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Tropical Tracks And Rails

Sri Lanka >>> Love this photo and would love to visit Sri Lanka! Have you been? What did you think?


Orient Express- It is totally a dream of mine to ride cross continent on a train in Europe!


10 spectacular rail journeys … that you’ve probably never heard of

Fianarantsoa to Manakara, Madagascar. This tropical train ride takes passengers through the lush jungle in the south-east of the island, along a railway built in the late 1920s. It’s not a glamorous journey; the carriages are run down and some of the track is reported to date back to the 1890s, but this snail-rail adventure is the best way to explore this part of Madagascar. And when we say snail rail, we really mean it. The line may only be 160km in length, but it can take anything up to 12…

10 of the best: train journeys

Credit: Alamy Chiang Mai, Thailand to Singapore An intimate view of the equatorial tropics minus the mosquitoes. A...


Downton on rails: Ivo Dawnay finds Burma’s soul via train and rail

The Eastern & Oriental Express near Singapore taken by writer Ivo Dawnay and wife Rachel Johnson