Monday, December 16, 2013

Ghost Miners

One of many details about an incredibly deep gold mine in Africa:

On the illegal, or "ghost," miners who steal from the Mponeng mine
They spend such a long time underground ... that their skin turns gray. They get this ghostly pallor and the reason they stay down for a long time is that it's very difficult to get in and out. Even though they [have] infiltrated [past] the mine's security, it's still not a cake walk.