Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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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 griffingetaways

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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 ...

Farewell to Kalgoorlie..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Farewell to Kalgoorlie...

A travel blog entry by markandshirley

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Today was about preparing for our travels across the Nullarbor Plain and we spent the morning doing a bit of shopping in town and making sure we can get through a few days with only roadhouses for company.  The weather was hot and sunny today so we ...

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 ...

Kalgoorlie 1, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie 1

A travel blog entry by ironinkent

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Travel day from Singapore to Kalgoorlie. Saying fond farewells and thanks to Rebecca Dook, our gracious hostess, a quick taxi ride took us directly to Changi, and a painless checking in session.  Whilst waiting in the departures lounge, which had ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by jasmineh

Kalgoorlie ...

Days 85 - 88   Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Days 85 - 88 Kalgoorlie-Boulder

A travel blog entry by sparksfamily

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Well we've had a good time in Kalgoorlie-Boulder over the last three days. This was our last stop before starting the long drive home across the Nullarbor tomorrow.  We spent most of our first day at the Australian Prospectors & Mining Hall of ...

The Super Pit..., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Super Pit...

A travel blog entry by markandshirley

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... een heuse goud rush creerde de stad. De originele ondergrondse mijnen kun je nog steeds zien vanuit de pit. Ook het raadshuis van Kalgoorlie heeft een 24k goude dome en schitterd in de zon. We zagen de monster dump trucks van erg dichtbij en reden door ...

Nullarbor Plain and Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Nullarbor Plain and Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cmukon

... ; We stopped at the place renowned for having the richest square mile in the world...meaning gold.  Kalgoorlie is the heart of the gold mining industry in Australia.  We saw the largest open pit gold mine in the southern hemisphere.  Pretty ...

GOLD FEVER!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

GOLD FEVER!

A travel blog entry by aitkenadventure

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... it still offer its "services", it is also listed on the "top things to do" list to take a brothel tour and learn about Kalgoorlie's colourful past. A major drawcard for tourists visiting Kalgoorlie is a trip to marvel at the SUPER PIT! The pit is 3.5 kms ...

Turen fra Cacade, over Nullabor til Adelaide, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Turen fra Cacade, over Nullabor til Adelaide

A travel blog entry by missglobetrotte

... for et hospital, da de mindre lokale hospitaler har problemer med at tiltraekke dygtige laeger der til, de vil hellere vaere i byen. Kalgoorlie bestaar af 80% maend, de arbejder alle sammen ude i minerne. Det hostel vi boede paa for en nat pga mega ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by thehardys

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... which we had on a hard drive. Hard getting good TV reception everywhere we went. Next morning we did a tour of the town. Kalgoorlie is a really beautiful town with old buildings that have been well looked after. One thing they are not short on here is ...

Nullarbor to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Nullarbor to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by suo

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... 16 ltr / 100 km, despite choosing the flattest, most downhill section of the journey for one of his stints! Now parked up on Kalgoorlie sports ground as the campsite was closed by the time we arrived! Just waiting for the bikies to arrive....never a dull ...

Ceduna - Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Ceduna - Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by sommer-days

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... off tomorrow and hope to catch up with the Caroline and Alistair and their girls some time up north. Tomorrow we will be in Kalgoorlie and the start of another leg of our journey. We are nearly at the end of our Nullarbor adventure, and really enjoyed ...

Can you guess the brothel record?, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Can you guess the brothel record?

A travel blog entry by kbjackson7154

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... – Australia’s oldest working brothel. Built at the turn of the century, this famous Hay Street landmark is Kalgoorlie’s only original historical brothel remaining from Kalgoorlie’s famous gold rush. It’s at least 114 years ...

Jan 23, 2013, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Jan 23, 2013

A travel blog entry by rachface26

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Leaving for big adventure., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Leaving for big adventure.

A travel blog entry by janice321

This is the start.  The excitment and anxiety is building.  Please be forwarned for anyone reading this blog.  I make the occassional spelling mistake, but you will get the general idea, I'm ...

The tour of Kalgoorlie by Ayesha, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The tour of Kalgoorlie by Ayesha

A travel blog entry by pkoens

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... starting up the head engineer committed suicide.  Good think we don't have that in our Ethics guidelines!   The town of Kalgoorlie reminds me of Butte Montana.  Butte has this big open pit mine for Copper.  The tow towns are very ...

Left Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Left Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by saanne

Packed the ute n trailer, said thanks for the memories to Kalgoorlie and headed East with Chucky the dog and Forrest the ...

Across the nullabor, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Across the nullabor

A travel blog entry by weareontheroad

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... and we stopped at Head of the Bight and saw about 30 whales swimming and splashing around with their calves. What a most spectacular sight we were lucky enough to witness. We crossed the South Australia boarder by mid afternoon and set up camp at ...

Getting Organised, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Getting Organised

A travel blog entry by campcleggett

Hi! No, I haven't left yet.  Busy getting organised for our adventure. Love Trace ...

Kalgoorlie to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by gwenandron

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... to everything that has happened, this is the first opportunity I've had to write it. After we left Norseman, we arrived at Kalgoorlie and stayed overnight in Centennial Park in a 24 hour free rest area.  Being an RV friendly town, this facility was ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by butch.christine

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Well here we are at Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Kalgoorlie is like no other town I have ever been to!!  Its a mixture of a town out of a Western movie and a modern city.  Many of the buildings are over 100 years old hailing from the ...

Day 8, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by familytrip2010

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... think just to say Hi but maybe random breath tests.) Finally we drag Bill out of the Museum/info centre and head back to Kalgoorlie. Bill drops kids & I back at the caravan park and heads off for another Super Cheap Auto hit before we head off. Back ...

On National Route 94 - The Great Eastern Highway, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

On National Route 94 - The Great Eastern Highway

A travel blog entry by kerstin_trips

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... ?? Zuender nass geworden?? Keine Ahnung, auf jeden Fall hatten wir uns leider umsonst den A... abgefroren... Achja: hier in Kalgoorlie brauchen wir keine Notfalluebung... wir schlafen wegen des Wetter gleich von vornherein in unserem SUV (mir faellt grad ...

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