So I’ve been back 6 months and now I’m stuck in the normal 9-5 of a office job. Guess chances for adventure are clearly over… Or maybe not… Link to this post!Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’ve been a bit slow writing a blog about the US. I will blame this on several factors. First is my natural inclination to sloth. But secondly its awesome and I’ve been too busy soaking it in. Link to this post!Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I have put up a page on Uzbekistan’s Railway Museum in Tashkent, which has a number of steam and diesel locomotives and is surprisingly popular with couples seeking romantic photographs?! Uzbekistan Railway Museum Page Do any train enthusiasts have any idea what this machine here is? My best bet is it might be a Soviet […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I seem to find myself coming across steam trains in various states of disrepair throughout my trip. Sometimes in museums, sometimes just outside train stations. Given I’ve now amassed quite a few photos of these I thought I would put up a new part of my blog to show them off, away from the eyes […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Having dragged myself away from Istanbul, I’ve enjoyed relaxing and taking in some of Turkey’s other famous attractions. The Roman ruins at Ephesus and the tourist and ballooning hotspot of Cappadocia. Both were good, but neither stood out. Ephesus, with its crowds does compare rather unfavourable to some of the lonely ancient cities I’ve seen in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Why, I asked myself, am I doing this? I’ve not slept properly for days, I’m in a town I’ve never heard of before, stuck in the middle of a thunderstorm, looking for a bus to yet another town that a week ago I’d never heard of. Why? I’d just got off a 5 hour train […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.