Travel Blogs from Boulder, Australia

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'Put him on a plane..', Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

'Put him on a plane..'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... fashion screeching to a halt in the ute outside arrivals, gave him a quick squeeze for his mum and we chugged back to Boulder, where he started work immediately with yours truly setting up the sound and lighting rig for a swish event at the local town ...

Two weeks, two wheels.., Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Two weeks, two wheels..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... Australia, taking in Albany, Denmark and the magic of Margaret River before rolling up wearily into Perth. This corner of Australia is stunning - a well kept secret they reckon - so it should make for an interesting ride, especially considering the ...

'Some People are Douche Bags..', Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

'Some People are Douche Bags..'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'No, not the bike!' I thought it was egg at first. It had run all down the windshield and down on to the fairing. Obviously some piss-head walking home or just some A-hole who wanted to spite the owner of a shiny new motorbike. But it wasn't egg. ...

Dickhead Central, Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Dickhead Central

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... here in Boulder. This is the big driving force I was talking about. Take a look. It's the largest open-cast mine in Australia and is absolutely stupid in size. The tiny dump trucks you can see down there are those giant goliath machines that make cars ...

'Hard' times.., Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

'Hard' times..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... away effortlessly. There's so much money flying around here you can almost smell it in the air. Kalgoorlie is without doubt Australia's 'Vegas', and with their food, accommodation and expenses covered (and the staggering rate of pay they get) these boys ...

Can you hear me now?, Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Australia travel blog

Can you hear me now?

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... the back of the bike; an excitable and inquisitive trip to see the 'World's best beaches' down in a remote corner of Western Australia; and more redneck tales that will leave you dazed. Until then, crack a coldie and grow a grin.. Woz.. (Dan, ...

A Detour... North.., Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

A Detour... North..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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Day Twenty-five: - Norseman - Mandilla - Kalgoorlie 'Perth? Well don't count on it, you might get stuck here yet..' It was a bit of a decision but we ended up taking the road north. Norseman, after all is basically just a T-junction between ...

Leaving Feralsville, Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Leaving Feralsville

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... is far from what you'd expect from such an insignificant and harmless looking creature. Like many of the other creatures in Australia they seem to have evolved way beyond their original design and purpose, into - in this case - very durable incessant ...

Trying to live harmoniously with rednecks, Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Trying to live harmoniously with rednecks

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'Heat delirium - a state of aggressive (often violent) mental agitation caused by the prolonged exposure to excessive relentless heat..' Current temp: early forties, approaching fifties (°C). It's been a bit of a game trying to convey what it's ...

NIVEAU?, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

NIVEAU?

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

Wilkommen in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, dem Goldmienenimperium in Australien,velleicht meinem zukuenftigen Arbeitsplatz fuer ie naechsten 1 1/2 Jahre oder auch einem ziemlich schmutzigem Fleckchen. Kalgoorlie hat ungefaehr 30000 Einwohner, 50 Meter breite ...

Preparation, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Preparation

A travel blog entry by tourdeoz

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Well I had a horrid night sleep, caravan park lights and tents don't mix, it was daylight all night, went to Coffee Club for brekky, had a brekky wrap and a coffee, next door was Woolworth's, got some supplies, then went to the airport to ...

Kalgoorlie- Ogromna kopalnia zlota, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie- Ogromna kopalnia zlota

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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... stany. Ale przygoda! Przyejechalismy dzisiaj 560km i nawet tego nie poczulismy, tak jestesmy nakreceni. Nocujemy dzisiaj w Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Jest to piekne, stare blizniacze miasteczko o bujnej historii zwiazanej z poszukiwaniem i wydobyciem zlota. Cale ...

There's gold in them thar hills!, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

There's gold in them thar hills!

A travel blog entry by markgemmell

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... it's home to the 'Golden Mile,' the nickname for the main road - Hannan St, it's where the largest open cut gold mine in Australia is (the aptly named Super Pit and it's got a whole street of legalized brothels... Yep I was as shocked as you are, finding ...

Looking for gold - or a door handle will do!, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Looking for gold - or a door handle will do!

A travel blog entry by kyser

Ah, another change of plan - what a surprise! Until we drove out of the gate at Fraser Range, I still thought we were going to Esperance. That's where Paddy's new credit card is headed, but he has obviously started to enjoy being a kept man. We found out ...

Der Goldrausch hat uns, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Der Goldrausch hat uns

A travel blog entry by nadja-silu

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... Nullarbor Wüste wären wir sehr gespannt gewesen, doch so haben wir immerhin die Möglichkeit, die Goldgräberstadt Kalgoorlie-Boulder etwas auszukundschaften. Wir nutzen die Gelegenheit und schauen uns noch einmal das Super Pit an. Wie erwartet ist es ...

