Monthly Archive for August, 2012

Mountains, mates, memories #5.

Mount Darling. Nineteen sixty eight, November, the last month of spring, notorious for serving up wild weather in the high country. It was a dull day when we drove up to the logging camp where we left the vehicles to start the climb up on to the Mount Darling ridge. It was quite easy going […]

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Mountains, mates, memories #4.

Jericho and Red Jacket. Way back in the dream-time just three of us visited one of the early goldfields discovered in 1861-62, the BB Creek and Jordan River field and Red Jacket downstream. The field was extremely rich in alluvial gold, and two reefs were also discovered. There are two versions of the meaning of […]

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