St Bathans

St Bathans, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from St Bathans

St Bathans Travel Blogs (3)
Heart of the South, St Bathans, New Zealand travel blog

Heart of the South

A travel blog entry by thelees

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It was a bit of a mission to get onto the Otago Central Rail Trail but so glad we made the detour. It is, after all, one of the "101 Must-do's for Kiwis". It's literally in the middle of nowhere. A part of the country famous (or is that notorious?) for ...

Old Gold Town, St Bathans, New Zealand travel blog

Old Gold Town

A travel blog entry by mel_and_si

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... sluicing of a nearby hill...which has now disappeared with the ravages of time and the merciless hunt for gold. Many people perished at this gold site, mostly Chinese that were conscripted to work in New Zealand, as well as Irish, Welsh, British and ...

St. Bathans, St. Bathans, Otago, New Zealand travel blog

St. Bathans

A travel blog entry by kafebludd

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This is a town used to be a mining town.  Some 100 years ago, the mine was abandoned, and all that is left is the dead-quiet, and the chemical-colored lake (in which, we are informed, people HAVE gone swimming...).  The water in the town is ...