In its heyday Broken Hill’s mines made the place a busy boomtown, full of people and hustle and bustle. Where there were thirsty miners, there were establishments built to slake their thirst. This wasn’t one of them.
The Palace Hotel was built by the Temperance Movement in 1889 to establish a place for fine dining and coffee.
Another grand old building in Broken Hill: The Old Royal Hotel.
To view other “Royal Hotels” visit Joan’s collection.
[I note that as at November 22, 2012, Broken Hill’s Old Royal Hotel is for sale if you’d like to operate a Royal Hotel.]
Welcome back. Well, the process to replace a failed disk enclosure was long and tedious. 99.9% of the time was spent backing up 2 terabytes (2000 gigabytes) of data (twice), restoring it, and backing it up again. At long last we’re back on the air.
Now we continue this year’s Outback trip !
This striking building is the headquarters the labour union movement that had tremendous influence on the running of Broken Hill.