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Perth to Kalgoorlie Prospector

Image: Steve Collins Western Australia is, by far, Australia’s largest state.  Rich in agricultural resources and minerals, Western Australia has one of the world’s biggest mining industries, and the town of Kalgoorlie is still a huge producer of gold. The distance between Perth and Kalgoorlie is just under 600 km, and my preferred way of travelling that...

The Bernina Express Switzerland

Switzerland, because of its mountainous landscape and magnificent lakes, is renowned for its attractive and amazingly-engineered railway lines, some of which are so steep they seem to defy gravity.  One train that has a grand reputation for its great beauty and eye-popping gradients is the Bernina Express. This is a well-named panoramic train, which runs between...