We stayed a night at Norseman. There is a bush camp on the local sports ground. There was another caravan there when we got there. We started talking to them and found out they had just arrived from the Nullarbor. Continue reading “Norseman”
We were on the road the next day but before we left Kalgoorlie we drove to Boulder. Boulder is like a suburb of Kalgoorlie. Once they were two different towns but over time they have grown together. Boulder had a Goatcher Curtain. Continue reading “Boulder”
Having spent the whole day out I told Adrian he was taking me out someplace nice for dinner. It is always hard to pick a nice place to eat in a town you don’t know anything about. Continue reading “Kalgoorlie”
We also stopped in at Ora Banda for a drink. Ora Banda is where there was a disagreement with some of the outlaw bikie gang the Gypsy Jokers and the owner of the hotel Don Hancock. It is a long story with guns and bombing and sniper-style killing. We had one drink to say we have been there done that and didn’t complain as we left.
On our way back to Kalgoorlie we stopped at Broad Arrow Tavern. The tavern is still open for business in the evening. The tavern’s call to fame as far as I can see is you can write all over it. Continue reading “”
The next day we drove to Menzies and Lake Ballard, leaving the van in Kalgoorlie. In Menzies I was greeted with the rules of the toilet. Good to know. Continue reading “Menzies”
We stayed the first night in Kalgoorlie at the bush camp just as you enter the town. It is 24 hour only and a ranger comes around in the morning and in the evening to check and make sure no one has stayed for another night and to make sure each camper is self-contained. We woke in the morning to the ranger telling some backpacker off as they had pulled in late to camp and they shouldn’t have been there. We then moved to a caravan park.