Kalgoorlie - big and rich mining town, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie - big and rich mining town

A travel blog entry by eremita

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... the caravan park and drove to see the mentioned above reservoir and the biggest town attraction – The Super Pit. It is a biggest in Australia gold mining pit that is 1.5 km wide, 3.8 km long and 600 meters deep. There is a special lookout to see the ...

Local chapter meet, Boulder Creek , Australia travel blog

Local chapter meet

A travel blog entry by danielsdomain

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We headed up to Boulder creek for the weekend with the Mackay CMCA chapter, had a great time,    While there, we had a visit from the crew from Caravan & Motorhome magazine ...

3 nights at Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Boulder, Australia travel blog

3 nights at Kalgoorlie/Boulder

A travel blog entry by mike_margaret

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... he invited us to his caravan for boerewors, sadza (Mielie pap) and relish!  Over the couple of days in Boulder/Kalgoorlie we had an interesting time looking at the beautiful old historic buildings of Kalgoorlie but sadly the ones in Boulder ...

Vom Ozean ins Outback, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Vom Ozean ins Outback

A travel blog entry by mir2

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... Reise ins rote Zentrum an. Ziel war es, die rund 400 Kilometer in die drittgrösste Stadt von Western Australia, Kalgoorlie Boulder, zurückzulegen. Da unterwegs kaum Sehenswertes auf uns wartete, fuhren wir – abgesehen von ein paar ...

Motorhomes everywhere, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Motorhomes everywhere

A travel blog entry by goanna-geoff

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Welcome to Kalgoorlie. We have been at the Rally site since Monday. Somewhere around 800 motorhomes on site. We traveled from Leonora with some motorhomers,  Colin, June, Bob, Rose, Leon & Brenda who adopted us at the Leonora sports ground. ...

Gold fever, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Gold fever

A travel blog entry by maggiepa12

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Kalgoorlie is a much bigger town than I imagined, with all the usual services.  The mines are amazing, for gold, silver, zinc and lots of other things.  There are simply mines everywhere for hundreds of miles, but even so there is a downturn in ...

Gold Dust, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Gold Dust

A travel blog entry by jenny_albie

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We left Cape Le Grand nice and early so we could get to Kalgoorlie in one day. Once again the wind had picked up and it was a strong cross wind. On the way we stopped in Norseman for fuel and then continued north to Kalgoorlie where we arrived for a late ...

Kalgoorlie Motor Home Rally, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Motor Home Rally

A travel blog entry by gwenandron

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We entered the gates of the Oasis Centre in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, where our 26th National CMCA Rally was held, on Friday, October 7, after stocking up with more drugs to cure my 'wog' and help Ron sleep!  Beautiful grounds, very level and lovely green ...

Kalgoorlie : Red & Gold, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie : Red & Gold

A travel blog entry by slowcoach

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Hi everyone we went up to Kalgoorlie for a week we didnt go in slowcoach as kalgoorlie is over 400kms n/w of Esperance & the fuel bill would of been high.so we packed up the 4WD with food water pitstop & bedding. Kalgoorlie can be summed up in 2 ...

sunrise and troppo, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

sunrise and troppo

A travel blog entry by offexploring

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hey guys, this the travel pod one. there is not much to write as i just wrote and all i have done so far is fly and drive in. oh, yeah, the attraction. Uncle Coota is the nickname given to our CEO. its abit of a joke at hte pub in kalgoorlie and perth ...

DAY 134 -  FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER – ESPERANCE T, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 134 - FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER – ESPERANCE T

A travel blog entry by djross

Today we are moving on to Kalgoorlie, so we were up and organised early. I did some washing and put on the line as it was a little windy, I hoped it would dry before we left. We then had breakfast and packed up the van. Once we were packed we headed down ...

DAY 135 -  SATURDAY 6TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLI, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 135 - SATURDAY 6TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLI

A travel blog entry by djross

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... town. On the drive in we remembered why the hotel last night had scaffolding around it. In April this year, the Kalgoorlie-Boulder area was hit by a 5.0 magnitude earthquake. This resulted in a lot of the older buildings being damaged, one being the hotel ...

Bandicoot / Bilby experience, Boulder Creek, Australia travel blog

Bandicoot / Bilby experience

A travel blog entry by c-in-oz

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... there. Once again we travelled the back roads which were very scenic and almost devoid of other vehicle traffic. What a great location has Boulder Creek camping area turned out to be. Alongside of the camping area is a running creek with a setting in a ...

DAY 137 -  MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

DAY 137 - MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER – KALGOORLIE

A travel blog entry by djross

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... nbsp;                 Fuel Cost at Kalgoorlie-Boulder  $1.219 ...

Ready to leave at 7.30am!!!, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Ready to leave at 7.30am!!!

A travel blog entry by judmat

Hyped up and ready to leave at 7.30am!! ...

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