Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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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, ...

The Adventures of KalBoy, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Adventures of KalBoy

A travel blog entry by cop12

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... Probably 30 pubs and 3 brothels is a good start. I haven't been slack in updating this infernal blog. Since arriving in Kalgoorlie it's been full-on. I really haven't had time to scratch myself in the last few weeks. The first week was spent ...

Last preparations / Letzte Vorbereitungen, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Last preparations / Letzte Vorbereitungen

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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16.10.2014        Kalgoorli, Australia        Km: 78941    Last preparations / Letzte Vorbereitungen Wir fahren heute nach Osten und verabschieden uns von Len. Viele Dank, dass du ...

Der Goldrausch hat uns, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Der Goldrausch hat uns

A travel blog entry by nadja-silu

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... die Nullarbor Wüste wären wir sehr gespannt gewesen, doch so haben wir immerhin die Möglichkeit, die Goldgräberstadt Kalgoorlie-Boulder etwas auszukundschaften. Wir nutzen die Gelegenheit und schauen uns noch einmal das Super Pit an. Wie erwartet ist ...

Another two bite the dust!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Another two bite the dust!

A travel blog entry by cop12

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Two more of my team members have been shown the door at BHP but for different reasons. John (Boilermaker) and Paul (Boilermaker) were given their marching orders while I was on my days off recently. John registered a positive alcohol reading before ...

Road tip, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Road tip

A travel blog entry by cats_adventure

... a mining town where the ratio is seven men to one woman. I thought the Perthlings like to donate money but these people from Kalgoorlie are the most generous by far. With there nearest beach 400k's away they were quite happy to give donations up for Surf ...

Mit dem Indian Pacific durch Australiens Weite, Kalgoorlie, Autralia travel blog

Mit dem Indian Pacific durch Australiens Weite

A travel blog entry by erikunterwegs

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... aus dem dicht bewaldeten Bushland immer stärker die für Australien typische rote Erde. Gegen 22 Uhr halten wir in Kalgoorlie, einer Goldgräberstadt knapp 700km von Perth entfernt, an. In einer Whistle-Stop-Tour haben Zugreisende die ...

A tribute to Gordon Wass - Brisbane City Council, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A tribute to Gordon Wass - Brisbane City Council

A travel blog entry by cop12

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... not long before I left in May. As soon as he saw me Gordon remarked: "Hey mate. You won't need a jacket in Kalgoorlie mate." The temperature on nightshift at BHP was usually in single figures. I always wore four layers of clothing and had the heater ...

Thars gold in tham thar hills, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Thars gold in tham thar hills

A travel blog entry by alasdairnicola

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... 40 degree heat, smashing open rocks and finding smaller rocks inside we decided we'd had enough and should head for the proper goldfield. Kalgoorlie is home to the Super Pit. Not a superhero who can dig holes fast but an open caste gold mine about 80km ...

Day 30 - Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Australia travel blog

Day 30 - Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cody55

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In the morning mum and I went for a jog down the street. I then did my school work for the day. After that dad came back from his ride and we cooked pancakes for breakfast. After breakfast we went to a lookout and a tank for the towns water. The fresh ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by sammyjodes

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4/11/2016 – 6/11/2016 — 3 nights Prospector Holiday Park (76) – $35 per night It was a 4-hour drive to Kalgoorlie and we arrived around 1pm and set up. We visited Kal last year so this stop was short and sweet; we had done the touristy ...

DAY 37 - NORSEMAN TO KALGOORLIE-BOULDER - SUPERPIT, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

DAY 37 - NORSEMAN TO KALGOORLIE-BOULDER - SUPERPIT

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... PARK, NORSEMAN (the most incredible shower of my life so far!) 2. MIDDLETON BEACH, ALBANY 3. PORONGURUP RANGE 4. DISCOVERY HOLIDAY PARK, KALGOORLIE-BOULDER (wide blast area and skin tingingly good, like a massage, sublime!) 5. PEACEFUL BAY     ...

Gold Town!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold Town!

