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Farewell, Canberra. Hello, New Zealand.

Lake Burley Griffin

So long, Canberra, you bird-dominated and oddly quiet little artificial city on an artificial lake.

I went for a jog last night through the city center and saw maybe a dozen people. Somewhere in the distance a band was playing a low-energy cover of David Bowie’s “Heros”. The air was warm and humid and smelled nice, and little blue birds fluttered through the park around Lake Burley Griffin. Somehow, it all kind of summed up the Canberra experience.

I have no idea when I’ll next have internet access and time to blog. Right now, I’m looking forward to a couple of days of being able to relax and play and sleep in.