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Japan By Rail

My JapanJapan is one of my top places to visit and not just because it is easy to visit Japan by rail!  It has such a unique culture, it having been largely isolated for many centuries.  The history is so different to other countries, well documented and illustrated...

Melbourne to Sydney

Left:  Melbourne Centrals Arrival Hall A Bit of CountryMelbourne to Sydney by train.  It is not the quickest mode of transportation between the 2 principal Australian cities, but there were a few reasons why I wanted to travel this way. I have seen cities and suburbs...

Climbing Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai or ‘Moses Mountain’​Climbing Mount Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula: Mount Sinai and St Catherine’s Monastery are 2-3 hours drive from Sharm el Sheik, although we had driven in 6-7 hours from Cairo, the capital of Egypt.  The last few hours navigating the...

India: Mumbai

Mumbai: History and Chaos FollowFollow India  Give yourself time! A vast and varied country full of stimulation, anguish, frustration and fascination.  Love it! Being a Brit I have always trodden carefully in India given the colonial past.  Yet I am nearly always...

Shimla, India : Back in Time

FollowFollow British ShimlaShimla is perhaps the British Colonial Resort in India.  Set in the cool (and in winter darn right cold), foothills of the Himlayas it is a 7-8 hour journey from New Delhi by train, but you end up in the Indian Independence pre 1940’s era,...

Asia

Asia Searching for..... Routes Beyond The Challenges Facing Asia Shimla Shimla  Mumbai Mumbai Bandung Jakarta to Bandung Seoul Seoul & DMZ Mount Sinai Melbourne Melbourne Japan Japan By Rail Asia Posts“Weather about to get better – it’s going to rain”...