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... underground mine tours where we learnt about the hard work that miners put in, in their quest for riches and also learnt about a huge nugget that was discovered in the Red Hill mine. The hologram re-enactment of this discovery really showed the kids how exciting it would have been for the hardworking miners.
Harry was chosen by the trooper to have a go at getting out of his handcuffs and Harry surprised him by just unclipping them. We had to block our ears as the trooper ...
... Hill wasn't too bad in all, we wandered from place to place for most of the day and still didn't make it to everything. The kids seemed to enjoy it but some of the things were too old for them. Rather than go into all the details of what there was there are a few explanations attached to the photos.
By the end of the day everyone was over it all so we went home for a quick tea and into bed. On Sunday we were planning on heading to Melbourne.
Today we are at Melbourne.First we stayed in the caravan and played with our toys.Next we had a swim, it was fun.Then we had some lunch and then we went out.We went to Lygon street It's like this mini Italy. We looked around and had some Gelato. We had it in ...
Friday 9th March
Went shopping today with Andy to get a gas cylinder for the BBQ as we plan to use it tomorrow when Elissa's dad John and his family come for lunch.
Saturday 10th March
We met Elissa's family today and had a lovely few hours together, including a very good barbie. Bethany, aged 10, played really well with Noah and Amelie which kept them well occupied for the afternoon.