Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lazy morning in Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Lazy morning in Boulder

A travel blog entry by slog

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Sent from on the ...

Salt lakes, crown & tyre, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Salt lakes, crown & tyre

A travel blog entry by pathicks

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16/11/11 Esperance to Kalgoorlie 397km After writing my blog last night I played Poker with three nice German lads, Michael, Pascal & Kevin. I was up $8 and they too were travelling to the same YHA in Kalgoorlie by bus. There was only one town to pass ...

Doing well until the roof leaked, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Doing well until the roof leaked

A travel blog entry by ianandsusan

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... weren't any tracks on the road.  No one else camped overnight and it rained most of the night.  Drove out to Kalgoorlie and the road was pretty good a bit slippery but we didn't have to worry about getting bogged.  Hit the bitument after ...

are you safe, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

are you safe

A travel blog entry by campcleggett

Hi Mum, did you get to Perth safe? Lily got a bit overtired on thursday night [26/9/13] P.S she wanted her mummy. Lily is missing you alot but she said I love you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Me what she said. what are you up to? are you in Londen yet? I'm sure a 15 ...

Koorarawalyee (Boorabbin Rest Area) to Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Koorarawalyee (Boorabbin Rest Area) to Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by kayoz

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... happened too often. I'm not sure the girls would agree though. Tim was relieved. Only a small drive today. About 180k's. We got into kalgoorlie around 11am. We drove up the Main Street to the top end of town and turned around as we were looking for the ...

Into the Eastern Gold Fields, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Into the Eastern Gold Fields

A travel blog entry by pablop

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... train (126 trucks) that seemed to take forever to cross the road.  We stopped for lunch at Kambalda then off to Kalgoorlie/Boulder.      A quick stop was made for a couple of photos of the rock extracted from the Superpit, then a ...

Gold fever, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia travel blog

Gold fever

A travel blog entry by maggiepa12

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... !!  Col was impressed with the number of hotels in the town,  lost count but we went to a couple! Left Kalgoorlie and travelled through Coolgardie, a small reminder of what a great mining town it once was, and then onto Southern Cross, camped ...

Pure Gold!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Pure Gold!

A travel blog entry by s_bennett

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... enough to turn the camel trains that carried the water in from Perth!). Now here's a good story we read about. Gold was found in Kalgoorlie but not water. So when the settlers first arrived the only way to get water was to bring it all the way from Perth ...

The Indian Pacific - Part 1, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Indian Pacific - Part 1

A travel blog entry by laurs-and-matt

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... of blog writing and I started a new book! The hours passed quicker than expected and it wasn't too long before we arrived at Kalgoorlie! We were stopping here for 3 hours so they could refuel and fill up the water tanks. This meant we were free to leave ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by twosingers

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... trip around Aust. We had coffee together & had a good look around town.     Went through the Kalgoorlie Town Hall an impressive 1908 Edwardian style building with pressed metal ceilings, chandeliers, sweeping staircase, theatre, art and ...

A super pit!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

A super pit!

A travel blog entry by thegrubers

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... on the road, we started getting into gold country with mines, mine villages and everything that comes with it. We arrived in Kalgoorlie and found a nice caravan park in the Boulder region of town. There is a viewing platform that allows tourists to view ...

Kal, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kal

A travel blog entry by caravanparents

... is the salt water out of the old mines under it. Also finished off the Nullabour links course, if you started off at Kalgoorlie you would be spoilt as the other 16 holes probably wouldnt really compare to the Kal ones but they were sooo different, rocks ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

Mining toen founded by Paddy Hannan - wonder where he was ...

Every Day is a Winding Road, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Every Day is a Winding Road

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... have a wife and family to get back to so when I get back to civilisation I can go off and enjoy myself, doing whatever I feel like, within reason. This is, after all, what I came to Australia to do and right now, I'm really liking it. ...

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