Saturday, July 30, 2011
The main drag
This is a south-facing view of part of Northbourne Avenue, the main artery from Civic (and with a few wiggles, it continues over Lake Burley Griffin to Parliament House) north to join with the Federal Highway (which joins the Hume Highway and ends up in Sydney). The cross street straight ahead is Alinga Street, and Infrastructure House, where we were yesterday, is to the left. The arched buildings on the left and right past Alinga Street are the Melbourne and Sydney buildings.
If we ever get a light rail system in Canberra, this is probably where it would go, for this stretch of the journey. And this is how it looks from the same point facing in the opposite direction (north):