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May 27, 2005 - Emerald and Rubyvale

Long drive up to Emerald, although arrived just after lunch as left so early. Visited tourist information and had our lunch on the side of the road (in the van for a change) then carried on to Anakie. Stayed at a proper Aussie campsite, full of keen gem fossickers. This is the closest we will get to the outback! Really cold shivery night and boiling hot day, the winter pj's are on their way out! Did a mine tour in Rubyvale then some gem fossicking. Bought two buckets of "wash" (rubble), sivved it, washed it then routed through to pick out...

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