Travel Blogs from Port Hedland, Australia

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Port Headache, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Headache

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... 've used the minibar, you know). I click about in my pumps and pleated skirt looking very professional and saying "Accor's All Seasons Port Hedland, this is Catherine," into telephones and "You'll be in room 9, sir, that's on the second level in the ...

I am a Hospitality Goddess, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

I am a Hospitality Goddess

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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Looking back I see that my only real entry about my job in Port Hedland was on my second day, so I feel that I should give people a bit more of a sense of what I've been up to for four weeks and will be up to for another three. The cycle of this job ...

Yule River, Yule River, Australia travel blog

Yule River

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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Today we drove 840kms , so as you can imagine, not a phenomenal amount to report. I do however recommend buying some shares in Diet Coke. They have had a quite sizable rise in sales which looks set to continue, its a bloody long way up to ...

The Politics of Prawns, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

The Politics of Prawns

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... from "What is the premier's middle name---no, Premier, you can't answer" to "When was the last cabinet meeting held in Port Hedland"). The paper money was then used in an auction for surprise packages, and I wondered about the advisability of allowing ...

Goodbye, Red Dust!, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Goodbye, Red Dust!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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Today was my last day at work at the hotel, and I was glad to be done. I tossed my hated work shoes in the garbage at 2:05 and whooped. "That's it! I am done with this place!" Which, now that I think on it, might've been a bit of rubbing it in the faces ...

Australia - Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Australia - Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... 1 Driving out of the 'quieter than a ghost town' Cossak we embarked on our relatively short two and a half hour drive to Port Hedland; uneventful all bar a near run in with a huge two metre lizard which decided to ignore the miles of open freeway and ...

Anniversaries, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Anniversaries

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... call home?" A little house in Port Macquarie felt that way. My caravan, in Busselton, definitely home. My room here, in Port Hedland, it's home too. I did a summation when I left New South Wales of beds, cars, kilometres. I think there's ...

Road Trip the Fourth: Faster, Pussycat!, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Road Trip the Fourth: Faster, Pussycat!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... already done today, when I spot a sign on the notice board. JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! at the Mercure Inn, Port Hedland. Save money and see a unique part of Australia. Apply today, start tomorrow. I point it out to Donna and hold out my phone. She phones ...

A station with a difference, Indee Station, Western Australia, Australia travel blog

A station with a difference

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... of days ago when staying at a free 24 hour rest area we were recommended to stay at a campsite just before getting to Port Headland, called Indee Station. [Friendly place, well worth staying at other stations] [Settlers, This Is Spinal Tap ...

Port Hedland - NO STORY., Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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"My first day as a Road Train Driver...!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... night for us then, none of the partying we were used to on the kiwi experience bus! In the case of another stopover town, Port Hedland, although much bigger than Tom Price, the first thing Steve (our new driver) said about the town was to warn us ...

The long drive; Exmouth to Broome via Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

The long drive; Exmouth to Broome via Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by wickens

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... few weeks. We also promised the kids another trip to the local skate park to brush up on their scooter tricks.  Port Hedland is another one of numerous towns along the coast that have changed dramatically over the last 10 years, principally due to ...

Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by rachelhwalsh

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... wealth of Australia from rust-red soil - all else is a by-product of this sole ambition.  Even the international airport of Port Hedland has it’s being only so that wealthy, young engineers are able to fly to Bali and gain some relief from a ...

Road trains, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Road trains

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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... . We zijn daarom snel gestart met de tocht om deze binnen de komende anderhalve dag af te leggen. Inderdaad. De route naar Port Hedland en vervolgens naar Broome is echt dodelijk saai, zelfs met prachtig weer. De enige afleiding vormen de diverse (soms ...

