Tag: Broken Hill

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 […]