Monday, August 07, 2017

"16 Best Train Trips in the World"

"16 Best Train Trips in the World" by Everett Potter, © National Geographic Traveler Magazine, July 18, 2017. (Travel Article)

"After three decades of riding trains all over the world ... I am still thrilled by a classic rail journey. ...

• Switzerland, the Glacier Express

• Russia, from Vladivostok to Moscow aboard the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian

• New Zealand, the TranzAlpine between Christchurch and Greymouth

• Australia, from Darwin to Adelaide

• California, the California Zephyr

• Canada, the Canadian from Toronto to Vancouver

• Argentina, the Train to the Clouds

• Europe, the Orient Express from London to Venice

• Africa, the Shongololo Express in Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe

• Japan, Train Suite Shiki-shima

• South Africa, the Blue Train from Pretoria to Cape Town

• India, the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

• Serbia and Montenegro, on Belgrade to Bar

• Swtizerland, on the Gotthard Panorama Express

• Ireland, on the Belmond Grand Hibernian

• United Kingdom, on the Caledonian Sleeper"

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