Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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The Nullabor Plain, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Nullabor Plain

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... Dutch student. We played cards and chatted in the dining car and after dinner the train stopped for 3 hours at the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie. Here some people went on a tour of the open cast mine (one of the largest in the world) ,which I hope to do ...

Home, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by snookymumma

Back home and back to work Thank you to everyone I've  met on the way  - you have all contributed in some amazing way to an fantastic adventure (except the horrible taxi driver in Mexico) Thank you to my friend Anne for ...

Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie-Boulder

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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... way to break up the drive along the Nullarbor.  We even have certificates to prove we did it! Visited the Super Pit in Kalgoorlie (a big gold mine).  Was really eerie.  Scary what man can do when he puts his mind to it. Stayed in an ...

La vie de bohemiennes (Christine), Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

La vie de bohemiennes (Christine)

A travel blog entry by chansa

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... sans aucun doute, les centaines de mouches (qu'on avale parfois) ne nous derangent plus autant. Ce matin, nous quittons Kalgoorlie en route pour la prochaine ville. Une petite fraicheur hivernale nous a finalement rejointes, et malgre nous, elle nous ...

Pirate memory game, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Pirate memory game

A travel blog entry by rugdaniels

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Bon soir, et wilkommen. Im currently sitting in a tent after sampling the local nightlife in Kalgoorlie. The temperature is mild and ive been drinking tooheys extra dry. Its been our most tumultuous couple of days so far. The last entry in Perth was ...

It ain't half hot Mum!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

It ain't half hot Mum!

A travel blog entry by rconkling

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G'Day from Oz! We've arrived in a place called Kalgoorlie, in the heart of the Australian goldfields. We arrived in the middle of a thunderstorm and it's still raining and cool now so we've taken the time to update our blog. We aren't complaining about ...

L'outback du sud-ouest australien !, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

L'outback du sud-ouest australien !

A travel blog entry by cyril.galland

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... ) und letzlich Wave Rock, auf dem Rueckweg nach Perth. Bis Bald Cyril Hi eveybody, hello from Kalgoorlie-Boulder, a gold mining city in the Outback from Wester Australia. Programme: it's really hot (45 degree !), visit from the Super Pit (an open-cut gold ...

FINALLY updating the travel blog, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

FINALLY updating the travel blog

A travel blog entry by chris.fiona

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... for a little play around but haven’t found anything but rubbish... Bugger I wanted to become rich FAST!!! I have to say I like Kalgoorlie, it’s just a shame the beach is so far away or we’d probably stay longer :o)  Breanna has been ...

From the desert to the brothel..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

From the desert to the brothel...

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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So today I leave the outback... I get up early and make the most of the free internet and have a last chat with Alex and Sam and then they head off to work and I gather up the remainder of my stuff. This place has become my home, and even though I have ...

Just Passing Thru.... (part 1), Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Just Passing Thru.... (part 1)

A travel blog entry by hayleyandlorna

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... of Heinz spagetti by mistake. Lorna was not pleased. Still it was a pleasant trip and we had the excitement of a stop in the city of Kalgoorlie to look forward to. We got in here at about 10.30pm and were due to leave at 1am. To fill the time there's a ...

Such is life ..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Such is life ...

A travel blog entry by worldwidewidu

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... , innerhalb von 10 Tagen sollten dann alle aufgefuehrten Maengel behoben werden oder der Wagen verliert seine "Fahrerlaubnis". In Kalgoorlie sind der Polizei anscheind die GELBEN STICKER ausgegangen, denn hier fahren die Autos teilweise ohne Tueren und ...

Goldfields of Kal, Kalgoolie, Australia travel blog

Goldfields of Kal

A travel blog entry by suzy_n_phil

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Goldfields of ...

All aboard, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

All aboard

A travel blog entry by paulleck1975

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... quick. We'd made up some time and were an hour ahead but after over an hours wait for some freight trains we rolled in to Kalgoorlie a bit behind schedule. Not that it mattered. It was about 11.30 and everywhere of use was shut. I was hoping find a ...

Sh**t a brick!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Sh**t a brick!

A travel blog entry by biggmik

So here i am, minding my own business sieving for silver in the outback on a glorious day, the only person for miles around. Imagine my surprise then, when dipping my had in to a sample bag for more earth to put through my sieve, it reappeared with a ...

from a Cook to a peice of Gold, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

from a Cook to a peice of Gold

A travel blog entry by rossport

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... were back and Nancy was still snorting as she blew a couple of flies out of her nose, and we were off again towards Kalgoorlie the gold town we arrived there after a day of looking out the window spotting Wedged tail eagles and a few Emu's (pronounced ...

