Travel Blogs from Leonora, Australia

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Aug 25, 2013, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Aug 25, 2013

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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The arrival of the Irish., Leonora, Australia travel blog

The arrival of the Irish.

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Guess what?! The elusive Irish couple are arriving today...!! Apparently they are shopping in Kal (Kalgoorlie) and will be arriving later today. I am on my 6th day on and 4th early morning in a row but am so happy I am staying up here in Leonara that I ...

One month to go..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

One month to go...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... all afternoon chatting about allsorts and it makes me feel lucky that I have someone so incredibly genuine to share my time here in Leonora with. Alex, her boyfriend, is also just as lovely and other than Carolyn are by far my favourite people I have met. ...

Lovely Leonora...hmmmm, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Lovely Leonora...hmmmm

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... me to come back and then we hit the road. Bound for Kalgoorlie I get my first experience of desert highway driving in Australia. The roads stretch for miles and there is simply nothing around. No houses, buildings, people, animals, bus shelters etc etc. ...

Day one in the roadhouse, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Day one in the roadhouse

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... in the country and as someone who is completely against racism it is extremely hard to hear. Having met so manyaboriginals in Leonora (the population is approximately 80% aboriginal) I am unsure what to think but definately believe that the way we have ...

My first ever shooting star, Leonora, Australia travel blog

My first ever shooting star

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... in hysterics when we realise that in the time I was at home before departing for Asia, my travels round Asia, my antics in Australia prior to here and now onto Meekatharra and back to perth then onto Bangkok...they will have been, and still will be, here ...

School ground games, Leonora, Australia travel blog

School ground games

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... . By the time Barb leaves I am pretty much following her out the door the only thing stopping me is that I have no way of leaving Leonora due to the one bus a week. I opt for speaking to Alistair instead. Back at the shack and I just want to leave NOW. ...

Trains, planes, buses and donkeys, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Trains, planes, buses and donkeys

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... food whilst watching films, but excellent customer service and smiles come for free. In Borneo I was awaiting my plane back to KL to fly onto Australia...there was no sign of it with half an hour to go, nor at 20 mins and then out of the sky we saw the ...

Sam...what..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

Sam...what...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Sam!! What?! Work!! What about it?! We have to go now!! Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!! I should have known today was going to be a nightmare yet I still let it smack me in the face like a drunken blow meant for someone else!! Dave stands outside having a ...

Someone could have told me the clocks changed..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

Someone could have told me the clocks changed...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... heart disease causing delights!! I return to my kitchen to find a list containing enough items to feed the who of Western Australia, or Leonora at least. This is insane...we waste so much food...although technically it doesn't go to waste as it gets fed ...

Hmmm..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

Hmmm...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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So Dave and I are working together this afternoon. Lets see how this goes. We have no idea if the new Irish couple Dave and Michelle are management but we are soon going to find out. It's ridiculous the way they moved up here, kicked Sam and Alex our of ...

Where have all the people gone?, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Where have all the people gone?

A travel blog entry by kyser

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... a beat where there's no trouble! The timing was not right this time, either, so we continued on our journey ... Paddy’s mate in Leonora (someone who visited the camp earlier in the year) turned out to be a hoot – and an incredible source of ...

My first pang of home..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

My first pang of home...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... checking up on us after our puzzle filled day yesterday which just fuels the rumours that the cameras do work... The sun sets over Leonora and the strwam of evening customers come in and out searching for food as there is nowhere else open. I could do ...

I miss Asia, Leonora, Australia travel blog

I miss Asia

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Another late shift and Barb still isn't talking to me. Untill she wants to ask me a question. 'Hannah will you come in an hour early to fill the drinks fridge tomorrow?'!! I look at her with a face so serious it probably resembles that of Hitler and ...

It's a small world, Leonora, Australia travel blog

It's a small world

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... ...not with me made I add!! How do I know it is him...well when Kirsty was in Perth, prior to my arrival in Australia, she was in an internet cafe when she turned round and saw someone she recognised. Looking back thinking it couldn't be possible and also ...

I am puzzled, Leonora, Australia travel blog

I am puzzled

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Yet another afternoon beckons today... I decide that as I am been shunted to the front, dealing with the rude aboriginals and drunken miners, I wont be wearing my hat. We'll see how this goes down. I stroll in and Barb doesn't even mention it. It's so ...

Out with the old and in with the new., Leonora, Australia travel blog

Out with the old and in with the new.

