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Photographers can’t go past this pub in Coolgardie, Western Australia

Published 16th December 2019

 

Built in 1898, the two-storied brick and iron Marvel Bar hotel is a classic example of early Federation Free Classical architecture in Australia and has got to be Coolgardie’s most photographed pub.

The pity is, it hasn’t been licensed since 1… Read More

Feature image - Coolgardie Marvel Bar Hotel c.1898

John Aspinall

Published 17th August 2015

In February 1895, at the age of 21, John Aspinall set off from his home at Skippers Point on New Zealand’s South island, bound for far-distant Coolgardie. Before he boarded ship at Dunedin, he was warned ‘not to go on any account’. One old man ‘who h… Read More

USA Travel blogger Matt Logan

Published 17th August 2015

Tourism WA recently invited American travel blogger Matt Logan to visit the Goldfields of Western Australia. Mandi Warry, Manager of Goldfields Tourism Network, recently spent two days escorting Matt on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail from Coolgardie to Leonora. Read More

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