Travel Blogs from Mount Isa, Australia

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Wallaroos and Didgeridoos, Wirrelyerna Station, Australia travel blog

Wallaroos and Didgeridoos

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... up for food prep in a few minutes. Descending down from the gorge we were now driving along an old seabed with this part of Australia being underwater millions of years ago with not a drop around today as we crossed another bone dry river bed. We also saw ...

The Road To Mt Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

The Road To Mt Isa

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... had called last drinks and it was time to head back over to our camp.  In line with the true multicultural nature of Australia, in our time there we were served by a lovely French girl, an Irish girl and an English guy! After two relatively short ...

"We're on the road to nowhere......."

A travel blog entry by jen_and_chris

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... so Jen and I embarked on our trip into the 'real' Australia - the outback. Our first destination was to be the mining town of Mount Isa, or 'the isa' as Aussies call it. i don't know why, maybe it was too long a name before, and so they abreviated it like ...

Moby rolls again..., Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Moby rolls again...

A travel blog entry by mobymojo

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... road train lorries and chased a big ugly CAne Toad. The mighty Moby has now covered 100km without fault as we are in MT Isa now. This is a pretty rancid place. ITs just a gigantic mine in the middle of nowhere and red rocks with a skanky town attached. ...

Mt Isa, Mt Isa, Australia travel blog

Mt Isa

A travel blog entry by eddandalice

the big mining town in the middle of no ...

mount isa seen it all b4, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

mount isa seen it all b4

A travel blog entry by madv

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... mt isa been here 3 times now all looks the same we won't tour much because we done it all. we're getting into remote australia now so see how my blogging goes from here the mornings are getting cooler but the days are still hot about 27% now at 2.30 ...

Middle of nowhere, Adels Grove, Australia travel blog

Middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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The following day after my last entry I went on a trip to the rainforest, which was pretty spectacular. I caught the skyrail (a gondola) up to a high up point called Kuranda, stopping off to look at various waterfalls along the way. The skyrail was good, ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by marcia_octoman

Mount Isa I arrived at Mount Isa late afternoon after passing the mines on the way into town. I headed straight for the backpackers and settled in to what was quite an ordinary place. I suppose you can't expect too much for $50. After speaking with the ...

Time to leave Queensland, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Time to leave Queensland

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... there today, too far, so we will have to stop in a small town called Camooweal for a night.  It’s only 190km from Mount Isa but today’s journey felt longer.  I think it’s because we had the hassle of having to go shopping first ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by tim.berentsen

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... inderdaad ooit als grootste stad ter wereld genoteerd heeft gestaan. Dit doordat het op 188 kilometer ten oosten van Mount Isa gelegen plaatsje Cloncurry meegerekend wordt onder de Mount Isa City Council paraplu, wat het totale inwonersaantal op bijna ...

Black Night, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Black Night

A travel blog entry by iangelling

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... our thoughts turned to food, specifically, tonight’s dinner. With no food in our esky and little prospect of finding a supermarket before Mount Isa we agreed that a pub meal was the go. It was about now that I remembered that for all my planning and ...

QUEENSLANDER!! our  7th (and final) state, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

QUEENSLANDER!! our 7th (and final) state

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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... as we drove to Mt Isa.  We have passed many funny things along the way (there really isnt much between Darwin and Mt Isa) including beer day at one of the roadhouses (im assuming it was pension Thursday) - it was like watching bees to honey - there ...

Mt Isa is officially......., Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mt Isa is officially.......

A travel blog entry by kazjohn

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The worse town we have stayed at so far in Oz. John and i cooked a lovely steak and veges meal (well John cooked and I watched) and enjoyed the rugby league inside our little Kombi.  The footy finished at 11.30pm and we turned off the tv - only to ...

I ty mozesz zostac gornikiem, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

I ty mozesz zostac gornikiem

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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Cieplo, cieplej, goraco. Powietrze stoi, Marian zaczyna marudzic, ze troche go juz dogrzalo. Chyba nie wie w co sie pakuje- wyzej bedzie juz tylko cieplej :) Trzeba jednak zebrac sie i troche pozwiedzac. Zaczelismy od muzeum, oczywiscie tematem ...

