Australia  -- The South
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In the late 1800s, Australia experienced a gold rush. Settlers from all over the world came to Victoria to earn a fortune - or so they thought. Most of them, of course, could barely make ends meet while the government made big bucks. Bendigo's former wealth can still be seen on every corner. The town's most yielding gold mine has guided tours underground.

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Stefan Ihringer
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