Rydges Kalgoorlie Resort and Spa
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Decided on this trip we would not do the camping thing.
We did see all of Kalgoorlie .
Friday night we had very nice Chinese.
Saturday we visted the Mine Super Pit and found some caravan parks to stay on the wau=y back from Alice springs trip.
Had lunch at a small deli, WOW the filling werre massive, very nice …
... sisältyi mm. maailman pisin suora, 478 km. Myöskään asutusta ei radan varrella ihan hirveästi ollut: Ainoa isompi kaupunki matkan varrella oli kaivoskaupunki Kalgoorlie, johon tultiin puoli yhdentoista aikaan illalla, ja paikka oli pelottavan kuollut. Juna pysähtyi siellä reilun tunnin, ja ehdin kävellä pääkadun ympäristössä hyvän tovin, ja näin muutaman auton ja kolme ihmistä. Ainut auki oleva paikka oli 24/7 nettikahvila. Jotkut olivat ...
... Part of the Museum, The British Arms Hotel, was built in 1899 and is reputed to be the narrowest two storey hotel in the Southern Hemisphere measuring only 3.2 metres wide.
We had planned to do a tour of Questa Casa, the only original Brothel left in Kalgoorlie.However, the Madame who does the tours is on holiday for ...
... The museum was very interesting, it showed how the early prospectors improvised, they would get a fork out of a tree, tie a small wheel at the fork part and 'viola" a wheelbarrow, in which they carried the worldly possessions, which wasn't much!!
Today, Saturday, we had a tour of the Superpit, now that was also interesting, I won't bore you with the facts and figures, I had mixed thoughts when watching the trucks like ...
... location of the water storage tank. The water was scarce in Kalgoorlie in the early days. There was water in bores but it was all brackish, and it was in such demand for gold mining that a water pipe was commissioned from Perth to the gold fields. It was completed in 1903 and the story of the construction is described at Mt Charlotte.
We headed back to the caravan after this and the kids played on the playground and had a water fight.