April 2016: Namadgi National Park

The Namadgi National Park is one of the best-kept secrets in the ACT. Everyone knows about Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower at Black Mountain and the Australian War Memorial, but not the epic national park about 30 short and spectacular minutes’ drive from those attractions.

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Driving along Top Naas Road. Could’ve explored along here for ages!
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At the Namadgi National Park Visitor’s Centre near Tharwa
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Old farm equipment.
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Interactive settler’s hut display. Very cool!
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Quintessential Australian countryside.
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Yet again, the weather came to the party.
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Warning sign at the Booroomba Rocks trailhead.
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On Apollo Road. Stunning!
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Apollo Road rising over the hill.
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Crossing the Gudgenby River.
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Top Naas Road again.
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Literally no one else around. Just us and the mountains.
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Monaro Highway to Cooma and the Snowies is on the far side of those mountains.
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Cattle, poplars and sunshine. Perfect!
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I love cloud patterning.
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Looking up towards Booroomba Rocks from the Apollo Road.
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Views on the Tidbinbilla Road.
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Gibraltar Falls on the Corin Forest Road.
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Looking out from the top of Gibraltar Falls.
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Dusk. My favourite time of the day.
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Poplars and golden sunshine on the road back to Canberra.
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I could look at this view all day.
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To me, this is stereotypical Australian countryside.
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Sun nearly gone. What a magical time!

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