Rocks

Okay. We’ve had a wonderful time at Ayers Rock, but this post will be a little short of text because I’m really tired. Our hotel was messing us around a little bit, so this was one of the times where I had to earn my money as a tour manager. But let’s not worry about …

Reef

Today we visited the great barrier reef, courtesy of the highly polished and professional team at Quicksilver Cruises. Our shiny metal boat took us out from Port Douglas to the reef. once we arrived, there was a large pontoon to which we moored, and from where a large number of activities were available. Snorkelling, SCUBA …

Straya

Tuesday morning I'm off to Oz to ride The Ghan. The Tour is Ultimate Australia and the Ghan for Great Rail Journeys, and the map below shows where we're off to (We've had to reshuffle a couple of days due to various things not running on the promised days) but it shows the route plan …

The Mallet

Today we visited the Train Thur Doller Alsace. Another group of heritage rail volunteers who could not have been more charming and helpful! Due to unforeseen circs we had to shuffle the excursions round on a couple of days, including today. The rail team were happy to help us with an extended rail journey and …