Fridays... same the world over, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Fridays... same the world over

A travel blog entry by biggmik

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So, friday. I'm at work... get in and spend the first hour making a brew and avoiding going on site. finally cave in and work til 11, and have a half hour break. then, go back out and find that the rig has broken down. again. so, i try and keep myself ...

Red Dust..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Red Dust...

A travel blog entry by biggmik

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MY God, they weren't kidding when they said there's a lot of red dust in Kalgoorlie and not much else.. not had chance to check the rest of the town yet, but i can tell they were right about the ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by sunshinetrekker

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Passed through Kalgoorlie and decided to take the long scenic route south around the border!  Let's just say lots of driving, ham sandwiches, bathroom breaks (which I'm notorious for) and lots of Filippo peeing in (as he would say)  'the nature' ...

Kalgoorlie, WA, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie, WA

A travel blog entry by aussie_trip

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... width as they were back then to accomodate the Camel trains that the miners used to use. This is the only place in Australia with working brothels, which share the same street as the backpacker hostels, and most pubs have 'skimpies' to serve you. ...

The drive to Kal - 600km into the desert, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The drive to Kal - 600km into the desert

A travel blog entry by qureshio1

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... full of heritage buildings and hotels and bars, and an array of shops all lining the one main street of town. Actually Kalgoorlie is, I think the biggest outback town and it sure was substantially bigger than anywhere else we had passed through today. ...

Museums and mines, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Museums and mines

A travel blog entry by qureshio1

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... , we grabbed a quick lunch from a cafe and decided to take a drive through the town of boulder and some other parts of Kalgoorlie.  We visited a famous pub where the miners actually purpose built a mine shaft up into the pub, coming up right in the ...

Out in the Wilderness!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Out in the Wilderness!

A travel blog entry by broc_and_bailey

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... get on the road early, but this didn’t happen! We hit the road around 12ish & made it to this side of Kalgoorlie that evening! I’ll have to say, Cocklebiddy was an experience as we would never get out to such an isolated place in Ireland ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by crampo4

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Spent a day and a night in Kalgoorlie which was once the major gold mining town in Australia and as a result has a well developed large town, although many of the buildings resembled something out of the wild west! The streets are really wide (made so ...

Do they have doll ques over here?, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Do they have doll ques over here?

A travel blog entry by biggmik

After 3 weeks of searching and public holidays i finally got mysoef a job, working in sample prep at an Assay lab in town. Basically it involves breaking up rocks for analysis, to see if it's full of gold or other precious minerals. The job itself was ...

Gold, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold

A travel blog entry by middletonfamily

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... cave rock, more beautiful than wave rock and then to Burra rock and the dam on the rock for a refreshing swim.   We left Kalgoorlie in the afternoon after Jack and Bec had been out prospecting for gold and I with the girls had finished a number of ...

Baby it's warm outside, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Baby it's warm outside

A travel blog entry by biggmik

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Inspired by the recent heatwave that's hit Kalgoorlie, here's my adaptation of  Ray Charles' "Baby It's cold outside". On my way home from work at 5pm, it was 41 degrees c in the shade (nearly fifty in the sun). overnight temps of 28. it's TOO ...

7.24pm - Wagons Roll, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

7.24pm - Wagons Roll

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... was interesting enough, but not really worth the $24 I paid for it. That’s why I’ve decided not to do the Kalgoorlie one this evening – trundling around on a bus in the dark is hardly seeing the sights anyway. Still, I got some nice ...

Christmas in Kal, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Christmas in Kal

A travel blog entry by biggmik

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It's been a while since i've added to this dear travelogue and that's mostly because since i got back into Kal, i've done pretty much bugger all. Don't go looking for work 2 weeks before christmas, because it ain't happening. So, purse strings were ...

More drama in Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

More drama in Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cop12

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... Trades Assistant called Brian. Now Brian had worked in the industry for many years across the country on many sites and had been in Kalgoorlie for the past three years. You could say that he was my Mr. Miyagi or my Obi-Wan Kenobi. He'd started teaching ...

Junailua, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Junailua

A travel blog entry by matkaajamaks

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... km. Myöskään asutusta ei radan varrella ihan hirveästi ollut: Ainoa isompi kaupunki matkan varrella oli kaivoskaupunki Kalgoorlie, johon tultiin puoli yhdentoista aikaan illalla, ja paikka oli pelottavan kuollut. Juna pysähtyi siellä reilun tunnin, ...

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