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... at least enjoy the beautiful view from the carpark while we ate, and then have quick showers in the camp area there while getting changed out of our swimmers. Mission accomplished, we were off and out, and up! We joined the main road again at Scaddan railway siding, and went through the little towns of Grass Patch and Salmon Gums, before reaching Norseman where the Eyre Highway across the Nullarbor Plain actually finishes. Norseman is named after Laurie ...
... by our bus and Matt told us how privileged we were to see them so close, because they didn’t usually come that way. It made me feel like we were spotting some rare exotic animals in their native habitat!
After all this excitement, we needed some lunch and coffee which we ended up buying in something of a rush, because we had been told that there was to be a ‘blast’ ...
... werkers invliegen. Als je hier wilt werken moet je hier komen wonen wat een erg levendige stad creert hier in de outback van western australie. Deze stad zit boordevol goud mijning historie. In 1893 kwam Paddy Hannan hier en vond goud....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 ...
... of the night, backlit by the harsh glare of headlights, it looks just like you're in a zombie movie.
So we checked out the mine, and it was so huge it defied the lack of light and awed us with the scale of its sheer blacker-than-blackness. The huge, multi-story trucks that transport the ore looked like tiny ants from where we stood, and that gave the site the scale that was needed to really drive home how freakin' huge it was. I was dumbfounded.
... trucks look like mini micros. We were advised that we could take photos but couldn't publish them via email, Facebook etc. I guess that means no Travelpod diary publications either. Spoil sports. The Super Pit produces 800,000 ounces (22 tonnes) of gold per year. KCGM was formed in 1989 and operates 24 hours per day. They expect to still be productive until 2021. Did you know..... The gold produced for ...