• I hiked through a creepy abandoned gold mine in New Zealand and lived to tell the tale. Take a look inside

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway in Karangahake, New Zealand , follows an old railway line between Paeroa and Waihi.
    The trails also provide access to a historic abandoned gold mine with pitch-black tunnels and train tracks to nowhere.
    The low-impact hike is about two hours from Auckland and worth the trip. Bring a flashlight.
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    On a recent trip to New Zealand, our group stopped about halfway through the drive back to the airport to stretch our legs on a hike. It turned out to be one of the most memorable stops on our...
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