Posts Tagged: train

To Katherine

The first segment of our journey was a mere 4 hours to Katherine. As we were leaving Darwin, someone was recording our departure for posterity on their video camera before we crossed the East Arm with the industry of Darwin

To Katherine

The first segment of our journey was a mere 4 hours to Katherine. As we were leaving Darwin, someone was recording our departure for posterity on their video camera before we crossed the East Arm with the industry of Darwin

Training down the continent

Why did I go to Darwin if I didn’t plan on spending any time there?  Because it’s the starting station for The Ghan. The Ghan journeys from Darwin to Adelaide, crossing the Australian continent from north to south. The train

Training down the continent

Why did I go to Darwin if I didn’t plan on spending any time there?  Because it’s the starting station for The Ghan. The Ghan journeys from Darwin to Adelaide, crossing the Australian continent from north to south. The train

Oresund bridge and Drogden tunnel

The plan was to travel to Goteborg by train to Malmo, where I would change trains to the one Wallander uses to visit Copenhagen.  You know, the one that disappears under water mid-crossing from Sweden to Denmark. The first bit

Oresund bridge and Drogden tunnel

The plan was to travel to Goteborg by train to Malmo, where I would change trains to the one Wallander uses to visit Copenhagen.  You know, the one that disappears under water mid-crossing from Sweden to Denmark. The first bit

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

In and around Centralstation

Like in many other European cities, the station building in Goteborg is an architectural marvel, both from the inside and the outside. And like in many other European cities there is a fair amount of art in and around the

Getting to Goteborg

On my departure from Oslo, the weather turned drearier.  Luckily, at this speed the trip wasn’t too long. A lot of the #viewfromatrain was quite predictable.  Farmland and farmhouses painted the typical Swedish red with white contrast   A rather unusually

Getting to Goteborg

On my departure from Oslo, the weather turned drearier.  Luckily, at this speed the trip wasn’t too long. A lot of the #viewfromatrain was quite predictable.  Farmland and farmhouses painted the typical Swedish red with white contrast   A rather unusually

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

Hours in Oslo

Having spent quite some time in Norway already, I decided to only stop in Oslo for a few hours.  Luckily, they were sunny hours and I was exploring the sculptures around the station with many other visitors.  I imagine the

Training

The train journey from Bergen to Oslo is famously the most beautiful train journey in Europe.  From Bergen to Voss it is mostly in tunnels, by joining the train in Voss, I could get up later and not miss out

Training

The train journey from Bergen to Oslo is famously the most beautiful train journey in Europe.  From Bergen to Voss it is mostly in tunnels, by joining the train in Voss, I could get up later and not miss out