Coober Pedy, Australia underground Opal Mines...

Underground in the South Australian opal mining town of Coober Pedy. Luxury hotels, private homes and tourist venues can be found underground in this hot, dry, Australian outback town.

Coober Pedy, Australia: This small town in the middle of nowhere, Australia, is home to some of the strangest houses on Earth. A combination of climactic conditions and the existence of opal mining in the region have literally driven the residents underground. Everything from residences to churches are carved out of the ground as the above images show.

Coober Pedy, Australia: A combination of climactic conditions and the existence of opal mining in the region have literally driven the residents underground. Everything from residences to churches & hotels are carved out of the ground.

Coober Pedy Underground Homes (Coober Pedy/ Australia)

Subversia, Hidden Underground City of the Dragonmen [fiction: "The Dragon's Back" Christian Fantasy Trilogy]

Coober Pedy, South Australia

Opal mines made into homes/churches/stores in the Outback.also where I had heat stroke!

Underground bookstore in Coober Pedy, Australia

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prettybooks: “ Underground bookstore in Coober Pedy, Australia (by DuReMi) ”

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Coober Pedy - An entire town almost underground. of Australia's Opals are mined here

This looks neat and reminds me of a documentary I saw on Coober Pedy Australia, where the whole community lives underground.  As long as you were on the right side of the hill to get the most sunlight I'd love it this house!

This place called, 'Villa Vals' is situated in Switzerland with stunning alpine surroundings, and is designed by Christian Müller Architects and SeARCH. Another place a hobbit could live in. I woke up channeling lord of the rings apparently

Sleep Underground - Down to Erth offers a unique underground living experience that Coober Pedy is famous for.

Reminds me of a hobbit hole Sleep Underground - Down to Erth offers a unique underground living experience that Coober Pedy is famous for.

underground homes in Coober Pedy, Australia because it's so hot.

Underground home. Because of the incredible heat, people live underground at Coober Pedy in outback Australia.

Coober Pedy, South Australia

Coober Pedy, South Australia They literally lived down under due to the heat!


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