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The Indian Pacific

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Forging its way through the outback from the Indian to the Pacific Ocean, this trans-continental train takes 65 hours to display some of the diverse wonders of Australia's interior, which include the sweeping Nullarbor Desert, Adelaide, the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie and the Blue Mountains, home to wombats, koalas and kookaburras.

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“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART FOUR”

So far in my 11,000km train journey across Australia and back, I’ve been aboard the Indian Pacific for three nights since getting on in Sydney. We’ve stopped in Broken Hill, Adelaide, Cook, and Kalgoorlie. Today, I ar… Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more on Nora's Blog

“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART ONE”

This Indian Pacific series is intended to give you a sense of what it’s like to travel on the Indian Pacific; from the people you meet, to the scenery you pass by, to simply living life on a train. Long-distance train travel is much less about the … Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more about Nora's Indian Pacific experience

“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART THREE”

At this point in the series, I’m four days into my epic 11,000 km journey across Australia (and back), and have spent the last two nights aboard the Indian Pacific, traveling from Sydney to Perth (and back).DAY THREEMy early night to bed last night… Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more about Nora's Indian Pacific experience

“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART FIVE”

What a journey so far! I’m two/thirds of the way through my 11,000 km train journey across Australia and back. After four nights on a train (with a night in Perth nestled in there), I’m still three days away from Sydney. And to my surprise, I… Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more on Nora's Blog

“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART SIX”

This is the last installment of my mammoth series about the Indian Pacific, which is part of an 11,000km train journey I took across Australia – and back again. My mission: to see if spending eight days on a train could inspire boredom. So far, no … Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more on Nora's Blog

“Taking the Indian Pacific Train Across Australia: PART TWO”

Thus far in this series, I’ve set the stage for my epic 11,000km train journey, boarded the Indian Pacific train in Sydney, explored my digs, and settled in for the night.Indian PacificDay TwoAccounting for a half-hour time change back before bedti… Read more...

Written by  Nora Dunn. Read more about Nora's Indian Pacific experience

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Your story is fantastic, Nora! Can't believe you're still not bored! What a life!

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