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Exploring Mount Taylor

  One of my favourite Canberra adventures is visiting the many nature reserves and hiking trails. Mount Taylor had been on my list for a while and is part of the Canberra Nature Park.   It was such a perfect Friday for a morning out in nature and there were plenty of feeding kangaroos and… Continue reading Exploring Mount Taylor

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Aranda Forest Walk

Friday was a gorgeous day, the sun was out but it was a very chilly twelve degrees. My colleague Abby and I met up (with her new dog Muddy) and planned to walk Mount Painter, but due to a wrong turn we ended up doing the Aranda Forest trail. Image courtesy of Friends of Aranda… Continue reading Aranda Forest Walk

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Mount Stromlo Observatory

A few weeks ago Bob and I visited the Observatory at Mount Stromlo in Canberra. We have both always been fascinated with all things space and this place was pure magic. The scenery was exquisite, with the rolling hills and vast view of bushland was truly beautiful. In 2003 a horrendous bushfire tore through the… Continue reading Mount Stromlo Observatory