Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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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 ...

Travel - Home to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Travel - Home to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by mivawebb

600 odd kilometre drive to Kalgoorlie. Left at 7:45 and circled Midland before heading East up Great Eastern Highway. First stop was necking and a quick look at the Earthquake Display. Nice set of bent railway lines. Then onto Cunderdin, Kaleberrin, ...

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 ...

Gold Fever, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold Fever

A travel blog entry by thegreenteam

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... towns all joined by railway. When the gold dried up, all but three of the towns were deserted, these three being Kalgoorlie, Boulder and Williamstown. Hence this area is actually known as Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Not sure what happened to Williamstown! For the ...

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 ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by debbiestevenson

Phone call at 8am to go for job interview at one of the nursing homes in the afternoon. Positive I think, have to wait n see, both applied for police ...

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 ...

The Nullarboring (Nullarbor), Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Nullarboring (Nullarbor)

A travel blog entry by hncaroundoz

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... of nowhere on the side of the road. We had a fire and roasted marshmallows. It was great, I didn't mind that we where on the side of the road. Today we drove for 8 and a half hours and over 645km. We got to Kalgoorlie. We are at a nice caravan ...

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 ...

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