Travel Blogs from Norseman, Australia

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Fuel prices across the Nullarbor Plain, Norseman, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

Fuel prices across the Nullarbor Plain

A travel blog entry by jawad

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In the middle of nowhere!, Cocklebiddy Roadhouse, Nullarbor, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

In the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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First bordercrossing where they took our 3 onions Roos everywhere Hot evening, 10C First rain in ...

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 ...

The Uphill Gardener, Norseman, Australia travel blog

The Uphill Gardener

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... was probably where we saw the main bloom of change along this whole stretch: abundant red soil, the hallmark of crossing Australia's outback and everything I'd expected crossing the Nullarbor to be. It wasn't long before we took an excitable u-bolt and ...

Across The Nullarbor, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Across The Nullarbor

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... tongues of fire lick the night sky whilst many a yarn was told and many a great travel tip was shared. Continuing along into Norseman we finally arrived at our left turn and made our way to Esperance, along the way the Salmon Gums were stunning with ...

Across The Nullabor: Day 3, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Across The Nullabor: Day 3

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... High Tech Cooling Device we carried on and finished the Nullabor. Piece of piss. This part of Oz has the 90 Mile Straight, Australia's longest straight road. There's nothing to do for the next 146.6 kilometres but try to get road trains to honk you to ...

Norseman, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Norseman

A travel blog entry by barbrob

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... see his brother, his horse Norseman pawed the ground and uncovered a large nugget (if it was so easy, I can still be hopeful). Norseman is still a prosperous mining town but to look along the boarded up windows of shops in the main street and the amount ...

first stop before the long open road..., norseman, Australia travel blog

first stop before the long open road...

A travel blog entry by vickz_2

a stop for gas station style thai curry and plenty of water before the long drive through the ...

The Nullarbor, Norseman, Australia travel blog

The Nullarbor

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... us off along the "90 mile straight" a, well it's a 90 mile stretch of straight road......the longest straight road in Australia. It was............ well........ straight for the whole 90 miles but there were still tree's, a bit stunted by now but still ...

Balladonia, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Balladonia

A travel blog entry by mpeacock

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It is case of leaving the beach to head inland towards Balladonia. The first stop is Norseman and it is only 9.30am. That's what happens when you are up at the crack of dawn. Not that I wanted to be! It's the birds and sun that wake you up so early in the ...

trekking across the nullarbor, Norseman, Australia travel blog

trekking across the nullarbor

A travel blog entry by keenos

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After a good nights sleep in a real bedroom we reluctantly leave the very picturesque sheep station behind. Weve taken loads of photos it really has been a memorable stay here- a great start to our trip across the nullabor- already not what we were ...

Norseman, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Norseman

A travel blog entry by georgejanene

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Norseman is a historical gold mining town and Western Australia's gateway to the Nullarbor. Legend has it that a prospector named Laurie Sinclair tethered his horse 'Hardy Norseman' to a tree overnight in the 1890s, and by morning the horse had unearthed ...

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 ...

Ceduna to Cocklebiddy, Cocklebiddy, Australia travel blog

Ceduna to Cocklebiddy

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

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... windscreens that had obviously careered off the road on impact. The Nullarbor Desert is a vast plain that stretches across the south of Australia, it's name coming from the Latin for 'no trees' (check me, with my GCSE Latin  and my, ahem, Lonely ...

and they're off, Norseman, Australia travel blog

and they're off

A travel blog entry by keenos

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... about 100km the nullabor- it sounds great - but not wanting to push maz too hard we havnt booked.  Surprisingly, we soon reach norseman and maz is feeling really good. Its 3pm and with nothing here for us (weird place- sight of a famous horse who ...

Zwischenstopp, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Zwischenstopp

A travel blog entry by tomfroehle

Bis auf eine kleine Panne mit unserm Auto (Batterie leer) gabs hier nichts ...

South West Loop: Day 2, Norseman, Australia travel blog

South West Loop: Day 2

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... her how to spell it. She looked at us and raised a single eyebrow before slowly and carefully spelling out, K-I-M. She abandonded us in Norseman anyway where we spent the night as she met a mate (who, randomly, knows our mate Bex coz she works at the ...

Day 5 - Coolgardie to Norseman, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Day 5 - Coolgardie to Norseman

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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... who were thankful of the 25 kms pit stops - the cold weather and plenty of fluid during the ride made it a necessity. We made Norseman (named after a horse) at 4.30 pm - a slow day, but the second half being quite enjoyable. We set up in the squash ...

Day 59-60 Balladonia (Nullabor Stage 3), Balladonia, Australia travel blog

Day 59-60 Balladonia (Nullabor Stage 3)

A travel blog entry by millersofoz

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Day 59-60 Balladonia (NULLARBOR Stage ...

The Nullabour... (Meaning: never ending road...), Nullabour, Australia travel blog

The Nullabour... (Meaning: never ending road...)

A travel blog entry by thommo-travels

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Howdy folks, we are officially back on the grid! Wednesday morning we left Esperence, heading for the Nullabour, via Norseman, our last speck of civilization and fuel for quite a while. Stopping to fill the car and jerry cans proved ...

Norseman, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Norseman

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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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 ...

The visitor, Norseman, Australia travel blog

The visitor

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

Continued from ; Kanga bangers Parrots keep me amused as I drain several cups of coffee. I fill up the tank at the Mundrabilla roadhouse, it's cheaper this side of the SA border. There seem to be fewer rotting corpses hampering my progress this morning ...

Fraser Range Station - Sheep station, Fraser Range, Australia travel blog

Fraser Range Station - Sheep station

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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Woke early, because we had put our clocks back 1 and half hours!! so on the road by 7.45am. Drove another 7 hours through even more scrub, with little contact with other vehicles. Drove one stretch of road, that says it is the longest straightest in ...

The department of dick heads, Norseman, Australia travel blog

The department of dick heads

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... just knocking shops for desperate housewives. He goes on to say that he was then stopped by the Department of Dickheads - the South Australia Highway Police. And fined, for not wearing a helmet. I see that he wears a full coat and wide brimmed hat. It ...

First free freecamp, Norseman, Australia travel blog

First free freecamp

A travel blog entry by nicb69

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... and keep clean feet and thongs) We spent last night at our first real freecamp,courtesy of Camps 6 (the bible) 80km east of Norseman. They are shire provided parking bays with campsites extending back into the bush for miles (we always try to go away from ...

One year on, Norseman, Australia travel blog

One year on

A travel blog entry by gerry_goosehart

... Vague plan in mind. Could I ever have dreamed that today I would be cruising at speed down a sun kissed highway in South Australia. Window down, arm on the sill as music blares from the radio. Six cylinders of muscle pumping under the long bonnet in ...

Day 6 - Rest day, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Day 6 - Rest day

A travel blog entry by gatzby

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... Rec Centre for lunch. I then got my blog up to date. Mark, Alan, Robyn and Luke then headed off on foot to look at Norseman mines, slagheap (which is very prominent at the eastern end of town) and the town lookout. The walk turned out to be a lot longer ...

Camels, Emus, Kangaroos and The Outback, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Camels, Emus, Kangaroos and The Outback

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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... like a vast expanse of scrub land as far as the eye can see, 1,200 km to be precise. The Nullarbor also contains Australia's longest straight stretch of road, 147 km of absolutely nothing to do whatsoever. As a result, every driver without exception ...

Norseman, Norseman, Australia travel blog

Norseman

A travel blog entry by paulngail

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