Hi from the opal field at White Cliffs June 17th 2010 Hi all
We have enjoyed 3 days here at White Cliffs. The lunar landscape is very like Coober Pedy and most people have underground houses in the 3 hills that surround the town. We have spent 2 afternoons fossicking for opals. We had really good luck the first day, and found quite a bit of colour. We have a small coffee jar full of mostly smaller pieces. It was fun looking.
The four days we spent ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Wilcannia Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more