Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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Australia (South West Tour) Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Australia (South West Tour) Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... one and sneakily use their facilities for free instead. Needs must and all that. Day 3 Having exhausted the attractions in Kalgoorlie we had a decision to make; begin the long drive back to Perth or travel northwards to an "interesting" art ...

'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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... good. Today saw us squeeze ourselves into the liveliest event of the year: race day - a huge day here in Kalgoorlie and a perfect opportunity to see something other than fluorescent jackets and empty glasses. The weather was glorious, the beer ...

Days 214-215, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Days 214-215

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... - great! Then came the grand-finale of the bus tour - more drive-bys of the three remaining and working brothels in Kalgoorlie. I cringed as we slowed and drove passed. Working girls would normally stand in doorways to the brothel but on seeing the tour ...

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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... or buses to get to work - just a short flight of stairs down to the restaurant. Happy days. So what's the catch? Simple. Kalgoorlie's a modest little town in the middle of the baking dust. There's nothing much to do here, so there's not a fat lot to ...

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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... and chugs 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) ...

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, ...

"One Dead Kangaroo, two dead Kangaroos...!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... made the decision to crack onto Kalgoorlie, a gold mining town 200 kms North, which apparently had a 'good' nightlife. Kalgoorlie is a town famous in Australia for producing record amounts of gold. Gold was found here as far back as the early 1800's, ...

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

A Detour... North..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... chunky all-in-one pub/restaurant/bookies/hotel/accommodation places that you see standing majestically on almost every intersection. Kalgoorlie was - and still very much is - a booming little gold-mining town. Apart from its faithful locals the ...

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

Leaving Feralsville

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... their tenacious hell bent will to zip up the nearest facial orifice, as if their life depended on it. They actually call it 'The Kalgoorlie Wave'. I kid you not. It's a world of torment and I'll be glad to see the back of it. Anyway.. Linda's ...

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 ...

Aug 26, 2013, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Aug 26, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Big Hole, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Big Hole

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... is from England working here for a month in skimpy clad , filling the Beer Jugs for the dirsty chaps.. Kalgoorlie open Gold mine the largest in Australia and probably among the largest in the world has an return of about 9grams for every ton of dirt ...

Kalgoorlie – Home of the Super Pit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie – Home of the Super Pit

A travel blog entry by jennifertice

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... options for accommodations available, and most are quite busy with contractors for the mine.  We stayed at the Kalgoorlie backpackers – cheaper than the YHA in town, and surprisingly quite clean given its outside appearance and ...

The Gold Fields, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Gold Fields

A travel blog entry by gypsy4now

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Kalgoorlie --- The home of the largest gold mine in the world. Apparently you can see it from space.... Great Outback ...

Kalgoorlie, ach wie schoen., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie, ach wie schoen.

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

Dass ich das jemals denke, haette ich auch nie gedacht, war aber so ... denn nach 4 Wochen Onslow ist Kalgoorlie echt aufregend ... so viele verschiedene Menschen und sogar Frauen ;-) Am Flughafen wurde ich dann von Toni abgeholt und dann gings zurueck ...

The start of a long journey, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The start of a long journey

A travel blog entry by joe_cox

... arrived on the Friday. In the middle of the first night the train made a stop for several hours in the mining town of Kalgoorlie. This isolated town is home to the largest gold mine in Australia. Calling it the largest doesn't do it justice. The thing is ...

The ins and outs of life in downtown

The ins and outs of life in downtown "Kal"...

A travel blog entry by kyser

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... size? Ha, ha – well, think again – to cut a long story short, we have circumnavigated every corner of Kalgoorlie today. And we have met EVERY local involved in the selling of camping equipment, car parts and every other possible variation on ...

NIVEAU?, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

NIVEAU?

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

... 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 Strassen und und ein riesiges LOCH, um genau zu sein 3,6 km ...

What a saga, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

What a saga

A travel blog entry by tourdeoz

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... had an isle seat and was leaning as far over as I could with a serviette covering my mouth when inhaling, well I finally got to Kalgoorlie, assembled my bike at the airport and made for the caravan park I was booked into, set up camp and went to ...

A Little Gold Nugget, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A Little Gold Nugget

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... , my love of the outback got the better of me and Dayne and I found ourselves hiring a gold detector and heading out to Kalgoorlie to be reunited with the red dust! After I was ambushed by the cutest little ginger cat in the prospecting shop that was... ...

back to the roots, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

back to the roots

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

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... aussen muss das einfach mal zu 100Prozent so aussehen, als wenn ich versuche damit die Zeit totzuschlagen ... denkste ... Ich kann Kalgoorlie nicht mehr sehen ... that's even just a bloody shithole.  Aber morgen gehts ja wieder raus ... unser Camp ...

Rushing to the Golden Outback, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Rushing to the Golden Outback

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... ; It didn’t take long for word to get out about the big find and it triggering one of Australia’s biggest gold rushes.  However, Kalgoorlie was a land locked town, with nothing but salt flats surrounding the area, it had no drinkable ...

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 ...

Matt and Kate the gold miners, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Matt and Kate the gold miners

A travel blog entry by dettebern

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We went on a goldmine tour. The mine shaft was 36m under ground. We saw the man smelt (melt) the gold. We went to the super pit gold ...

The Wild West, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Wild West

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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... really moving. We decided to pull over and thank god, these guys stop for nothing especially a tiny little car like ours!!   Kalgoorlie was a real rough and ready Wild West town, full of gold miners and people come from all over to work in the ...

I aint sayin i'm a gold-digger, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

I aint sayin i'm a gold-digger

A travel blog entry by hywel

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... come bounding out of the trees at any moment! It was with this in mind that Mort had set about planning a trip east to Kalgoorlie, promising to show us the "wide open spaces" and a couple of other things inbetween. To get from Perth to Kalgoorlie ...

Truck License die zweite!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Truck License die zweite!

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

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... war. Und dann hiess es nach ner Stunde ... passed ... BESTANDEN ... War auch nicht so schwer... denn ich hatte mir extra Kalgoorlie als Pruefungsort ausgesucht ... da die Strassen etwa drei mal so breit sind wie normale Strassen ... oder wie es im Lonely ...

Mission Offsider Erfuellt, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Mission Offsider Erfuellt

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

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... wuerde, dann sagte er wenn wir wollen wuerden sie uns auch von Perth ein und ausfliegen, dann muessten wir nicht staendig in Kalgoorlie rumhaengen und das Bier sollen wir nicht vergessen, denn nach nem harten Arbeitstag tue ein Bierchen scho sehr gut, ein ...

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