Posts Tagged ‘Australasia’

Riel World photo – Sydney Opera House

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The Sydney Opera House at sunset. I love the way the orange colors of dusk play off the angles of the Opera House.

Riel World photo – Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia skyline

A view of the striking skyline of Sydney, Australia, as seen from the Harbour Bridge.

Explore Australia by train

Sydney Australia

Australia is a vast land and a two-week vacation just doesn’t cut it if you’re intent on truly experiencing the place. But a few months during a career break? Now you’re talking. And if you have the time, it’d be a shame to fly from destination to destination and miss the true majesty of the continent. Luckily, Australia has an excellent train system and some of the most famous and breathtaking rail journeys in the world.

Riel World photo – Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Sydney, Australia A view of the Harbour Bridge at sunset.

Australia and other great train journeys

Trains are a great way to travel and there are many great rail journeys in the world.  One such trip cuts across central Australia, from Adelaide to Darwin.  Beverly Beyette recently took that 1,850-mile train ride and wrote about it for the Los Angeles Times. All told, the trip takes 48 hours, two full days of […]

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