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You may be aware that I blog regularly for a number of clients. Each week I post a different topic about New Zealand for Go4Travel and occasionally additional blogs about other destinations, most recently from Chile and Italy. 162 more words

External Blog Posts

Six Days Seven Nights - The Fourth Night

The Fourth Night – 17-Oct-2013 :

RCF was a typical nondescript station with traffic mainly being employees moving in and out of the factory moving to Jalandhar and beyond. 1,258 more words


Wolves in sheep packaging

“No one could tell me, but I learned something else about Schaffhausen, a tiny curiosity of history.

The town was bombed by American aircraft in 1944. 958 more words


Reflections on the Rail

Life on the train is sleepy; it’s a casual pace that allows for reflection and connection to others.

Sitting in the observation car–passing the day as the miles roll along–the light from the windows warms and invigorates. 490 more words

Rail Travel

BritRail South West Pass

BritRail South West Pass: The All-Terrain Pass

The BritRail South West Pass gives you the option to choose rail travel on most rail services operated by First Great Western, South West Trains and Heathrow Express trains with your choice of first or second class rail travel for 3, 4, 8, 15 or 22 days or 1 month consecutive travel within a one-month period, or a flexi-pass offering rail travel any 3, 4, 8, or 15 days within a one-month period. 404 more words


Eurail Benelux Pass

Eurail Benelux Pass: The European Triple Crown

Belgium, The Netherlands (Holland), and Luxembourg have more in common than a royal heritage. They have the Eurail Benelux Pass, giving you extensive travel on the national rail networks of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, with your choice of any 3, 4, 5 or 8 days of rail travel within a one-month period. 264 more words


Second demise

To all those, myself included, who were wondering about second class rail travel in the UK. Well, thanks to the wonders of the internet I’ve discovered that the Railway Regulation Act 1844 laid down minimum standards for travel and provided compulsory services that had to be available at prices affordable to poorer people to enable them to travel to work, or to find work. 229 more words

Historical Nuggets