EDITOR DES ABOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC

EDITOR DES ABOARD THE INDIAN PACIFIC

TRAIN WHISTLE BLOWING OK, all packed for our trip across the Nullarbor on the Indian Pacific,  It’s a VERY long train. Had to catch the train to Sydney first.  For heavens sake…..why couldn’t it pick us up on the way????   Pretty poor service considering my status.

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NULLARBOR TO PERTH

NULLARBOR TO PERTH

Nullarbor, from Latin meaning ‘no trees’, but that’s a bit of a misnomer. STORY CONTINUED FROM…….WESTWARD HO! Chatting to fellow passengers and gazing at the passing landscape  takes up a good deal of time aboard the Indian Pacific.   I always imagined the scenery  across the Nullarbor

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ALL STOPS TO KATOOMBA; AND THE PERFECT PIZZA

ALL STOPS TO KATOOMBA; AND THE PERFECT PIZZA

In  Australia’s bicentennial year of 2000, artist Vernon Treweeke completed a mural of  an imagined  night train journey  through the villages of the magnificent Blue Mountains of New South Wales. The mural decorates the walls of the pedestrian  tunnel beneath  Katoomba station. Three  of the villages were

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