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Et voila ! Je suis partie pour mon trip en auto stop !
Mon premier jour, un ami m'a deposer sur la grande route ( le Hayway). Dire aurevoir a mon coloc n'a pas ete cool, c'est vraiment un ga sympa :)
Apres avoir ete dans 6 differentes voitures et camions , 600 km, pour ma premiere journee !
A chaque fois, je n'attendais a peine 5 min …
It's a weird one is Kal, it's a mining town with a populaton of about 30000, 80% of which are blokes. The roads are really, really wide (goes back to when camels were the main form of transport, you can't back a camel train up so they just made the roads wider to turn them round instead) which makes jaywalking an extreme sport and the main form of …
Kalgoorlie-Boulder located in the Southern Outback is a golden city with a golden history. Normally towns and cities start their development next to a river bank due to trading, however Kalgoorlie set off next to enormous gold foundations. In 1893 Paddy Hannan found surface gold called gold nuggets. From that very day the place has grown into a …
... bordellos in the world and the only remaining brothel from the gold rush era and over 100 years old. They are still operating with the girls throwing open these doors each night. Lesley was not that keen on me doing the guided tour.
Once again, it is annoying that I can't upload pictures as we have some beautiful shots taken this day. Hopefully, I will be able to get this sorted out when we get home.
... drinking water. Stop buying those land fill non-biodegradeable nightmares if you do and turn on the tap. It’s clear bliss!
Another golden environmental fact: For every 6 trucks that leave the gold mine with full loads of dirt only one will contain any gold and the startling thing is the gold turns out to be a golf ball sized amount. It is the most waste producing of all of the mined metals!!
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Not for backpackers at all.
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