Will (Wilbur) first fell in love with trains as a wonderful means to get somewhere exciting in the early '80s and consummated what has become a lifelong love affair in 1987, during a three week train tour of Europe. Hamish, Wilbur's long-term travel buddy, grew up with a passion for trains fuelled by his Stepdad & Uncle taking him train spotting as a kid. In 2006, circumstance saw them embark on a train adventure in Eastern Europe, evoking fabulous memories of their first ever trip together, a 1992 inter-rail adventure to Scandinavia and inside the former Iron Curtain. This was to become a regular pilgrimage and has now seen them travel by train together in over twenty-five countries in the east of the continent. Along the way they have met a plethora of eccentric characters, experienced a catalogue of comical episodes and got into a fair few scrapes, all against the backdrop of a diverse, fascinating, but often volatile region.
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|Size: ||11.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lulu Publishing Services|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781483429625 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|