Travel Blogs from Caiguna, Australia

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The Bone Collector, Caiguna, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

The Bone Collector

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... some wholesome, lairy characters. A team of four railway engineers who travel around these lonesome outposts servicing the electrics of Australia's remotest railways. We ended up back at their cabin and got blind. They were proper strineys too and so ...

Ceduna - Caiguna 835kms, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Ceduna - Caiguna 835kms

A travel blog entry by paulandlin

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... Australia where nearly immediately we are pulled over by the police....Random breath test and licence check (the difference! over in South Australia everyone seems to be drinking and driving)- Lin gets a zero on the breath test and on we go another ...

Rettilineo, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Rettilineo

A travel blog entry by planetvale

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... in un aeroporto! Superata Balladonia, incontriamo il cartello che ci avvisa che stiamo per percorrere il rettilineo piu' lungo d'Australia, e probabilmente uno dei piu' lunghi del mondo. Volante che non si muove di una virgola e acceleratore piantato sui ...

Baxter Rest Area, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Baxter Rest Area

A travel blog entry by georgejanene

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Forecast for today - wind and then more wind with possible gusts up to 90kph. Did not look al that appealing for driving today but we set off anyway. As the day went on, the wind got stronger. Fortunately it was more of a tail wind for most of the way ...

The longest straight, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

The longest straight

A travel blog entry by tourdeoz

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As usual we got up an hit the road while it was still dark about 4am, it started to rain, but thankfully it only lasted a couple of minutes, its not fun riding on the slippery roads in the rain with all this weight on our bikes, we got to balladonia and ...

Caiguna, Eyre Highway, WA, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Caiguna, Eyre Highway, WA

A travel blog entry by aussie_trip

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... your brain could go to mush with the lack of activity but we both think it was a great experience. We met some awesome people and lost a few pounds from running outback to keep our sanity!!! That was the 'Real Australia' everyone tries to find. ...

Nullarbor, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Nullarbor

A travel blog entry by maas

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Nach 840 km wollten wir auf einem 24 Std. Picknickplatz uebernachten. Jedoch sind wir daran vorbei gefahren und wollten einen U-turn machen. Da es jedoch den ganzen Tag nur geregnet hatte war die Erde neben der Strasse ziemlich "pfludig" und wir sind mit ...

Cape Le Grand, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Cape Le Grand

A travel blog entry by kerney

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... that day and start our journey across the Nullabor in the hope of catching a couple of nice days at Cactus Beach in South Australia. We packed up, then had a swim at Hellfire Bay, beautiful coloured water, around 18 degrees - but the wind was testing in ...

90 Mile Straight, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

90 Mile Straight

A travel blog entry by wahl

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Heute sind wir von Norseman nach Caiguna gefahren, auf dieser Strecke liegt das längste Stück Straße ohne Kurve in Australien, die sogenannten "90 Mile Straight". Wer schon mal über 145 Kilometer ohne eine Kurve und fast ohne Verkehr gefahren ist, der ...

On the road again..., Caiguna, Australia travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by jillsy

Well the highlight of this day was driving on the longest straight stretch of road in Australia. 146kms of straightness. I'm dead keen to get home so we aren't really stopping to sightsee anymore, which in hindsight is a bad idea. Next time, we'll ...

A shower never felt so good, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

A shower never felt so good

A travel blog entry by busmartins

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... gas at Cocklebiddy (60c/litre) and the guy there gave us some vouchers for tea, coffee and a shower.  We pushed on to Caiguna where we enjoyed free cuppas and best of all a SHOWER.  I hadn’t had one since Monday and Kimbo since ...

Norseman to Caiguna., Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Norseman to Caiguna.

A travel blog entry by moffatsoztrip

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... a photo at the sign that told us we were about to travel on the longest stretch of straight road in Australia.   The last hole for today was at Caiguna Raid House and we ate dinner here before Moff drove s short distance ready to start the day at ...

Silent Scorpions, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Silent Scorpions

A travel blog entry by bee.hive

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... nbsp;must admit before this journey I always thought that the Nullarbor was a dirt road that ran right through the middle of Australia, like the equator line on the globe. Pfft. It actually follows the bottom of the country, passes the SA border ...

cocklebiddy first time on the computer, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

cocklebiddy first time on the computer

A travel blog entry by wemmiwhim

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... 000 dollar set up for your morning view. he he./ Well we went to a camper store and now i have an ensuite, Campers around australia sigh in relief.  The next day we headed into town, few hassles with 15yr old whom shall remain nameless. half and hour ...

