Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[photos] Australia: Lightning Ridge Opals

We also visited Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, named for a famous opal mining area. elisem had a terrific time shopping here.

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We got to see opals being ground, in a nifty demo.

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A closer view.

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Some of their wares.

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Sign by the bathroom. :: covets ::

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There was also a series of terraria in a side room, with various Aussie natives. Some four-legged, some six- or eight-legged. Or more.

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This sadly blurry shot was the only time I'd managed to capture his tongue.

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Another critter.

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And some had lots of legs.

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Woof woof!

As usual, more at the Flickr set.

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