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School’s Out, We’re Off {Mummy Mondays}

I am writing this weeks Mummy Mondays from the Black Opal capital of the world, Lightning Ridge.
I don’t know what I expected when we got here but the first stand out thing beside the fact it is opal country, is that all the signs around town are very punny.

Warrumbungles National Park Lightning Ridge

We broke the kids out of school a couple of days early so we could go on a camping adventure from Hunter Valley to Lightning Ridge and anywhere else that grabs our attention on our travels. You can read more about the trip itinerary here.

We are on day 3 and so far so good, well that is if you don’t count me breaking the bracket on our camper trailer drawer on day one and me also breaking the charging plug for our radio. I seem to be on a roll when it comes to damaging things, accidentally of course!

kids fossicking for opals Lightning Ridge

We took an opal mine tour and it was fantastic. The kids got a chance to do some fossicking which was pretty cool.

family at warrumbungles Lightning Ridge

I apologise to the bloggers that I didn’t get a chance to visit that linked up last week, I will pop over and show some love to each and every blog when I get home.

How are you spending your school holidays?

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  1. 10/04/2017 / 7:32 am

    We have one more week of school before the holidays start, so I am making the most of it, haha!

  2. 10/04/2017 / 8:08 am

    Have a great time away as I know how much you were looking forward to it. Blog comments can wait LOL!! We lived in the outback further west of Lightening Ridge for two years teaching kids in a small school right up near the NSW QLD border. Sure is different country there!!

  3. 10/04/2017 / 9:08 am

    Oh how fun! To be honest, camping is not my thing but I do love the idea of it!

    What a fascinating part of the world to visit. Definitely on my list.

  4. 10/04/2017 / 10:07 am

    Enjoy your camping trip and I look forward to hearing more about it.

  5. 10/04/2017 / 12:43 pm

    What an awesome trip for your family to go on! The fossicking in particular would have been fun! Have a great time creating family memories 🙂

  6. 10/04/2017 / 3:06 pm

    Your holidays look like fun!
    We are off to Melbourne for the Easter break…yay!!

  7. inthegoodbooksblog ( Michelle)
    11/04/2017 / 6:33 am

    Enjoy your time away, and Happy Easter!!!

  8. 11/04/2017 / 2:12 pm

    Have a fantastic time and Happy Easter to you and yours! Hope it’s wonderful 🙂

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