Travel Blogs from Kalgoorlie, Australia

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Kalgoorlie - haven't left yet!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie - haven't left yet!

A travel blog entry by megan.byfield

Okay, so I haven't left yet... But I am excited ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... ;s amazing what a few degrees can do) while I went up the street and organized some film processing.  Ahh yes!  Kalgoorlie is an interesting town – I had forgotten.  A typical mining town with attractions to match in the pubs and up ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by sommer-days

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... and quiet, it was very tempting to stay longer. The Super Pit (or Big Hole, as it is sometimes referred to) in Kalgoorlie, was the brainchild of failed entrepreneur Alan Bond. His idea was to buy up all the existing leases along the fabulously rich ...

Our Nullarbor Golf Links Adventure., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Our Nullarbor Golf Links Adventure.

A travel blog entry by caz.on.tour

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... , something different for this blog..... just pictures.  This tells the story of our golf game across the Nullarbor from Ceduna SA to Kalgoorlie WA Hope it gives you a bit of a laugh "At Zelk's expense, hehe" 1)   Click on first picture to get a ...

Indian Pacific > Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Indian Pacific > Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by cpowell86

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Day 1 Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 1 Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by elainedaniels

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... long but smooth day of driving. Made it out of Perth before the city traffic rush thanks to our early start. Arrived in Kalgoorlie about 3pm after a few food, toilet and stretching stops. Have been listening to a talking book on the way which helped pass ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by lindann

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... was at work and doing the washing, repacking the car ready to move on tomorrow. On Wednesday after doing some food shopping we left Kalgoorlie and headed east. It was a lovely day about 30*. We travelled 400km and have stopped for the night at Afghan ...

last night in Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

last night in Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by peter_maggie

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... a high note knowing that soon enough we'll be going camping, or is it caravanning(?) round Australia ~~   Have included a couple of photo's tonight, of the events of today, and leaving with a beautiful sunset. bye from Kalgoorlie/Boulder   ...

Enroute on the Indian-Pacific, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Enroute on the Indian-Pacific

A travel blog entry by mightym00se

We were supposed to stop at Kalgoorlie for a tour of the large open pit mine, however the train was delayed due to an ill passenger that had to be taken off...she ended up being ...

going back in time, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

going back in time

A travel blog entry by peter_maggie

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... , Monday we are off to Hyden, visit Wave Rock and Wednesday we'll be heading home. I can honestly say, it's been a wonderful, exciting and learning experience here in Kalgoorlie/Boulder, and look forward to the next part of our trip.     ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by bazandcaz

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Training it to Adelaide, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Training it to Adelaide

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... for karaoke.  Anywho, Jess brought a guitar and sang a lot of songs in the dining car after hours. When we stopped in Kalgoorlie for a few hours late at night, we all ventured out to the gas station to buy some much needed fruits and vegetables. It ...

The Superpit Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Superpit Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by slog

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Sent from on the ...

Which way will we go???, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Which way will we go???

A travel blog entry by wandarrah

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... the road. So the weather has made the decision for Ray, we're going down to Kalgoolie, to do the Nullabour. (All sealed roads) Kalgoorlie it is for tonight, might go to the pub for dinner. Staying at the Goldminers Caravan Park this time, we'll see what ...

second day at Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

second day at Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by peter_maggie

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... 's and 'her' girls, it was not what I expected, but nevertheless I found it interesting as it was all part of the Kalgoorlie history.   My views: The toilets are clean (toilet humour) at the caravan park (holiday park for our American readers) and ...

The Nullabor!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Nullabor!

A travel blog entry by kym111

Day 5 - 8 Norseman to Streaky Bay, SA After leaving Kalgoorlie early, with a fuel stop at Norseman, we commenced the long drive to Eucla. A nicer drive than expected, starting with rainforest type vegetation out of Norseman, changing to grassland, hills, ...

Kalgoorlie making the biggest landfill tip., Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie making the biggest landfill tip.

