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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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Finds while digging.


I do quite often come across unusual things while digging for that yellow stuff. Australia Day had me sweating like crazy, hot and humid. I set up the river sluice and went to dig some of the cobble layer that … 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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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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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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Lost gold mine


A lost gold mine within, ten kilometres of the city centre. Looking for somewhere to take the kids, on the cheap(maybe force some education on them, without them knowing of course!) Right, how do we get there. Pile everyone in … Continue reading

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