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Wow, Anita the tour guide was fantastic, what a character. Very passionate about Amigos castle, and lightning ridge itself. Amigo himself and Anita are mining partners, they mine in the summertime. Anita is the voice for Amigo as he prefers his privacy these days, but...More
Oh my gosh! What did this man is something incredible!
we spent a couple of hours with Amigo and Anita! Amigo is an italian Super hero!
and.. he comes from the same town as me in Italy, TREVISO!!!!!
we spoke italian and we had great...More
What an amazing building and a amazing man who is building and we were lucky enough to meet him and have a great chat to him about his building and his life in lighting ridge.His building and what he's doing reminded us of Jose paranella...More
What a fantastic and unique place, castle built out of stones and cement, all done by hand by one Italian man!!
AWESOME job and what a monumental effort!!!!!
A must see and do if in lightning Ridge.
I had heard so much about this place, and went there two days, and both times it was closed. No signs to say when it would reopen. Looked as if it had not been open for a while. I took some pics from outside the...More
Thought we were just going to walk around an old empty castle but out jumps Anita who is the spokeswoman for Amigo, shes an outback character herself and tells the story of the castle and Amigo who still lives onsite and came out to say...More
Quite a sad story, but what an amazing job he did.
Anita does a wonderfull job telling the story of the castle and we even saw Amigo himself there.
Would have been simply stunning if he was able to finish the build