Winter trip downunder 2013-14 travel blog

There were many bridges to cross and a 1.2km very dimly lit...

It was quite spooky cycling through as you could not see the...

View of the industrial site from outside the kilns showing mother nature...

A pleasant spot for picnic lunch on the way


We cycled from Paeroa along the Hauraki rail trail through Karangahake gorge for about 10 miles to see Voctoria Battery. This is the remains of where they used to process all the rock mined to extract the gold and there is a type of museum and remains of the huge industrial site where they managed to extract 90 % of the gold from the rocks.



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