Floriade in Canberra

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This morning the girls and I set off with Nan & Pop for Canberra. For years I’ve been wanting to visit Floriade and I decided it was going to happen this year. We stopped on the way at Tulip Top Gardens. Unforunately the tulips were past their best but it was still very pretty.

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A sausage sandwich was included in the price. I got a delicious veggie pie and donated my (and Christy’s) roll to the others lunch. We sat outside in the sunshine enjoying the flowers.

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From here we went to our apartment so we could unpack the cold foods we’d bought into the fridge, and then headed to Floriade. It was not what I was expecting but we still had a lovely afternoon. We saw the flowers, watched some street performers, enjoyed an ice cream, watch a duck fashion show (yes, you read that right), the girls went to the petting zoo and on a few rides.

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Here’s a photo from the duck fashion show. Poor ducks!!! The girls thought it was wonderful. They also had a duck race.

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I didn’t buy anything here but I had to take a photo.

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Back at the apartment we relaxed, the girls enjoyed a spa bath and we settled in for dinner (homemade pumpkin lasange) and TV – Are you Smarter than a 5th grader is on tonight.

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