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Aug 24, 2009 - Sunday 23rd August

23rd August Up with the birds in Leonora, pretty good smallish caravan park with a lot of guests. From a quick drive around the town it would appear the town has certainly prospered in the resources boom. There seems to be an air of confidence about the place. After our “Cooks” tour we drove back out to Gwalia for a bit more exploring, didn’t get to see it all yesterday…..a fascinating place, considered by some to be a real “ghost” town. Took a few more photos. The mine closed in Dec 1963 and literally overnight the population dropped...

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