On day two of my three-day epic journey on The Ghan, I awoke from my slumber and gazed out the window. One of my favourite things about overnight train travel is laying in bed and watching the sun rise over the moving landscape.

And today was no exception. The earth was even redder than the day before, the trees were shorter, and there was more grass, hills, and textured landscapes that looked like mountains in the distance. These “mountains” were closer by breakfast, and interestingly weren’t as dramatic as they looked from afar; a testament to how flat everything else is in the Australian outback.

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