Free camp, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Free camp

A travel blog entry by langdons

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DAY 88 – Caiguna Roadhouse - Nallabor - WA, Caiguna , Australia travel blog

DAY 88 – Caiguna Roadhouse - Nallabor - WA

A travel blog entry by mainey

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... and had a cuppa (yep Jayde and I chatted quite a while). About 27kms from Balladonia we started the longest straightest road in Australia of 146.6km. Onto next tee off and deciding to camp at next course Caiguna Roadhouse. When we pulled up there was ...

Day 79. The Nullarbor Plains Part 1 Still WA, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Day 79. The Nullarbor Plains Part 1 Still WA

A travel blog entry by sammy64

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... We then headed east along the Eyre Hwy, a very boring road except for 146.6km which is the longest straight road in Australia. We have stopped part way for the night because the Nullarboring Plains are so exciting we want the experience to last longer. ...

Walbeobachtung?, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Walbeobachtung?

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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... ; die Stunde rumsitzen und die Szenerie geniessen war trotzdem schön, auch ohne Southern Right Kolosse... An der Grenze zu Western Australia gibt es einen bemannten Quarantäne-Checkpoint, was wir zum Glück wussten und unsere Einkäufe und unser gekoche ...

Day 8 Nullarbor Roadhouse, SA to Caiguna, WA, Caiguna WA, Australia travel blog

Day 8 Nullarbor Roadhouse, SA to Caiguna, WA

A travel blog entry by missdella

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... my mind; the whole place was filthy, and I had a bad feeling about it all so I drove on. I stopped again at  Caiguna Roadhouse further up the highway; it was basic but clean and staff were friendly. The caravan park was the usual gravel ...

Way out on the Eyre at Caiguna, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Way out on the Eyre at Caiguna

A travel blog entry by pete-anne

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... to make the crossing. The distance between Balladonia and Caiguna is 182 kms.  145 kms of this distance is Australia’s longest highway straight.  Anne drove the whole stretch, while I operated the large artificial hand at every vehicle ...

WA bound, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

WA bound

A travel blog entry by drownsroundaus

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Was a long day but we finally made it. Due to the time difference change we decided to set our clocks back last night but realised that we had put them forward so then had to change them back again 3hrs! So ended up going to sleep about 8pm which was ...

Oztrip, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Oztrip

A travel blog entry by oztrip

Today we left Esperance for the big drive across the Nullabor Plains we drove for about 500 klms until we found a spot to camp on the ...

Cocklebiddy, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by sebtm

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On avance de nouveau, cette voici-ci jusqu'à Cocklebiddy. La route s'étant rapproché de la côte on s'arrête pour entrecouper la route de quelques belles photos. Bilan: - Great Australian Bight Marine Park - Chevaux sur une air de repos ...

blowhole, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

blowhole

A travel blog entry by adriananddenise

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DAY 137 - 120km - Bush Camp to Caiguna, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

DAY 137 - 120km - Bush Camp to Caiguna

A travel blog entry by ben.croft

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... Time: 3:18:16 Distance: 132km Average Speed: 40kmph Maximum Speed: 52kmph Ascent: +203m Descent: -249m Summary - Cocklebiddy to Caiguna Time: 3:49:06 Distance: 77km Average Speed: 20kmph Maximum Speed: 34kmph Ascent: +336m Descent: -323m GRAND TOTAL ...

The border crossing, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

The border crossing

A travel blog entry by bates01

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... the structure. Made a quick stop to watch the eagle that had been feeding on the roadkill in front of us. Tonights stop is Caiguna roadhouse.  Best shower yet - very 70's with the shower head being like a bucket poured over your head.  Decided ...

caiguna, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

caiguna

A travel blog entry by chrisandgraham

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Left Kambalda and drove vis Norseman to a camp ground near Caiguna. Mostly dry woodland and scrub. Norseman was named after a horse which uncovered a gold nugget with its hoof. A gold rush followed.  We passed an ambulance parked by the road. We ...

Dianne's birthday, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Dianne's birthday

A travel blog entry by kendricks

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... two o’clock we continued on as our plan was to park up earlier after yesterday’s stressful arrival.  We arrived at Caiguna to set up and prepare a bbq dinner for my birthday.  Such a lovely night we have had.  The ...

Nullabor Day 2, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Nullabor Day 2

A travel blog entry by pskuse

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Night two, again stopped in the bush about 20kms east of a town called Caiguna after about a 500km day, interspersed with some very average golf. Found a great spot a couple of hundred metres off the road. As there was plenty of firewood lying around we ...

Caiguna, Caiguna, Australia travel blog

Caiguna

A travel blog entry by ajaussietour

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Distance Travelled-576km Total Distance-1398km Time travelled-6hrs Total Time-16 hrs Today we packed up and headed to Caiguna this is on the Nullarbor plain. We stayed in a motel because the ground was too hard to put pegs ...

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