1st June 2021
The first order of business today was laundry, we were all running out of clean clothes so after a shower all the washing went into a machine and on the line – this park had plenty of hanging space.
Our first trip was to the Living Desert Sculptures. Two surprises, the first was “No Dogs”, the second was the $6 p/p entry fee to see eroded and worn out sculptures – the soft rock they were carved from has not worn well over the years and were unrecognisable compared to their original form or even when I last visited them. Something else I can add to my “Do Not Bother Visiting Again” list.
We then drove out to visit Silverton, the silver mining town about 20km outside Broken Hill, the kids particularly wanted to visit the Mad Max 2 museum there which was full of memorabilia from the movie. We drove round town (it is very small) before calling in at the Silverton Hotel for lunch.
This was followed by a quick visit to the Miner’s Memorial on top of a massive slag heap overlooking the town.
We returned to the Caravan Park just in time to get the washing off the line before a shower of rain hit.
Later I drove to get fuel for the much longer trip planned for tomorrow and pick up KFC for dinner.