Category Archives: travel

One Ounce of Gold.


It has taken five years, a lot of digging, a lot of traveling, and a lot of time. But I’ve got there…. finally. The great “Troy Ounce”. If I can add a little more to make up for the impurities…. … Continue reading

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Where to Gold Pan? ( North )


There are a few locations around Brisbane to try gold panning. All require a road trip of at least three hours travel time. These spots are designated fossicking areas or allow fossicking as an activity, on their properties. First I’ll … Continue reading

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Old Mine.


This site is right beside the road. I’ve drove past many times and have not seen the mine. A photo opportunity, I had to take. Mine workings, with miners hut. Does not get better than that. Inside the hut are … Continue reading

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Weekend Dig.


Just been away for the weekend. Travelled to Durikai Forest area for a dig, with a friend. We left early on Saturday morning, travelling ┬áthree hours to our location, west of Warwick. Booking into the camp ground, we headed to … Continue reading

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Heading Out.


Last weekend end, I got an invite to head out with a friend for a dig. Destination….SECRET. Well, until we find some gold. I had to suffer through being in scenery like this. Right, I know. How do I put … Continue reading

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Weekend Gold.


Last weekend broke a gold drought for me. Things had been quiet for a while, whether it has been the heat, or just lack of effort on my behalf. The last six months or so, had produced little in the … Continue reading

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Muntapa Tunnel.


An abandoned rail tunnel. Dug by hand, over a hundred years ago. The longest single bore tunnel in Australia, passing through The Great Dividing Range, from east to west. Five metres high and four and a half metres wide, 287 … Continue reading

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