the time.
In Melbourne there is a saying “Get lost in Melbourne”. I think it literally happens when you are in Canberra. There are so many roundabouts (called “circles” by some Canberrians) that your head starts going round very quickly.
A nice crispy morning. We are landing. Nice change in a landscape – now it is nicely “wavy” – hills, many hills, with trees, no “bold spots” of land. But the colour… all is light brown. Ground is brown, trees are brown.