The light of the rising sun melts into the clouds, blanketing the surface of Lake Burley Griffin in soft pinks.

The light of the rising sun melts into the clouds, and blankets the surface of Lake Burley Griffin in soft pinks. Photo: Paul Jurak

5.47am: What a stunning sunrise! If we were overseas and witnessed a sunrise like this we would be raving about it for weeks. How lucky are we to have it right here on our doorstep .

“There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.” Jo Walton

Have you been up for the sunrise lately? Check out Lake View for more photos.