Travel Blogs from Boulder, Australia

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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 ...

Day 29 - Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 29 - Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cody55

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First thing this morning Riley and I rode our push bikes. We then went to the information centre in Kalgoorlie. After that we went to Mc Donald's for lunch. We then went to the supermarket. We came out and then went to the car wash to wash the car. We ...

Day 31 Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 31 Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cody55

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First thing this morning we went on the Super Pit tour. We went to their shop and got on the bus to go. First the driver took us through the work shop. We got a photo of a few trucks in a row. After that the driver took as to a lookout across the pit. ...

Day 28 - Harms Lake Rest Area to Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 28 - Harms Lake Rest Area to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cody55

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... the hart of Kalgoorlie. We drove around and then went to the car wash to wash the camper. We then went to the caravan park in Boulder went in and set up. Riley and I then went for a ride around the caravan park. We found a microwave to cook our popcorn ...

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 ...

Day 30 - Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 30 - Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cody55

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In the morning mum and I went for a jog down the street. I then did my school work for the day. After that dad came back from his ride and we cooked pancakes for breakfast. After breakfast we went to a lookout and a tank for the towns water. The fresh ...

Super Pit!, South Boulder, Australie travel blog

Super Pit!

A travel blog entry by mjmj

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Le plus grand trou qu'on ait jamais ...

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 ...

Day 18 Wednesday, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 18 Wednesday

A travel blog entry by judeandstew

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... movies. Looking forward to exploring tomorrow. Places of Interest: Norseman but alas, no Bunnings Accommodation: Discovery Park Boulder Rating: 3.5 Distance Travelled: 620 Fuel Efficiency: 17.9 Full headwind for the journey !! Max Temperature: 26 ...

Day 20 Friday, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 20 Friday

A travel blog entry by judeandstew

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Destination: Boulder Activities: Spent another day touring the sites of this magic city. Travelled on a mini bus to tour the Super Pit in action. Very informative and we both learnt heaps. Massive equipment, very taxing work conditions. The rock ...

Day 19 Thursday, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 19 Thursday

A travel blog entry by judeandstew

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... of rubbernecking. Our first stop was the Information Centre followed by a tour of the Goldfields Museum. We then travelled back to Boulder to gander at the absolutely stunning Town Hall which was so very similar to the Albert Hall. Drove up to the Super ...

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. ...

Kalgoorlie - big history - great place, Kalgoorlie-Boulder , Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie - big history - great place

A travel blog entry by john_rutherford

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Four hour drive up to Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Stopped for morning tea at Norseman. Went up to the lookout and viewed the mines from afar.  . Then we got to Boulder and made our contribution to the business industry by getting 4 new tyres. Again we went ...

When in Rome..., Boulder, Australia travel blog

When in Rome...

A travel blog entry by kcopp12

Given that we were in gold country we decided to go on a fossicking tag a long tour today. Up bright and early we met our guide, Mark, and headed north from Kalgoorlie to Broad Arrow, a gold mining lease. After getting the low down on how to use the ...

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 ...

The Outback Way Australias longest short cut, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

The Outback Way Australias longest short cut

A travel blog entry by chrisandjanet

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... corrugation. We were headed for an Aboriginal Community called Dockers River which is on the border between Northern Territories, and Western Australia, and marks the divide between crap track, and really crap track. It is about 260k, and although we were ...

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 ...

A man-made wonder, visible from space!, Kalgoorlie Boulder, Australia travel blog

A man-made wonder, visible from space!

A travel blog entry by carmenwerner1

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Next stop- Kalgoorlie Boulder After having been squashed in like sardines at the last camping place we appreciated to be able to choose our own site, large with a concrete slab. There also was a herb-garden outside the camp-kitchen that any gourmet chef ...

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