Comfort Inn CooberPedy Experience
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... out an underground bookshop.
Under the motel is a museum and bar. It seems to go on forever and you have to wonder how it doesn't all cave in. The museum has lots of photos of houses being dug and information about opal mining. Apparently it's all guesswork as to where the opal is underground - dig a hole and hope for the best!
A refreshing drink at the underground bar before going back to solid ground for a pizza. For the record, emu pizza not so great!
... the windows like every other shop in town.
Interestingly there are only 12 opal miners left in Cooper Pedy now and about half of these have open cut mines. There are still some other people who 'noodle' for opals, or search the mullock heaps left behind from old mines. Millions of years ago all of central Australia was an inland sea and as well as opals they are finding a lot ...
... it seems this state is way behind in catering for the RV market - no toilets at rest stops and limited dump point facilities.
Was a lovely quiet night under the brilliant desert stars all except for the kamikaze bugs. I even had one moth fly into the gas flame and after we went to bed there were still little bugs coming in - they must have had a secret place to get in. ...
... a shower. I felt really
dirty so went the whole hog and had a 40 cent shower! The pool was also unusual
which consisted of a circular in ground
pool contained in the middle of what appeared to be a huge water storage tank.
In the morning we arranged for a tour of the town. It seems
we were the only ones on the tour so felt a little special having the tour
guide Rudi all to ourselves.
Rudi was ...
... room and cellar all underground and the bathroom and a huge living room, complete with indoor pool, above ground. As the day went on the wind got stronger and stronger and very gusty. It was funny as we walked around the dugouts we could hear the wind howling through the vents that go up to the surface. We then drove around and had a look at the Anglican Church which is a more simple structure but still quite incredible with a huge open room with ...