Day 35 - Lightning Ridge
Trip Start Sep 07, 2010
91Trip End Jan 31, 2011
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Saw a big black pig cross the road with a tribe of piglets in tow. Bit slow with the camera.
We stopped at Hebel (pronounced Heebel we were told) for a coffee and a banana muffin on recommendation of some people that we met along the way. A young couple have done up an old store and they provide a really nice little respite from the driving. There are only a few buildings in town so not much else to look at.
There are 3 van parks at the Ridge. we stayed at the one which is attached to the pub. We checked out the bush camp outside town but thought it could be a problem if it rained so decided that it would be best to stop in town.
Went for a long walk around town and out to the aerodrome in the afternoon. Will arrange to do a tour tomorrow to get an idea about how the opal mining works.