Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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Having a blast in Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Having a blast in Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by travln

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... I got the washing on asap. We moved the van onto the other site and then headed  into the mainstreet  of Kalgoorlie to the Visitor Information Centere.  We paid for a WA National Park Pass and then walked up the main street of Kalgoorlie ...

Rally Rantings, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Rally Rantings

A travel blog entry by binskin

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As you see we are still in Kalgoorlie camped near a lake about 10 ks out of town with a group of Highway Wanderers (10 plus motorhomes) having a bit of R&R after the rally or rather having our own mini rally. A  communal barbecue ...

A golden father's day, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A golden father's day

A travel blog entry by bee.hive

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... ;luckily the surprise I had in store for Lee came just at the right time! Our father’s day was to be spent at Rydges, Kalgoorlie. Oh how we long for a shower! Yes the motorhome does have a shower but it uses up so much water that its better we ...

A Super Tour, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A Super Tour

A travel blog entry by travln

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... we noticed that the museum in the old Town Hall which was supposed to be shut on Sundays was open.  (The tourist brochures for Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie need some serious updating!)  But it was going to cost us $16 to go in and it didn’t ...

Mining country, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Mining country

A travel blog entry by mawstrip

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... ;which ran until the 1970's. In 1917, a standard gauge railway line was completed, connecting Kalgoorlie to the city of Port Augusta, South Australia across 2,000 kilometres (1,243 mi) of desert, and consequently the rest of the ...

A long stretch of road, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A long stretch of road

A travel blog entry by travln

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... drove on to Norseman and called into the Visitor Information Centre and picked up lots of brochures for the South West Corner and also Kalgoorlie. Carl got some fuel and then we headed north to Kalgoorlie. We decided to ring a few caravan parks on the way ...

Flying High, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Flying High

A travel blog entry by stoddart

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... tower with a golden dome.  It was built in 1899. We then went to the museum which concentrates on the history of Kalgoorlie and gold mining.  We went to the viewing platform up on the head frame and got an excellent 360 degree view of the ...

Von Southern Cross bis Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Von Southern Cross bis Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by georghenn

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... noch wenig, denn die Entwicklung ist hier stehen geblieben und als neues Zentrum hat sich unser heutiges Ziel, Kalgoorlie, herausgebildet. Coolgardie, heute eine kleine unbedeutende Stadt, im Gegensatz zu Kalgoorlie, das als Doppelzentrum mit Boulder, ...

Historical Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Historical Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by hortonsholiday

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... 17/4) so we walked down Burt Street (wish I could say a classy Street Trace but sorry no!). About this time last year Kalgoorlie-Boulder suffered an earthquake which damaged a lot of the old buildings, many are still being repaired so there is still ...

Coastal Views, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Coastal Views

A travel blog entry by binskin

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Currently at rally site in Kalgoorlie finally DB is off out of my hair helping set up trade areas whilst I am manning the two way for first aid where to date very little action thank goodness. Since the last blog we have made our way along the southern ...

Homesick, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Homesick

A travel blog entry by 10feettripping

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2 weeks until we get back and I am starting to get homesick it is not a very good feeling but we are almost home so we have to keep going, to pass the time I look back and remember what we have done wye don't you? Getting closer to home Mini ...

Super Pit and the RFDS, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Super Pit and the RFDS

A travel blog entry by 10feettripping

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... a history of gold it was fitting to see the top of the clock tower was gilded. Lots of elaborate buildings still stand in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, a nod to the past when there was lots of money around and the first 'sunbaker' was found. The RFDS visitor ...

Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie-Boulder

A travel blog entry by 10feettripping

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... command unit drove passed, surely more than normal. Leaving town, we spotted the first few bikies. By the time we rolled into Kalgoorlie, bikies were everywhere and all over the in BP station. Some of the residents and the Police had lined the streets to ...

In Planning, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

In Planning

A travel blog entry by andreatim

Staring to plan the big trip! So much excitment and so little time and money. That bloody saying keeps going through my head! "Take half as much clothes and twice as much money". I keep wondering will i have enough? I dont want to miss out on aything, so ...

Kalgoorlie Sightseeing, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder

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Today we visited the Superpit and then went to the loopline railway museum, which does not run trains at the moment as the lines have been consumed by the superpit. The boys then made a selection of lollies at the little boulder sweet shop, with a huge ...

Kalgoorlie Mining Museums, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Mining Museums

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder

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... , Max and Michael went to the mining hall of fame and went on an underground tour and looked around the old mine workings despite it being rather chilly with a huge wind chill factor. Then we caught up with friends who are currently working in ...

