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Life Happens The adventures of Nora Dunn & Kelly Bedford, Professional Hobos. Nora writes, Kelly makes music. Together, we are on a lifelong journey to...wherever.


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Lightning Ridge: Catching Opal Fever

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | Views [14210] | Comments [2]

“When I close my eyes, I see opals,” said Kelly, shaking his head. It seems he has a touch of opal fever. Lightning Ridge and the surrounding areas are famous for its abundance of opals, and in particular the black opal, which can basically ... Read more >

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Lightning Ridge: Past & Present, Outback & Inland

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [4878]

Upon first blush in Lightning Ridge, you may find an opal-mining town with very little to keep you here for more than a day or so. It reeks of an environment trying a touch too hard to be attractive to tourists. The one and only road to leading into ... Read more >

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