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Platypus and gold.


I’ve just returned from a day trip digging gold. Got a few small pieces of gold, but most interesting was the Platypus, that tried to sneak pasted me when I wasn’t watching. The Platypus was having a hard time getting … Continue reading

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Golden Escape In Queensland.


A quick two day break….. A lot of buckets of gravel….. A couple of blisters…. Made some new friends….. Found some colour….. The chunky pieces are 0.2 grams each. Maybe the blue stone is a sapphire, maybe not. Plenty of … Continue reading

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Durikai Fossicking Area.


Holiday break at Christmas is a great time to get out for a dig. This year has been pleasantly cool, with the temperatures below 30 degrees most of the time. I’ve been out for two days so far. Loving it. … 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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Life’s a Beach.


I’ve just had an enjoyable weekend away. Camping beside the beach and just relaxing. I stretched it into a three day weekend, by getting away Friday afternoon. I need time to relax and watch the moon rise and the light … 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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