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The Opal Beetle, Coober Pedy  

The Opal Beetle, Coober Pedy

There are so many opal shops around Coober Pedy that the shop owners try to come up with a gimmick to attract the attention of potential customers, like this Opal painted Beetle at the entrance.
A Day of Opals

October 6th 2014
The wind today started as a strong Northerly then at about 10.45am swung around to the South. At 11.42am we had a really fierce gust, which Barry checked on his phone and found was 70kph. It raised even more dust than we’d been having for the last few days causing clouds of red dirt to pour down the road behind us and almost completely hiding the hills at the edge of town, which could see clearl ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Coober Pedy

Australian Flag 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
21st January 2020

its noice

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