Jeff Paraglia, amateur gold prospector
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Californian drought reveals goldmine for hopeful holidaymakers

As California struggles through the third year of its worst drought for more than a century, for some it is a golden opportunity to make extra money.

Low water levels in creeks and rivers have exposed new areas for amateur prospectors to try their luck digging for gold.

BBC Mundo's Jaime Gonzalez spent a day with some of them.

  • 08 Sep 2014
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