A Day in Opal Country
Trip Start Apr 27, 2008
21Trip End May 28, 2008
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From there our German friend took us to an underground church. This was a bit unsettling for me as I had the added fear of a cave in to the typical fear of lightening strike when entering such establishments. The risk was well worth it though as they did a spectacular job in constructing it.
After the tour within the confines of the town proper it was off to the desert and surrounding hills to see the longest fence in the world and the beautiful hills. The fence of course is the dingo fence which separates the undeveloped outback from the farm and grazing country.
We then headed back into town and saw the thousands of bore pits and the local golf club. I don't know if this is a serious capitalist venture but I suspect it is another Aussie joke.
The rest of the day was spent relaxing, shopping, and exploring the town's shops. That night we had a "Steam Boat Dinner". Basically fondue with boiling water instead of oil or cheese. It was excellent with all types of seafood and Chinese style noodles provided as well as an egg to hard boil. A chili sauce and a soy sauce were provided for dipping. It was a fantastic meal.
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