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    Feb 20, 2021• by Mature_Solo_Traveler

    Herbert Hoover & Sons of Gwalia Mine, Western Australia

    On 21 December 1963 the Sons of Gwalia mine closed and the 1500 residents of Gwalia left town for ever. Trains were dispatched from Kalgoorlie 230kms (143 miles) south, and people took only what they...

    Feb 18, 2021• by Mature_Solo_Traveler

    The Inside Australia Statues at Lake Ballard, Western Australia

    Many people had told me that I really, really should go to Lake Ballard when I was in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. They raved so much about it, I was afraid that it might be a letdown...

    Feb 8, 2021• by Mature_Solo_Traveler

    Top 10 Things to See & Do at Rottnest Island, Western Australia

    Dutch explorer Willem de Vlamingh gave this beautiful island its name in 1696. He mistook the native animals, the quokkas, here for rats and named it Rottnest, meaning 'rats nest' in Dutch. The...

    Feb 6, 2021• by Mature_Solo_Traveler

    Top 10 Things to See & Do at The Tourist Mine, Kalgoorlie, Australia

    The Hannans North Tourist Mine is a great outdoor tourist attraction. There are so many things to see and do it can take around three hours of walking from exhibit to exhibit, reading the information...

    Sep 25, 2020• by Laila

    Best and Worst Things About Broome

    Broome is a beautiful town, with a unique blend of European and Chinese/ Japanese style architecture, a rich history and one of the most picturesque beaches in the world. Broome is definitely a...

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