Travel Blogs from Coolgardie, Australia

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The Outback Pub, Ora Banda and Broad Arrrow, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

The Outback Pub

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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This weekend saw a visit to the remote outpost of Ora Banda, an historic and sunbaked community of... at least a dozen or so, and a notable point of interest along the 'Golden Quest Discovery Trail'. I took a ride out there with Laurie who furnished me ...

Aug 23, 2013, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Aug 23, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by mkford

... groceries and say goodbye to Jade. We hung around there for a little while and then headed back to pick up the Ultimate. We were back on the road, with Ulti in tow, by 11.30am. From here, we drove straight through to Coolgardie and camped for the ...

Tankstopp, Bullabulling, Australia travel blog

Tankstopp

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

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meinem Uebermut, meiner Experimentierfreudigkeit auszuprobieren wie weit ich mit einer Tankfuellung kommen wuerde ... naja ich erreichte aber dann doch noch ein Oertchen namens Bullabulling, welches eigentlich nur aus einem Haus besteht vor dem zwei ...

Day 4 - Southern Cross to Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Day 4 - Southern Cross to Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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... trains - thanks to Richard and Eric in our support vehicles, they kept us informed with the two way and the "beeps". The Coolgardie Gospel Church put on a very nice evening meal for us and were friendly and hospitable. We were all pretty pooped ...

One door closes and another opens..., Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

One door closes and another opens...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... me... Suddenly a figure appears from behind one of the bushes and it's Alistair. I hop into his car and he takes me to Coolgardie and my new home. I meet the guys who live their and go for a stroll around the tiny goldfields town on the main highway from ...

Coolgardie - Ora Banda., Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Coolgardie - Ora Banda.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... of 800 in 1898 and several were recruited from here for WW1. Kunanalling is located about 32 km north of the town of Coolgardie. From here it was a short drive to the resilient Ora Banda Hotel. While Ora Banda has been a virtual ghost town,  ...

Coolgardie, Coolgardie WA, Australia travel blog

Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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Coolgardie is a real slow old gold mining town with a lot of room to move, nothing much here anymore, everything is in ...

Still no gold!!, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Still no gold!!

A travel blog entry by dentons

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Spent the night at Coolgardie, Stretch got chatting to a fella at the Pub and he told him where he could try prospecting, so next morning he went out on the hunt for the big one, but we are still ...

Stop over to visit Ash's relative in Coolgardie, Coolgardie WA Australia, Australia travel blog

Stop over to visit Ash's relative in Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by ash-wendyfrank

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We stayed at a few camps from Norseman to Wangan Hills and even though we remember the camps themselves we forget their names and I had to go back and recheck.   There's been some really nice bush camps, some with facilities like bins, ...

The end of the Nullabor, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

The end of the Nullabor

A travel blog entry by rethus

... legs, we turned back, and continued along the Nullabor, til we reached the end, Norseman. We headed north for 200km to Coolgardie only to be met with hurricane force winds where you couldn't see 20m infront of the car because of the red dirt blowing ...

Across the Bottom, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Across the Bottom

A travel blog entry by mr_mozam

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... for a while until it eventually runs out again. Our only other stop was Norseman for petrol ($1.75/l). We finished the day Coolgardie Tourist Park - another 570km tomorrow and we will be home in Perth. Dinner was at the Coolgardie Hotel. They still ...

Back to Norseman, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Back to Norseman

A travel blog entry by mawstrip

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From Leonora it was back to Norseman and send the registration papers to Queensland to be sorted out as unbeknown to me I have been driving the van for 5 months and am not the legal owner...oops! So with the paperwork sent I waited around to hear from my ...

Car Repair in Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Car Repair in Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by felixaus

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This is already my third time in my favourite outback town Coolgardie. Because Kevin, the mechanic in Coolgardie, still hadn't fixed the car I had to go there again with Merle. We stayed two nightswith Gordon, our favourite otback mate, former millionaire ...

Lunch and fuel stop, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Lunch and fuel stop

A travel blog entry by merv_jenny

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We were advised via CB radio that a parade and local show was happening in the town so Grt Eastern Hwy was closed and we were detoured around the town centre. We fueled up and drove arround the town to a dirt and gravel stop 52 km east of town.nad had ...

Surprisingly Captivating, WA Goldfields, Australia travel blog

Surprisingly Captivating

A travel blog entry by jackoutback

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We were expecting to do a kind of "drive-thru" visit to the WA goldfields but we got ourselves "hooked". The tales of dreams fulfilled and dashed, great exploits, wonderful architecture proved to be quite fascinating. The water piped into Kalgoorlie not ...

We're on the road again, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

We're on the road again

A travel blog entry by tranquilbloom

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... was a small child of about six. I know this because I have a polaroid of my sister and I riding a camel, so I know nothing of Coolgardie. Every town we roll through I wish we could stop. What lives were lived here? What does the town feel like? Who lived ...

Australia, Australia, Perth, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Australia

A travel blog entry by andreatim

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Old Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Old Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by kimberley61

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we stayed at the Coolgardie Tourist Village overnight ok park their were some nice old buildings in the main street ...

Good Day to go for a drive, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Good Day to go for a drive

A travel blog entry by pkoens

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... hot weather again but the morning was beautiful.  Took some nice pictures of the outback on our 40km ride from Coolgardie to Gnarlbine rock.  Shawn told us there was not much in Coolgardie but the drive was interesting.  He also said ...

Day 1 and we're in holiday mode, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Day 1 and we're in holiday mode

A travel blog entry by across_aust

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... a quick morning tea stop at Meckering (lovely clean toilet block and friendly general store) then drove straight through to Coolgardie - a total of around 550 kms for the day Once at Coolgardie we checked out the fabulous local history museum, housed ...

1st stop today, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

1st stop today

A travel blog entry by eddi6063

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... the way was very bumpy. The lakes had no water in them and the ground changed from a sandy colour to a red brown and then back to a sandy brown.We stopped at Coolgardie for fuel and had a look around. It is an old Mining Town. Have attached some ...

Prospecting for gold, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Prospecting for gold

A travel blog entry by llochris

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... Tourist Park for two weeks it gives us a chance ti catch up with people that we know here.I am writing this blog from the Coolgardie Tourist Park and we will be here for two weeks.We have been out detecting and have not found any gold.We are going to ...

Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by bobstevo

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We got to Coolgardie just before lunch time. In time to have a look around the town at some of the beautiful old buildings from the gold era, and to have a look at a couple of the towns museums......the pharmacy, the old garage, and the railway station. ...

Coolgardie, Coolgardie, Australia travel blog

Coolgardie

A travel blog entry by marnz5

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... , to join the Eyre Hwy, but we figured we are nearly at Kalgoorlie, why not not have a look. Laurie phone a few places in Coolgardie for prices. Trying to make the money go further, we went budget. Turn into the driveway, we weren't quite sure what we ...

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