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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I arise at 7am this morning as I'm on a late today and head straight for the internet place. Pete is online as he is just in from a night shift at the pub after a days graft gardening. We discuss plans further and then I let him escpae to bed while I try ...

Niesamowite rzezby na slonym jeziorze, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Niesamowite rzezby na slonym jeziorze

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Rano pobieglismy na rynek, ktory w Leonorze odbywa sie w co trzecia niedziele miesiaca i to byla wlasnie ta niedziela :) Troche miejscowego rekodziela, kilku turystow, duzo bardzo przyjaznych miejscowych z ktorymi mozna bylo pogawedzic. Mloda dostala ...

Court day in Leonora, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Court day in Leonora

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... . The day went quite quickly and provided me with yet another new experience as it was court day. We are so isolated here in Leonora that there is oly one day a fortnight that the judge travels to the outback to conduct the trials of the local rough ones ...

My first day off in 10..., Leonora, Australia travel blog

My first day off in 10...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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So it's my first day off in 10 and I am up early and en route to the roadhouse to share my thoughts with Barb. I arrive in a tiny pair of denim shorts, yes mum those ones, and walk straight behind the counter where Barb is talking to one of the others. ...

PAY DAY, Leonora, Australia travel blog

PAY DAY

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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9 days, 69 hours, no breaks, 4am starts after 9pm fiishes...and at last it's PAY DAY!! I have a search through my backpack for the information the nice guy in the bank gave me for my Aussie online banking and then key in the details and await the loading ...

TEFL, Leonora, Australia travel blog

TEFL

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... but actually having come all the way here I have decided the opposite. None of the others down in Coolgardie have ever been up to Leonora and so where they have the opinion of this place from I have no idea. Yes, we are so unbelievably isolated here, yes ...

Lake Ballard, Lake Ballard, Australia travel blog

Lake Ballard

A travel blog entry by crampo4

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We made the journey through the outback to Lake Ballard specifically to see Anthony Gormley's art installation called "Inside Australia". The installation is set on the salt lake and comprises 51 sculptures, all based on laser scans of the inhabitants ...

Sacked for sunbathing on my bed?!, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Sacked for sunbathing on my bed?!

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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Back on earlies and I love it!! I was pretty much jumping about inside my sleeping bag, with excitment, when my alarm went off!! Sam is up too so there is none of last weeks sleeping in nonsense...just a bowl of porridge and off we go!! At work I hop ...

Zucchinis and capsicums, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Zucchinis and capsicums

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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This getting up at 3.30 malarky is easy... I walk into the kitchen to find Alex buttering his toast with the handle of a fork...'no knives in here' he exclaims!! I smirk and laugh out loud. 3.55am and we leave our shack and walk to work under the stars. ...

Everyone lives behind bars, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Everyone lives behind bars

A travel blog entry by dentons

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Booked in for the night here, unfortunately every business is boarded up and bars on everything, if you were driving through you would think every business was closed, but that is the only way they can survive. Tomorrow we are heading towards ...

Gwalia ghost town and sculptures at Lake Ballard, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Gwalia ghost town and sculptures at Lake Ballard

A travel blog entry by eremita

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... took us 40 minutes one way to get there. Lake Ballart is just another salty lake but it has a famous attraction – The 'Inside Australia' Sculptures. At the lake there is a camping ground and it was pity for us we could not stay there at least one ...

Looking around Leonora, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Looking around Leonora

A travel blog entry by madpal

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... for the day.  It's been a favourite picnic place for over 100 years.  After a quick stop in Leinster we pushed on for Leonora and kept going to camp for the night at Malcolm Dam.  This was a good place to stay except if it's nice and soft ...

Goldgräberstadt, Leonora, Australia travel blog

Goldgräberstadt

A travel blog entry by mir2

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... Für den Besuch des Kalgoorlie-Boulder Museums liessen wir uns massig Zeit. Als eines der sieben Hauptmuseen von Western Australia überzeugte es nebst einem Grundbasis-Wissen für Australien-Reisende zu Land und Leute mit einem Freilicht-Teil bestehend ...

Free camping again., Leonora, Australia travel blog

Free camping again.

A travel blog entry by goanna-geoff

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... far have managed to miss all of them. Had another go at getting a good photo of a wedgetail eagle in flight, oh well can only get better. Next 3 days in Leonora doing housework, cleaning, repairs & maintenance before the rally in Kalgoorlie on ...

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