Ibis Styles Mt Isa Verona
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... br> Headed back to the caravan and spent the day relaxing and catching up with bits and pieces.
Chloe has had a stomach ache for 4 days now, which I believe is to do with growing pains but we thought we'd better check is out before we headed further West, so up to the hospital we went. Took a photo of emergency, it was so clean and they even had a huge playroom for the kids which was well organised. Couldn’t fault ...
... surrounding landscape.
In town we went down the Hard Times Mine. This mine was made solely for tourists. We donned our orange overalls, belt, gumboots and hard hat and toured the mine for two and half hours. No photos were allowed.
The underground hospital was interesting to see. It was built after Darwin was bombed during the Second World War but never used. It was restored forty years ago and a Tent House was moved next to it in 2013.
The intention had been to catch up with a few places we missed on the way over, but, it became a push back into Queensland. However, as we approached the border, the Territory showed us a bit of what we will be missing until the next visit.
Then we were off to Mount Isa. We were going to find some free camps, but ....
We stayed in a most unactactive van park in a most unattractive site. But the managers were lovely and ...
... hospital museum. It was built after Darwin was bombed by the Japanese during WWII as a response by the locals to the fear that they would be next (it's only a mere 1307km away). The hospital was never used because (surprise surprise) the Japanese never bombed Mt Isa. Back at the caravan park the kids cracked the ice on the pool while Jane and Simon cooked the next 3 days of dinners in the camp kitchen (ah, we love the camp kitchen). ...
... so Hayley took the older children to Mt Isa to look around while back at camp Martin walked along the creek bed with his camera. Julia and I fed the pigs then she continued playing with the dogs. I think she is suffering from canine deprivation. Later Norman, Martin and I took the BMW and returned to the stock camp ( about 45 mins drive away). We were hoping to see the branding but it had finished by the time we got there. ...