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The world"s most exotic railway journeys

Solomon, Brian

The world"s most exotic railway journeys

50 of the most dramatic, scenic and long-distance routes across the globe

by Solomon, Brian

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Railroads,
  • Railroad travel,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-205) and index.

    Other titlesWorld"s most exotic railway journeys :, Railway journeys
    StatementBrian Solomon ; with contributions from Paul Bigland, David Bowden and Scott Lothes
    ContributionsBigland, Paul, contributor, Bowden, David, 1952- contributor, Lothes, Scott, contributor
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 pages
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27193754M
    ISBN 101909612170
    ISBN 109781909612174
    OCLC/WorldCa922014432

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A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the world’s most exciting, unusual and exotic railway journeys, including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

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Some, such as the "Orient Express" route from Paris. Brian Solomon was editor of Pacific Rail news before becoming a freelance writer and photographer who has written over 50 books, including the best selling The World's Most Exotic Railway Journeys and whose work has appeared in numerous railway publications.

He has traveled to ride and photograph railways in more than 30 nations around the world. Travel by railway, particularly on historic routes or to exotic locations, holds a romance that can't be matched.

The 50 journeys traced in this book range from spectacular lines through the Andes or across the Khyber Pass, to travelling north from Helsinki to the Arctic and the famous Paris-to-Istanbul route of the Orient Express.

Each report is based on first-hand experience and. His work has appeared in numerous railway publications and he has authored more than 44 books. He has travelled to ride and photograph railways in more than 30 nations around the world.

For this book he has brought together a team of expert contributors, all with first-hand experience of the : A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the most exotic railway journeys across the globe, in Asia, Africa, Australia, North, Central and South America, and Europe.

Some of these, such as the Orient Express route from Paris to Istanbul, are historical and no. A portrait in words and photographs of 50 of the most scenic, remote and long-distance routes in Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South America, and Europe.

Some, such as the "Orient Express" route from Paris to Istanbul, are historical and no longer possible as a single journey; for these, full details of how to trace the route today accompany the description of the original. Get this from a library. The world's most exotic railway journeys: 50 of the most dramatic, scenic and long-distance routes across the globe.

[Brian Solomon; Paul Bigland; David Bowden; Scott Lothes] -- A portrait in words and photographs of 50 of the most scenic, remote and long-distance routes in Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South America, and Europe.

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A portrait in words and photographs of over 50 of the most exotic railway journeys across the globe, in Asia, Africa, Australia, North, Central and South America, and Europe.

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Route: Flåm to Myrdal Length: 20km Duration: one hour Jump aboard the Flåm Railway while enjoying a tour of Norway and you’ll experience one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys on one of the world’s steepest gauge railway lines – which took 20 years to build. Setting off from Flåm, a pretty village surrounded by fjords, the train climbs upwards.

The Flam Railway is a major Norwegian tourist attraction that hosts more thanpassengers annually, and many who have taken the ride claim that it travels through the most beautiful scenery Author: Caroline Costello.

10 of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe Nothing quite beats the romance of travelling on a steam train or shunting through mountains. These rides showcase Europe’s spectacular landscapesAuthor: Nick Inman. Jump aboard the Flåm Railway in Myrdal, as it skirts beside rivers, gorges and waterfalls on a spectacular descent towards some of the world’s most breathtaking fjords.

South Africa’s Trans-Karoo. As with many of the world’s most famous rail routes, South Africa’s Trans-Karoo stands out as a journey of a thousand stories.Traveling by rail is one of the greatest ways to explore this magnificent planet of ours.

There are numerous routes that take passengers through some of the most scenic areas in the world. These are some of the best of them 1. Mexico – The Copper Canyon Railway The official name of the Copper Canyon Railway is Ferrocarril Chihuahua [ ].The World’s Best Luxury Train Journeys Venice Simplon Orient Express London – Venice.

The historic carriages of the Orient Express, which has been in operation sinceoffer travelers some of the most uncontested luxury on an exciting journey between two of the most captivating cities in Europe – London and Venice.