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December
4
2007

Our Christmas Tree

We went shopping for a Christmas Tree today, our aim was to find one that could be mount securely while driving, a tree that isn’t going to be too intrusive on our limited space, and lighting that was as efficient as possible, so we could light the tree with out concern of adding too much extra load on our batteries system.

Well here it is, «—click here to read more—»

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December
2
2007

Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie is a vibrant town with plenty to offer.

The main industry in outback WA is gold mining, gold mines stretch for many 100s of Ks north and south of Kalgoorlie, however Kalgoorlie being Australia’s largest outback city is known as the heart of the gold fields, and also for one mine in particular, the “Super Pit”.

Super Pit night 1
The Super Pit is right on the edge of the town and is the largest open cut gold mine in Australia. It is currently around 290 metres deep by 1.5 kilometres wide and 4 kilometres long, and is expected to reach 500 meters deep by 2017 at which time it is expected to cease mining. The mine has a free public look out, which we visited both in the day light and night time.

In outer areas of the town there are many old and some current mines scatted all over the «—click here to read more—»

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December
2
2007

Site Update – Photo Album order

I have reversed the order in which sub-albums show within the “Australia – Our Lap” album, this means the newest sub-album will be listed first rather than last. This will make it easier to navigate to new albums as the pages grow.

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