Elijah mountain gem mine

As a child all I wanted to do was be a grown up, as a grown up all I want to do is have childish fun. So you can imagine my excitement when I discovered a local tourist attraction where you pan for gems.


Kaine showing me the ropes, he’s a experienced little miner. Look how happy he is.

WP_20150712_944You buy gems by the bucket load, the gems are hidden by mine dirt, you scoop the mine dirt into your pan and the fun begins.

WP_20150712_4911Before your very eyes, gems appear. Ok so this is absolutely a childish way to spend a afternoon but I loved it.

WP_20150712_7653My hoard for the afternoon. Once you have finished you can browse the shop which sells antiques and gems with some strange bits in between.

C__Data_Users_DefApps_AppData_INTERNETEXPLORER_Temp_Saved Images_b6955e601d67e9082ecbfba2e5b9aa19I had just as much fun shopping as I did panning for gems, the shop was an Aladdins cave of all things I wanted but never knew I did.


My inner child is smiling from ear to ear.


1 Comment

  1. July 14, 2015 / 10:37 pm

    Wonderful post…I like your blog.^^
    Maybe follow each other on bloglovin?
    Let me know follow you then back.
    Lovely greets Nessa

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