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Europe 2018 – Part 2 – Cosmos Tour

  Thursday 9 August Today we start our Cosmos Tour – British Isles in Depth. It will take us around England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Wales and then back to England. Finishing on 1 September. Our first 2 days will be in London. Scroll down to see a day be day update of the tour. We […]

Silverton

Silverton was once a mining town with a population of over 3000, but today it’s only around 50.  The town is 25 km north of Broken Hill and is easily accessible on a good sealed road.  There are plenty of old buildings around, art and craft stores, an old […]

Broken Hill

We visited Broken Hill, the iconic mining city, after staying in Adelaide and visiting Burra.  Silver, lead and zinc have been mined here for over 125 years.  Travel in any direction and it won’t take you long to be in the desert with red soil and pale scrub […]

Burra

As part of our road trip to see the Silo Art Trail and after some time in Adelaide we headed off to Broken Hill via Burra.  Now Burra is a great little town – full of history, churches and a cluster of great stores and places for coffee. […]