A travel blog entry by agi_and_rudi

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... water to the city’s residents. In general water is potable in Australia but this tap water is really disgusting. The streets of Kalgoorlie are wide and empty so there are no traffic jams as there are maximum five cars at a time on one street. Well ...

Super Pit!, South Boulder, Australie travel blog

Super Pit!

A travel blog entry by mjmj

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Le plus grand trou qu'on ait jamais ...

The Indian Pacific, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Indian Pacific

A travel blog entry by sahs

... ; I didn't see much other than the train station because I was afraid of missing it leaving, and being stranded for three days in Kalgoorlie.  The most amazing thing though was that I had been on the train for eleven and a half hours and I was ...

Kalgoorlie, the end of the road...trip, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie, the end of the road...trip

A travel blog entry by gilesandnikki

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... .  After a quick 2 night stay in Perth and a day trip to Freemantle we headed out on the train to Kalgoorlie. Now Kalgoorlie is something of unique settlement, an old mining town which is now dominated by the 'superpit' and enormous hole in the ...

Great Tour with Gold Rush Tours, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia travel blog

Great Tour with Gold Rush Tours

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... turning camel trains and even caravans.]   The tour I went on was a great introduction to the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, exploring the magnificent architecture of the 1890's along the cities' main streets, and learning of the region's fascinating ...

First day done, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

First day done

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels

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Day one.. Yay.. we are on our way. It set the alarm for 05:30… why it did that I do not know.. Neither of us slept.. too excited. Have not been as excited since I was a kid.. Up at 05:00, why I don’t know… after the last minute rush all ...

Gold City, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold City

A travel blog entry by steve-adrienne

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... town. The information centre in Menzies was very helpful and we have come away from there with lots of info on the tours around Kalgoorlie - so we are planning which ones we might do. The super pit which was begun by Alan Bond - but not finished by him - ...

Red, soil, hot, hot, hot, on the road to gold, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Red, soil, hot, hot, hot, on the road to gold

A travel blog entry by lroff

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Today we headed out early as this was a driving day to Kalgoorlie. Following a large white water pipeline, we drove on through places like Grass Patch and Salmon Gums until we came to the mining community of Norseman.  This community, known as ...

Fresh fruit and veg!!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Fresh fruit and veg!!

A travel blog entry by dentons

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... lunch-time, set up and did some much needed grocery shopping. Stretch completed the 17th & 18th hole of golf at the Kalgoorlie Golf Club (what a magnificent course, not a year old yet, owned by the council, have spent $20 million so far and about to ...

Indian Pacific to Adelaide, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Indian Pacific to Adelaide

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... and it continues to draw me back to it.  For the balance of today we will be backtracking over territory I covered to Kalgoorlie.  We took a wide swing North and followed the Swan and Avon River Valleys back to Northam and got glimpses of river ...

Made it to Western Australia, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Made it to Western Australia

A travel blog entry by ronkayaroundoz

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... in cages plus play areas for kids. A lot of families were picnicking and relaxing in the shade.  Kalgoorlie gets its water from Manduring Weir near Perth. The pipeline that delivers the water was finished in 1903 and is ...

I Feel the Earth Move...., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

I Feel the Earth Move....

A travel blog entry by samaraclifford

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... a 3 or something on the rumbling ground scale, nothing serious, however with the amount of old and uncharted shaft goldmines under Kalgoorlie it did worry me somewhat that it is in an earthquake prone area. anything of a decent size and the place will ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by carween

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Today we journeyed on towards Kalgoorlie - a long day - 400 klms.  The weather was Melbourne like - drizzly and very cold.  So were quite happy to drive along in the warmth and comfort of our car, only stopping briefly at Norseman and ...

Indoor Swimming and Good Hair Days, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Indoor Swimming and Good Hair Days

A travel blog entry by samaraclifford

... the whole time I lived here I never noticed how chlorinated the tap water is. As soon as I got to my brother's house in Kalgoorlie I really needed a shower so I turned the taps on and got ready to jump right in. As the water heated up the familar smell of ...

Goldfields of Kal, Kalgoolie, Australia travel blog

Goldfields of Kal

A travel blog entry by suzy_n_phil

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Goldfields of ...

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