Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by raccos

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We got to Kalgoorlie and did a bit of shopping. Jodi had to buy some bathers as he forgot them at home. We went up to see the Super Pit from the lookout. What an awesome site. The mine is huge - heaps of work happening. We then travelled to Leonora ...

Preparations have begun, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Preparations have begun

A travel blog entry by bncshute

We have been madly buying all the necessary things for the car, like a Hilift Jack, Rear Wheel canvas bin (which we luckily got for free), a side awning, Maxtrax and a snorkel kit for river crossings!!! We still aren't done yet! We need to get all the ...

Short Break, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Short Break

A travel blog entry by johnandi

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23/1 Onto to Kalgoorlie - staying at a 'proper' site tonight!! Kalgoorlie is just an old mining town and just as imagined - wide streets with bars on every corner - and some inbetween!! All with very wide verandas. A sleepy town with a population of ...

Besuch im Bordell, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Besuch im Bordell

A travel blog entry by sinddannmalweg

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... Stadtbewohner Kalgoorlies (viele Männer und kaum Frauen) prosperierte neben dem Goldabbau auch das Sexgewerbe. Prostitution war in Kalgoorlie im Gegensatz zum restlichen, eher prüden Australien bereits früh legal. Mittlerweile hat sich das ...

Gold and Brothels, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold and Brothels

A travel blog entry by mactracks

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I didn't have great expectations about Kalgoorlie, so was pleasantly surprised to see how lovely the town was. There are lots of beautiful old buildings, and they have all been really well maintained. The Super Pitt, which is an open cut gold ...

Kalgoorlie Kruising, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Kruising

A travel blog entry by bee.hive

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... enough due to the laundry operating hours being way too long. We then spent our day checking out the sights of Kalgoorlie. It’s obviously a gold rush town where gold was first discovered by an Irishman called ‘Paddy’ in 1894. ...

It's the Pits, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

It's the Pits

A travel blog entry by stoddart

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... it a vantage point to look out over the open cut mine, but it is also the end of the water pipeline that supplies Kalgoorlie from Perth, some 650km. From there we went to the Kalgoorlie Training Centre where there was a display of mining trucks and ...

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 ...

Kalgoorlie Super Pit Gold Mine.     Golf?., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie Super Pit Gold Mine. Golf?.

A travel blog entry by moffatsoztrip

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We drove 167klms this morning from Norseman to Kalgoorlie in the 4wd sardine can car.  On the way we looked at Coolgardie which is a very old mining town and so had beautiful old stone buildings all along the Main Street that were built in 1897! ...

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 ...

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