A travel blog entry by hyndsite

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The trip from Westonia to Kalgoorlie was uneventful despite the standard of the Great Eastern Highway. Some parts looked like the Government had hired the Irish scammers that were touring Australia laying driveways (poorly). One section appeared to have ...

Wave Rock, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Wave Rock

A travel blog entry by smithscircuit

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... should we have met with mishap.  We hit the highway again just west of Yellowdine, fueled up and then headed into Kalgoorlie, arriving just after 6pm.  All the caravan parks were shut so the one that answered our phone call got our business and ...

Day 2 Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 2 Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by elainedaniels

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We started our day with a tour of the Kalgoorlie Super Pit being mined by KCGM. The sheer size of this operation is amazing. From the massive haul pack trucks to the amount of rock being shifted to the pit itself – nothing is done on a small scale. ...

The Golden Outback, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Golden Outback

A travel blog entry by sally.andrews1

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... how the prospectors survived such harsh landscape; blistering heat and no water to speak of. We followed a pipeline from Perth to Kalgoorlie which was established to provide clean water to the area. We started our ouback treck in Coolgardie with an early ...

Been There, Done That!, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Been There, Done That!

A travel blog entry by alexander2012

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... was in the evening. We had a nice lunch together catching up with sparkling wine and trying to deal with the Perth hot weather! Kalgoorlie had a lot of wet weather for the past few days so many of the flights were cancelled. It was lucky we go to land ...

Day 1, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by densue

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... with Mick & Doreen, Marg and Tige to join us in Dubbo NSW . The first day we travelled 584kms to Kalgoorlie passing through Merridin, Southern Cross and Coolgardie.   We booked into the Discovery Caravan Park in Burt St Boulder/Kalgoorlie $36.90 ...

Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by lindann

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... bed because it was sooo cold. This morning we were up and on our way quickly as it was warm in the car. We arrived in Kalgoorlie around two  and plan to stay for a week before returning home. This is my last blog for this holiday we have driven 20 ...

Gold Rush, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Gold Rush

A travel blog entry by aylmore

... at Mt Charlotte where the famous CY O'Connor made Kalgoorlie the place it is today.  The 560km of pipe between Mundaring to Kalgoorlie ends at Mt Charlotte.  It was also the place where Paddy Hannan found that nugget that sent the world into a ...

Chances, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Chances

A travel blog entry by funkymonk

... from the city and this hostel. It's important to say at this point that I had been pre-warned, by several people, that Kalgoorlie is a cackhole. I didn't have high expectations - I've learned to put those aside while I'm in Australia - but my reason for ...

The Super Pit, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

The Super Pit

A travel blog entry by mackays

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... some washing, got supplies for the next few days and then tried to prepare some meals in advance. We took a drive around Kalgoorlie – Boulder. Their main street has been very well maintained and has the old verandah’s along with lots of old ...

Scenic Drive around Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Scenic Drive around Kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by wandarrah

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Had a look at the Super Pit. Very dusty down the bottom, we couldn't see a great ...

Beautiful Kalgoorlie best 6 days, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

Beautiful Kalgoorlie best 6 days

A travel blog entry by wherrol

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... of shops from KMart to Coles  and Bunnings (of course) all reflecting the status of the Australia's largest (or most populated) country town. However Kalgoorlie is not just a rich gold mining town. Right now it is suffering terribly after the Nickel ...

practice run, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

practice run

A travel blog entry by janice321

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Hi all Still trying to get my head around this technology.  I know it is easy for some of you!!!  The ones the other side of 50.    I am about to unpack and repack my bag to see if I can get rid of anything.  I'm almost ...

kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie, Australia travel blog

kalgoorlie

A travel blog entry by roaminoz

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Away from the beaches and we miss them already, we headed North to Kalgoorlie. Typical mining town but the open cut mine is done on a huge scale. As the mine site is so big the logistics of stopping the mine site from flooding in big rains must be pretty ...

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