On the road again..., Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by anne.wolland

... , bus doesn't leave until 3 in afternoon, so I just relax in the 'park' until then. Takes about 4 hours to reach Mt. Isa. Head off to a backpacker hostel without booking, so I spend first night with a couple of french guys who had some trouble with their ...

squeal like a pig, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

squeal like a pig

A travel blog entry by markanthonylow

... then holiday for a week then another 2 weeks in another place and so on, gives me a chance to see a different side to Australia and have bloody good holidays, admittedly a little bit redneck but different none the less, different is good, just off to ...

MT ISA May 25th , 26th, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

MT ISA May 25th , 26th

A travel blog entry by spanner6

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The scenery from Cloncurry to Mt Isa was spectacular with red hills in rows and green trees. It was breathtaking and nothing like I had imagined. Settled in to Park and went  .shopping for supplies. A very tidy and pretty town.   Fuel $65.20 ...

Mount Isa, Mt Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by fastlabel

Not much to mention about Mount Isa.  An overnight stop, and up early to keep driving.  The mountains driving out of town were pretty ...

Mt Isa, Mt Isa, Australia travel blog

Mt Isa

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

... during our 664km journey to Mt Isa. One car overtook us after 260k but it must have stopped somewhere because we reached Mt Isa before it. We must have seen a hundred or so vehicles in the opposite direction but put into perspective, you see that ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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W koncu dotarlismy do Queensland, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

W koncu dotarlismy do Queensland

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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... nam z drogi i przyjaznie machali- co bylo przyjemna odmiana po Alice Springs. Okolo 4 po poludniu dotarlismy do Mt Isa. Spodziewalismy sie miasta podobnego do Port Hedland, ale to co zobaczylismy przyjemnie  nas zaskoczylo. Pieknie polozone zadbane ...

Alice Springs to Adels Grove, Lawn Hill Gorge, Australia travel blog

Alice Springs to Adels Grove

A travel blog entry by scotf

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Alice Springs to Adels ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by paulngail

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no ghosts, Mary Kathleen, Australia travel blog

no ghosts

A travel blog entry by madv

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i love it here again i seem to be saying that a lot we've been here for lunch 4 times before but never stayed overnight but there were some campers here so we gave it a try nice & quite. except for the cows they never shut up all night they go ...

Mt. Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mt. Isa

A travel blog entry by ben-o

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Auf unserem Weg von Townsville nach Melbourne haben wir zwei Tage in der Minenstadt (Kohlebergbau) Mount Isa ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by sommer-days

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... mining town, the biggest town we have seen since leaving the east coast, but we had been on too many mine tours in Western Australia last year to get enthusiastic about another mine tour.  The mine does not do tours anymore, and there is only a ...

More Driving in Queensland, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

More Driving in Queensland

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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... a couple of days as there are 'shops'!!! Yes at last! Even Gra is feeling the shopping pull and got excited when he saw KMart. Mount Isa is where copper, zinc, lead and silver are mined, in other words, you name it and they mine it. At the campsite, ...

The Marbles to Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

The Marbles to Isa

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... !  We only left because we ran out of food! Sadly, we bid farewell to the Brolgas, ducks, lizards and birds and headed towards Mount Isa.  On our arrival, we noticed that we had a bald tyre on the van, Bill tried to change it but the nuts were ...

Mount Isa, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

Mount Isa

A travel blog entry by fitzausroadtrip

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... release of Diary of a Whimpy Kid 2 on DVD, so off to K-Mart we went, pre-warning the boys that we couldn't imagine Mt Isa receiving their copies on the release date.  Thankfully, we were wrong so our first night was spent watching the new DVD (which ...

still rolling, Mount Isa, Australia travel blog

still rolling

A travel blog entry by feeling_alive

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... we let the opportunity to get rich pass... Next time. :) There is still a real "searching for gold and other riches" mentality in Australia and along the way you hear many stories about people who found their riches on the red ground. Ja, es ist weit bis ...

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