Golddust Backpackers YHA
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGolddust Backpackers YHA Kalgoorlie
Not for backpackers at all.
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... as he said it was the horse who really found gold here, kicking up gold under the tree he was tied to. Norseman's population is around 1000, but at four o'clock on a Wednesday afternoon, it seemed like there wasn't a soul in sight. At second glance though, I think they were all at the pool! We continued up to Kalgoorlie, but then skirted around the town itself and headed out to Lake Douglas which is about 10km South West of town and stopped at the campsites there for the ...
... It's a gorgeous Sheep station, with original stone shearer quarters that are now converted to accommodation. The caravan park and gardens are really pretty, with lush green lawns (haven't seen that for over a week!) and spotless modern toilets. And lots of cool old vintage car wrecks and machinery. The view of the nearby rocky hills and pastures is really pretty and relaxing (a bit like Flinders Ranges) and there are home cooked meals in the dining ...
... like nothing has changed since 1893! That includes the "skimpy's".... every pub has at least one barmaid wearing only sexy underwear.
As we made our way home you could see the storm clouds building ahead of us and around 8pm the storm arrived. Huge lightning and thunder storm all around us. So far our little camper trailer is still in one piece and the storm seems to be moving into the ...
... to finally be doing it now.
Thanks to our hyper-preparedness, we got to the station super early and I had an hour and a half after check-in to sit on the platform, tapping my toes in anticipation while we waited for the staff to show up. The time passed quickly as we watched the preparation process of the GSR crews. They moved the train from the far track to the inside track on the platform, hooked up the engine and loaded cars on the carriers (something we ...
... vast wheatlands. Going to get out at Kalgoorlie tonight after dinner for about half an hour. Will be interesting as that is where both of our relatives first settled in the 1800's. Had a good dinner sitting with very pleasant couple who had driven a vintage car from Sydney to Perth and were now returning on the train. I had crab ...