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Five Explore the Goldfields

September 22nd 2018
OK, the idea was to find gold , but when we looked at the conditions that the gold miners endured we had second thoughts so we would just be tourists and visit the mining museums and learn lots about it ... but always keeping your eyes peeled in case there was a glint of gold at your feet. From the GunBarrel Highway we were back in Wiluna as there were big celebration with the opening ceremony fo ... read more
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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
23rd September 2018

Country Pubs
The centre of many country towns in Oz...where the locals gather and chew the fat. Gotta love the country pubs.
23rd September 2018

Pubs ad iron
Pubs certainly seemed to be the heart of the communities , didn’t see too many churches which are often the centre of villages / towns in Europe . And I guess corrugated iron was plentiful , cheap easy to transport and workable so it came in very handy for these migrant workers .

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