Bardzo przemyslowe miasto, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Bardzo przemyslowe miasto

A travel blog entry by skleroz75

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... 250 km prostej drogi, a dookola tylko preria. W pewnym momencie mialam wrazenie, ze jestem Strusiem Pedziwiatrem i zaczelam wygladac kojota... Port Hedland to jedna wielka kopalnia zelaza i pewnie paru innych rzeczy. Miasto nam sie nie podoba, ale tez nie ...

Port hedland? Why?, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port hedland? Why?

A travel blog entry by sue-tonyprimeau

This port was a waste of time and energy, not sure why ship stopped here. Mine tour was only a tour of shipping area. Not a very safe industry, only 6 days without an accident, previous record 30 days...was extremely humid and hot. Ship food ...

Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by marcia_octoman

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... for an excessive $165 per room. It's nothing special, but comfortable and has air conditioning! Everything is overpriced here! Port Hedland handles a massive tonnage and is the place from which Pilbara's iron ore is shipped overseas. The town itself ...

Leaving karijini to conquer Mt Bruce, Karijini National Park, Australia travel blog

Leaving karijini to conquer Mt Bruce

A travel blog entry by flare

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... fun and we saw lots of brown coloured lizards in the track and heard lots of whistling birds! It was another long drive to port hedland!!! Once we got there we cracked up some more beers and got bitten alive by misquitos!! Fuckers!!! we all slept under ...

Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by keirle7

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... saw all the fishermen. We couldn't go swimming in the sea though as there were sharks, crocodiles & jelly fish! We went through Port Hedland which is a small mining town. We spent the night not far from Port Hedland at Indee Cattle Station. We were ...

I fear we are now going back to Perth, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

I fear we are now going back to Perth

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... a crossword scrathcard. God loves a trier as they say. No jobs, no destination, no home...we leave Broome and head south. To Port Hedland to be precise. It's a long drive but I have a nice 'mummy moment' as I think about my wonderful mum along the ...

Have you ever been as hot as a hippo?, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Have you ever been as hot as a hippo?

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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First day off of four and Dayne and I are in dispute over what time we are heading to Port Hedland already! I don't want to go if it going to be rainy and we are going to be stuck in the car for the weekend, Dayne on the other hand is raring to go! We ...

Port Headland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Headland

A travel blog entry by jenkins

Quick stop on the way to 80 mile ...

Di passaggio, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Di passaggio

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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Day 146-149 Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Day 146-149 Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by millersofoz

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...  We met another family in the park who are from Collie, they are travelling in a bus that broke down on the road into Port Hedland from Karijini. They spent 9 months in Exmouth and did not intend to stay at Port Hedland at all, but are now here for ...

New Tyres!, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

New Tyres!

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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... look they should belong on a tractor!! But feeling more confident on our ability to get down these crazy dirt roads! Stayed in Port Hadland, BHP Billiton ship all their iron ore out from here, the boats are huge and they just pump hundreds of tonnes of ...

Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by westy23

Just a stop ...

Port Hedland, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

Port Hedland

A travel blog entry by camer

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North, East, South, West?? SOUTH!!, Port Hedland, Australia travel blog

North, East, South, West?? SOUTH!!

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

... could at least take me back to Broome so I can make my way home... In the end we decide just to drive all the way to Port Hedland and set up camp in our little truck bay spot. By the time we arrive into Hedland we are both hungry and end up having a ...

Georgeous gorges, South Hedland, Australia travel blog

Georgeous gorges

A travel blog entry by lucypond

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... in one of the pools though - I was sweating my pants off. We must have spent 2-3 hours here and then set off for South Hedland. Not the best of places - an industrial town from where all the iron ore gets shipped to Asia. The dregs of society seem to ...

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Die "schönste" Stadt Australiens!

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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... Daher sind die Mining Companies dort stark vertreten. Auf den Strassen sind fast ausschliesslich Road Trains und Minenfahrzeuge und Port Hedland... was soll man sagen... Unbeschreiblich schirch! Und trotzdem ist der Caravan Park (gegenüber der ...

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