Narembeen to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Narembeen to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder

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Drove to Kalgoorlie through the wheat belt country, arrived in Kalgoorlie and were amazed by the size of the superpit both during the day and at ...

Kalgoorlie and on to Cape LeGrande, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie and on to Cape LeGrande

A travel blog entry by thekays

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... another dip in the pool to cool us all down finished the day nicely. 4/2/13- 15/2/13 Cape Le Grand NP Farewell to Kalgoorlie, and a long 400km drive to Cape Le Grand to reunite with the Harris-Allans. Fortunately we were heading east of Esperance, as ...

14 Days to go, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

14 Days to go

A travel blog entry by andreatim

... out of the country when we arrive. I think we better have a way out, dont want the first leg of our trip to have to turn around and be deported back to Australia. Off to pack bags, organise international drivers licence and that dreaded travel ...

The super pit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The super pit

A travel blog entry by drownsroundaus

Decided last night we were just going to just go for it and go for Kalgoorlie. Made good time and got here rather smoothly. Set up and then set off for the super pit to see the gold mine modern times way. THe trucks are huge and didn't get to get too ...

From gold to the coast - two nights in Perth, Kalgoorlie to Perth, Australia travel blog

From gold to the coast - two nights in Perth

A travel blog entry by ozjag

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Day 11: Another early morning, but this time we were woken by the 'doof doof" music that emanated from the nightclub in the pub across the road. A 5.30 am rise and packed and ready to go an hour later. Breakfast at Maccas, and off we went. This was to be ...

Leaving Home for Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Leaving Home for Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by doreen650

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... who are friends who live in the same village as we do,Weather was fine ,slight head wind. Took fuel at Southern Cross and at Kalgoorlie.We all had dinner at Rebecca's house .Rebecca is a niece to Dennis.We had a lovely dinner and a few reds. Watched the ...

Goldfield capital of the west, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Goldfield capital of the west

A travel blog entry by aussiestewies

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... them. Back at camp for lunch and we start to pack up as we leave tomorrow for Esperance. We have enjoyed our time in Kalgoorlie and especially our time at the Discovery Park Kalgoorlie and recommend it as the place to stay. Please join us for our next ...

Off to Perth, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Off to Perth

A travel blog entry by stevied

Tough old morning this is going to be, leaving Mojo behind for seven weeks. He's in good hands & I know that he'll be looked after - just hope thathe doesn't pine for me as much as I will for ...

Land of Wilson Tuckey, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Land of Wilson Tuckey

A travel blog entry by craggles29

... 's major roads with "Great"... Not much of note on the way, with lunch at Merredin, passed through the seemingly ghost town of Coolgardie. Arrived in Kalgoorlie late afternoon to the smiling face of Wilson Tuckey on many campaign posters. Scary ...

Days 28, 29 & 30, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Days 28, 29 & 30

A travel blog entry by swtnbryant

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... out for morning tea & had fun in the park.  We then just milled around checking out what was left to see in Kalgoorlie, did end up checking out the jewellery shops but was very disappointed with what was on offer, not great.  Tomorrow we are ...

Kalgoorlie full of history, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie full of history

A travel blog entry by goingbush2013

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Kalgoorlie is another huge town 31,000 people and most of the buildings are old but well kept. The town is very green which is surprising as they depend on a lot of water via a pipeline from Perth 650km away. The town is very much a mining town and there ...

Perth to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Perth to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by gregnkel

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Pretty long drive today just under 6hrs on the road, seen what we thought was the rabbit proof fence, but our attempts to connect to the internet failed so we couldn't confirm it L Goldfields pipeline pretty amazing, still cant get my head around how ...

what a Hole in the ground, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

what a Hole in the ground

A travel blog entry by megs_adventure

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... gold. the trucks looked very small from so high up but where really very big. I found a small piece of gold in a rock in the car park and we heard a thump which was an explosion we saw lots of snotty nosed aboriginal kids at the McDonald's in Kalgoorlie ...

..ou le coeur de l'histoire minière !, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

..ou le coeur de l'histoire minière !

A travel blog entry by choufleur

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... diamètre (ou circonférence, je ne sais plus bien). Bon plan bonus : il y a encore de l'or !! Visite du visite western australia museum pour se donner une idée de la vie à la mine et se replonger dans la folle ambiance des ruées vers l'or ...

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