The Lightning Ridge opal outback is a fascinating place..... it has it's own unique character and magic! It is famous for the renowned "Black Opal", a precious and highly valued gemstone.
Each person has their own perception of a place and what makes it interesting to them.
What did you find most interesting at Lightning Ridge ?
Do you have a story (and a photo!) that you would like to share with us and our opal visitors !
When you write your Lightning Ridge Opal Story it will be put onto your very own webpage with it's own URL address - one that you can email to family and friends and let them drop in and see your Lightning Ridge opal story! Make good use of the Social Network button at the bottom of your webpage and showcase your story through My Space, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! Buzz etc..
If you do'nt have a photo, we can either leave your page as it is or find a photograph that will enhance your story. (It's your personal webpage, so if you do not want, or like a photo - let us know.)
If you are not comfortable or familiar with writing stories, we will help "tidy up" any bits that require it - but you will find that once you get started, a story will usually take on a life of it's own and write itself !
Visitors can also contribute a comment of their own to your webpage in relation to your story.
(Note: we will always edit out any negative or inappropriate comments.)
Map of Opal Mining Areas
You will be asked to set your email Notification details. You do not need to give your email address - but as your submission has it's own URL address, it does allow us to email the URL of your submission to you. It is highly recommended so that you can easily locate your own webpage at any future time.
Your email does not appear on your webpage or anywhere else on our website.
It will be used to only tell you when and where your contribution is published.
Please note : You cannot add any HTML Code through the following form.
Photographs should be a maximum of 800 x 600 pix.
Tell us your story of an interesting place at Lightning Ridge that you came across and what impressed you the most about it - and why?
Do you have a photo to go with your story? Upload it...put it on your own webpage.